Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Damien Marley’s Mom, Cindy Breakspeare, Incites Backlash Over Bob Marley Birthday Tribute

One of Bob Marley’s baby mamas has come under fire over her tribute post for the late star on what would have been his 79th birthday.

via: Vibe

Breakspeare, 69, shared details of the places she and the reggae legend created “countless” memories, alongside photos of herself, Marley, and Damian.

“Bob, on what would have been your 79th Birthday, I celebrate the incredible impact you’ve had globally, cherish our amazing son Damian, and reminisce about the beautiful times we shared,” she wrote. “From 56 Hope Road to your mother’s home in Delaware and Miami, New York, Oakley Street in London, The Bahamas, Trinidad, and beyond. The memories are countless, but our love for you is endless. Happy Birthday to the people’s hero, loved and revered by all.”

Breakspeare was one of many women Marley had an affair with during his marriage to Rita Marley. Their romance lasted six years until his death in 1981 and will be portrayed in the upcoming biopic, Bob Marley: One Love. British actress Umi Myers will play Breakspeare.

However, fans of Marley don’t see this as just another innocent birthday tribute, as many felt it was highly disrespectful. One tweeted, “56 Hope Road was the home of his wife. What a classless woman. Truly sick stomach.” Someone else chimed in, “It’s comforting to know that the way sidechicks act has been the same for generations. Like u being a bird has nothing to do with social media, the time u was born in, etc. It’s just who u r…. Ur exactly like the women before u. That’s kinda beautiful idk.”

Elsewhere, Breakspeare was defended as someone. who wrote, “For those of you having all these NEGATIVITY towards this post, you really do not know Bob Marley. To be so disrespectful to the youngest veteran’s mother is absurd. Know your history and please leave Miss World alone.”

Comedian Mel Mitchell took a different approach, though, and praised Rita for having her own affair.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

“So I knew Bob Marley had 11 kids from 9 women. He had 8 babies on his wife. I was hoping they touched on it in the film cuz I had Google open the whole movie. What I DID NOT know was that his wife Rita had two outside babies on him as well. I know that’s mf right,” she tweeted.

Breakspeare has previously spoken about her relationship with Marley. She told Ron Fanfair in 2019 that their romance was “scary” because “‘uptown’ girls of light complexion didn’t have relationships with Rastas.”

Yet, she knew the relationship would be life-changing. “I knew I was crossing that invisible line in the sand […] Bob was a man on a mission who knew what he was about. He was very purpose-driven, inspirational and influential all rolled into one. I knew that if I became involved with Bob, it would change my life forever.” They welcomed their son in 1978.




You May Also Like


mugshot Dutch police arrested rapper Nicki Minaj in the Netherlands for drug possession, according to reports. Nicki recorded police asking her about drugs as...


MEGA/WENN A judge set $160,000 bond for Sean Kingston’s mother, Janice Turner, who spent the night in the Broward County Jail. Authorities arrested Turner...


Screengrab Gayle King is desperate to land a man before she turns 70 in December. The daytime talk show host tried to shoot her...


Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Angel Reese wasted no time taunting her college rival Caitlin Clark after the Chicago Sky defeated the New York Liberty last...

Entertainment Travis Scott and Tyga brawled during an event in Cannes, France on Thursday, May 23. Rumor has it that the fight was over...


Screengrab Beyonce’s mother Tina Knowles defended Kelly Rowland after her viral incident at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday. Kelly attended the red carpet...


Kelly Rowland made headlines when she chastised a female security guard for being rude to her at the “Marcello Mia” movie premiere on Tuesday....


Instagram Broward County SWAT teams and dozens of deputies raided Sean Kingston’s Florida home on Thursday. The rapper’s mother, Janice Turner, was taken away...


WENN, Screengrab Someone compiled a list of Joe Budden’s alleged domestic abuse victims — including model/actress Esther Baxter and Tahiry Jose. The hit list,...


Copyright © 2022 I AM SISSY BROWN