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Kelis' husband, photographer Mike Mora, tragically passes away at 37 battling stage 4 stomach cancer


Kelis’ husband, photographer Mike Mora, tragically passes away at 37 after battling stage 4 stomach cancer

The photographer community and singer Kelis are in mourning, after the singer’s husband Mike Mora tragically passed away at just 37 years of age.

The renowned photographer revealed back in September 2021 that he was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer back in September 2020 and given just 18 months left to live.

Reps for Kelis, 42, confirmed her husband’s death in a statement (via ET), asking fans to respect her privacy at this time.

R.I.P.: The photographer community and singer Kelis are in mourning, after the singer's husband Mike Mora tragically passed away at just 37 years of age

R.I.P.: The photographer community and singer Kelis are in mourning, after the singer’s husband Mike Mora tragically passed away at just 37 years of age

‘Sadly, it’s true that Mike Mora has passed away. We would ask all to respect Kelis and her family’s privacy as of right now. Thank you,’ said Steve Satterhwaite, of Red Light Management.

The singer has yet to publicly comment about her husband’s passing on any of her verified social media platforms quite yet. 

Kelis and Mora married in 2014, with the couple sharing son Shepherd, 6, and a daughter whose name she has yet to reveal in September 2020.

No comment: The singer has yet to publicly comment about her husband's passing on any of her verified social media platforms quite yet

No comment: The singer has yet to publicly comment about her husband’s passing on any of her verified social media platforms quite yet

The singer also shares 12-year-old son Knight with her ex-husband Nas, who she was married to from 2005 to 2010.

The couple have been living on a remote farm in Temecula, California, outside of Los Angeles since January 2020, which they had managed together and raised their kids.

Mora took to his Instagram in late September 2021 to reveal he had stage 4 stomach cancer which was spreading to the lymph nodes in his back.

Cancer: Mora took to his Instagram in late September 2021 to reveal he had stage 4 stomach cancer which was spreading to the lymph nodes in his back

Cancer: Mora took to his Instagram in late September 2021 to reveal he had stage 4 stomach cancer which was spreading to the lymph nodes in his back

He shared a photo of a man from UCLA, which, ‘was taken as I was being transferred to the oncology section of UCLA Santa Monica from nearby Ronald Reagan hospital.’

‘This gentleman, Latin brotha, saw how weak I was. He looked back at me before leaving my room and said “I’ve seen people make it out of the craziest situations, be strong brotha, you got this.” I’ll never forget his face….’ Mora said.

They said 18 months. It’s been exactly 12. Here we go.. Scared as F¥#% … The story will continue.. Love you @kelis,’ he concluded.

Another photographer, Brian Bowen Smith, shared a heartfelt tribute on his Instagram on Monday.

Tribute: Another photographer, Brian Bowen Smith, shared a heartfelt tribute on his Instagram on Monday

Tribute: Another photographer, Brian Bowen Smith, shared a heartfelt tribute on his Instagram on Monday

‘Saddened to hear the news about our dear friend Mike passing away last night. Working with you was such a pleasure. I loved all of your questions and your passion for your family and photography,’ he began.

‘Reminds me of me. Sending love to his wife and family. Mike had been sick for a minute but he loved being on set. Today we will be thinking of you at every frame. Great example of why you need to live every day to the fullest. And be great full for every day your here. Love you MM. Way to soon. He was an amazing photographer and would have gone far. Sweetest guy I ever met. check out his page @mikemorafotos,’ he concluded.

Musician Dallas Austin also posted a tribute on Instagram, adding, ‘All i can say is that we LOVE YOU DEARLY Mikey,’ with a red heart emoji.

Tribute: Musician Dallas Austin also posted a tribute on Instagram, adding, 'All i can say is that we LOVE YOU DEARLY Mikey,' with a red heart emoji

Tribute: Musician Dallas Austin also posted a tribute on Instagram, adding, ‘All i can say is that we LOVE YOU DEARLY Mikey,’ with a red heart emoji

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