DMX's ex-wife Tashera and his fiancée Desiree hold hands at memorial service, Internet calls them 'real women'

Simmons honored DMX's fiancée Lindstrom and said, 'Real women do real things, I am a real woman and a woman of God, that (Lindstrom) woman is a woman of god'


                            DMX's ex-wife Tashera and his fiancée Desiree hold hands at memorial service, Internet calls them 'real women'
Late rapper DMX and his ex-wife Tashera Simmons and fiancée Desiree Lindstrom (Getty Images/Twitter)
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DMX’s loved ones honored the late rapper during a BET telecast of his homegoing on Sunday, April 25. During the emotional event, DMX’s children, his Ruff Ryders family, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, his ex-wife Tashera Simmons, fiancée Desiree Lindstrom and more took to the pulpit at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York. 

During the event, while giving an emotional speech about DMX, Simmons also honored DMX's fiancée Lindstrom and said, "Real women do real things, I am a real woman and a woman of God, that (Lindstrom) woman is a woman of god." She further said, "And that's why I love you." After which Lindstrom came up on the stage and the two hugged and while holding hands Simmons further asked Lindstrom to be the woman "he (DMX) taught you to be".

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DMX performs at Masters Of Ceremony 2019 at Barclays Center on June 28, 2019, in New York City (Getty Images)

As soon as the internet saw the two ladies holding hands and hugging each other, they started talking about it. One internet user said, "This moment between DMX’s ex-wife Tashera and his fiancée Desiree was really, really special #BETRemembersDMX." While another one said, "That’s a TRUE LADY there! That’s what real women do!!! My hat is tipped off to Tashera Simmons."

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A fan got emotional and wrote, "Tashera spoke so much truth at DMX's funeral service. Her sermon about Earl was powerful. My tears are flowing. This breaks my heart. Beautiful words at #dmxfuneral." Another fan said, "The tears came the first few seconds of his homecoming yesterday and then this.. I had to move to a towel running out of tissues! #DMXMemorial #dmxfuneral #DMXCelebrationOfLife."

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While one fan paid tribute to the late rapper and said, "Your true character is revealed by the woman you choose...your woman reflects who you are as a man. Real woman shit right here!!!! R.I.P X Forever!!" Calling it "sisterhood" another fan said, "This What Sistahood is about A Beautiful moment Learn from this young Sistas We are our Sistas Keepers Being there for each other A Royal Salute."

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Earl Simmons, the soulful rapper known as DMX, who had a string of No. 1 albums in the late 1990s and early 2000s but whose personal life struggles came to rivaled his lyrical prowess, died on April 9, 2021, in White Plains, NY. He was 50. His family announced the death in a statement. He had been on life support at White Plains Hospital after suffering what his family called “a catastrophic cardiac arrest".

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