Who Was Floyd Mayweather’s Assistant Marikit “Kitchie” Laurico?
FLOYD Mayweather and his family are mourning the untimely death of his longtime personal assistant, Marikit “Kitchie” Laurico.
Here we look at her time working with Mayweather, along with any honors that have been paid to her.
Who was Marikit “Kitchie” Laurico?
Marikit “Kitchie” Laurico was the longtime assistant to boxing legend Floyd Mayweather.
She sadly died suddenly at the age of 47 after representing Mayweather for over 10 years.
Laurico was a key member of “The Money Team” after a chance meeting with the Champion. He asked her to be his personal assistant and marketing manager, a position she held until her death.
She was by Mayweather’s side and traveled the world with him for fights and promotional activities.
Kitchie immigrated to the United States from the Philippines at the age of 11. During her studies she studied marketing and public relations.
No cause of death has been confirmed, but some reports suggest it was a heart attack.
What did Floyd Mayweather say about Kitchie?
Mayweather has not yet spoken about the death of his longtime friend and personal assistant, but other members of his family have paid tribute.
Mayweather’s daughter expressed her sadness at the death.
She said: “This doesn’t feel real… my heart is so heavy. You were more than just my father’s assistant, you were family.
“You were the definition of someone with a good heart, you always lifted people up and made them feel good.
“There is no one really missed like you, I love you forever.”
Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe posted two heartbroken emojis on Twitter in response to a tribute to Kitchie by WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman.
Oscar winner Jamie Foxx also spoke of his devastation on the news.
He wrote on Instagram: “I know they say God doesn’t make mistakes but c’mon man not @ikitchie my heart is broken. I only saw you two weeks ago. So many questions as to why… Rest well my blessed friend who left too soon for no reason.”
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