Beyonce‘s tireless work ethic is one of the highest in the music industry. Her live shows are full of energy and she dances and performs from beginning to end with seemingly boundless energy. Most of that energy was due to Craig Adams, a Houston-based fitness trainer who used to train with Beyoncé, and even worked as a bodyguard from Beyonce‘s former girl group, Destiny’s Child.
But Beyonce’ and the rest of the Knowles family are mourning after finding out that Adams died from COVID-19, according to the singer’s mother Tina Knowles-Lawson.
“He became a part of the touring, and he was security for awhile,” said Lawson during an interview with ABC13’s Melanie Lawson. “If you knew Craig, he just always had a smile on his face. Always was positive … I’ve never heard him say one negative thing about anybody, even when they deserved it. He was just a good, honest guy.”
The 67-year-old died last week after contracting the virus.
“I am heartbroken,” she wrote on Instagram.
“I found out this morning that this amazing human being Craig Adams from Houston passed away last night from Covid,” Knowles wrote on Wednesday. “This horrible killer disease attacked his organs, his lungs first made him have kidney failure and as hard as he fought he succumbed to the disease last night.”
“Craig was a fitness trainer and was healthy! This is only the latest of Many friends and family that were lost to Covid,” she continued. “Craig was Beyoncé’s trainer and later security for Destiny’s Child. He was like a family member.”
“Such a beautiful human being, kind, loving, and gentle,” Knowles-Lawson added in her tribute. “RIP Craig we love you!”
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What we do know that getting vaccinated is one of the best ways to fight the virus. As of August 2021, 50.4 percent of the United States’ populace have been fully vaccinated, while 59.2 percent have received at least one dose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Data compiled by Johns Hopkins University show that more than 36 million COVID-19 cases have been reported in the nation since the start of the pandemic, with approximately 619,093 coronavirus-related deaths.
On Wednesday, local news outlet KHOU reported that the Houston Methodist Hospital is running out of available hospital beds as the city sees an increase in COVID-19 cases, particularly due to