Freeda Foreman, George Foreman's Daughter, Dies at 42
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Freeda Foreman is known for following in her father’s footsteps and becoming a professional boxer. She won five out of six matches before she retired and raised a family. She also was featured in several documentaries about her father and on an episode of the TV show “King of the Hill.”
On Sunday, her father posted about Freeda’s death on Twitter.
“‘Daddy I want to Box,’ ‘Get an Education first’ I said, well she Brought The bacon home (degree) 2 Kids 3 Grands (Husband),” George Foreman wrote on Twitter. “First Sunday in 42 years without my Freeda. She’s With her maker now. 10 kids forever. Just 1 more day I wanted okay 1 more year aw 1 more decade.”
Daddy I want to Box,”Get an Education first” I said, well she Brought The bacon home ( degree) 2 Kids 3 Grands (Husband) First Sunday in 42 years without my Freeda. She’s With her maker now.10 kids forever. Just 1 more day I wanted okay 1 more year aw I more decade pic.twitter.com/q6mMSBxWqE
— George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) March 11, 2019
Fans and friends reacted to her death on Twitter and shared condolences online as well.
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) March 10, 2019
@GeorgeForeman I am so terribly sorry for the loss of your beloved daughter Freeda. Praying for you, her children, husband, grandchildren and all who loved her. May God bless you and your family at this most difficult time. Love engulfing you now.
— Ariaa Jaeger (@AriaaJaeger) March 11, 2019
@GeorgeForeman …My Condolences to you and your family in your time of loss…R.I.P Freeda Foreman ????
— Landau Eugene Murphy (@landaueugenejr) March 11, 2019
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