Nicki Minaj mourns the loss of her managing director.
Angela “Angie” Kukawski was reported missing on December 22nd. The next day, police discovered the 55-year-old celebrity executive’s body in the trunk of their car in Simi Valley, California. Her death was classified as homicide by the Ventura County Coroner’s Office.
Kukawski, mother of five, worked for Boulevard Management in Woodland Hills, which specializes in accounting and financial management services for entertainers, athletes and entrepreneurs diversity.
Kukawski’s famous clients were Kanye West, Offset, the Kardashians, the Tupac Shakur estate, and Nicki Minaj.
In a post on her Instagram story, Minaj paid tribute to her late manager. “The hardest working, most dependable, and sweetest person you could ever know. You don’t deserve this, Angela. My heart breaks for your children. Rest in peace, ”she wrote.
The Kardashian family named Kukawski in a statement to E! Messages. “She took care of each of us and made things possible that were impossible,” said the family. “She is sorely missed and we extend our condolences to her family and loved ones at this difficult time.”
The Simi Valley Police Department and the Los Angeles Police Department have arrested Kukawski’s 49-year-old friend Jason Barker on suspicion of murder. Barker allegedly killed Kukawski in their shared home in Sherman Oaks, put them in their car and drove to the Simi Valley.
Barker has been posted to Van Nuys Jail and is held on $ 3.07 million bond.