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Actor Robert DeNiro grandson, Leandro DeNiro died

Actor Robert DeNiro grandson, Leandro DeNiro died

Drena De Niro appears to have spoken out about the cause of her son Leandro’s untimely death.

Leandro De Niro Rodriguez was announced dead on Sunday (2 July). He was 19 years old and
had appeared as an actor in the 2018 films A Star is Born and Cabaret Maxime.
After the news of his passing broke, Leandro’s grandfather, prolific actor Robert De Niro, issued
a statement expressing his “deep distress” at the family’s sudden loss.

Drena, also an actor, has posted several photos of Leandro on social media in recent days,
sharing her grief with fans and friends. In one tribute post, she shared her gratitude for people who had sent messages of support since she announced Leandro’s death.

According to a HuffPost report, Drena responded to a comment on the post with a claim about
how Leandro died. “Someone sold him fentanyl-laced pills that they knew were laced yet still sold them to him so for all these people still f***ing around selling and buying this s***, my son is gone forever,”
her reply reads. An official cause of death has not yet been announced by authorities.

Drena’s post is a black-and-white photo of Leandro smiling while looking to the side of the
frame, to social media. “None of this is right or fair and my heart hurts in a way I never knew possible while still breathing and barely functioning,” her caption reads. Drena initially shared the news of her son’s death on social media on Sunday. “My beautiful sweet angel,” she wrote at the time. ” I have loved you beyond words or description from the moment I felt you in my belly. You have been my joy my heart and all that was ever pure and real in my life.

Leandro De Niro Rodriguez, grandson of actor Robert De Niro, has died. He was 19 years old.
“I’m deeply distressed by the passing of my beloved grandson Leo,” De Niro tells EW on
Monday in a statement provided by the Oscar winner’s rep. “We’re greatly appreciative of the
condolences from everyone. We ask that we please be given privacy to grieve our loss of Leo.

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“In her own statement, Drena De Niro, mother to Leandro, says, “It is with immeasurable shock and sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved son Leo. We thank you for the outpouring of
love and support and ask that we are given privacy at this time to process this inconsolable
grief.”

No further details are available at this time.

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