Jennifer Garner pays touching tribute after mourning sad death of friend


The Hollywood paid tribute on social media following the death of Cokie Roberts

Hanna Fillingham

Jennifer Garner was amongst these to pay tribute to Save the Children Trustee Cokie Roberts, who has tragically handed away after battling breast most cancers. The Hollywood actress is a an envoy for the charity, and posted a touching message on Instagram Stories after listening to the information of Cokie’s passing. The star shared a photograph of Cokie, and wrote: “Wife, mother, grandmother. Award-winning journalist. Champion for children with @savethechildren. Friend. We will miss you. Rest in peace.” Cokie was an ABC News and NPR journalist, and her death was introduced by ABC News on Tuesday.

Jennifer Garner paid tribute to Cokie Roberts following her death

The 13 Going on 30 actress has been working with Save the Children for a few years and joined the charity’s Board of Trustees to deepen her dedication to points affecting kids. The mother-of-three typically shares updates on Instagram of her work, which incorporates residence visits to native households. Jennifer not too long ago revealed that her child meals model, Once Upon A Farm has now partnered with Wholesome Wave to assist Save the Children households in Lose Angeles to obtain pre-loaded debit playing cards that they will use of their native supermarkets in order that they will get recent fruit and greens.

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Jennifer has been working with Save the Children for a few years

Jennifer typically makes use of her platform to talk out about causes and assist affect change. She can be passionate concerning the setting and animals, and shared a video a number of months in the past to encourage her followers to assist save the bees. Jennifer has additionally used social media to indicate her help for the LGBT group, not too long ago posting a video of the movie Love Simon, during which she performed the mom of a teenage son who comes out to his dad and mom on Christmas morning. The star posted the emotional scene, during which her character tells Simon that he “deserves to exhale”, and within the caption she wrote that she had by no means been extra proud to be in a movie.

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As nicely as engaged on charity tasks, Jennifer has been busy appearing within the upcoming Netflix movie, Yes Day. The star appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon final week to debate the film, and revealed that she permits her kids to have one ‘sure day’ a 12 months too, which is one thing they love, regardless of pondering that they mum is not so enjoyable the remaining of the 12 months round. When speaking about Yes Day, based mostly on the kids’s e book by the late Amy Krouse Rosenthal, she stated: “It’s about a mum who one day of the year says ‘yes’ all day long, and if you’re like me, I kill the fun. I am so lame. I say no to everything. They call me ‘The Dragon,'” she joked.

The star continued: “So, on one day a year, I just say ‘yes,’ which literally applies to anything, even if her kids say, ‘We want pizza with ice cream for breakfast, or with toothpaste.'” Jennifer additionally revealed that whereas her oldest daughter Violet, 13, and youngest youngster, son Samuel, seven, have very totally different concepts on what defines “fun”, the one factor they bond over is joking with their mum – usually at her expense!

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