Entertainment : More than 20 of Sidney Poitier’s Bahamas relatives missing after Hurricane Dorian

Home Entertainment: Greater Than 20 of Sidney Poitier’s Bahamas family members missing out on after Cyclone Dorian

Star Sidney Poitier (Image by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for The Brigitte and also Bobby Sherman Kid’s Structure)

Bahamian family members of the renowned star Sidney Poitier that still live in the island country have actually been reported missing out on after the destruction left following Cyclone Dorian recently.

Poitier’s nephew, Jeffrey Poitier, 66, claimed on Thursday that greater than 23 of the household’s participants, consisting of his sibling, Barbara and also his grown-up kids are amongst those that are missing out on in Freeport, Bahamas, the Daily Mail records

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We still could not locate anybody, neither have we spoken with them,” Jeffrey claimed. “We are still trying to find and also waiting on them to show up quickly. It has all of us fretted.

‘ We are attempting to connect to them making use of every method offered to us yet we are not listening to anything,” he included. “We are deeply fretted.'”

Jefferey, that is additionally a star, hangs around in both New Orleans and also in the Bahamas on Feline Island, claimed that he prepares to fly to Freeport through helicopter to look for his sibling. He currently had strategies to go to the island to attend his uncle, Reginald Poitier’s funeral service, that passed away last month.

‘ It’s been really dissuading, really frustrating and also really difficult for everyone below in the Americas,” Jeffrey claimed. “It is challenging needing to await information to learn what took place to your household. I am really anxious.”

The Group 5 storm has actually eliminated a minimum of 46 individuals until now and also about 70,000 have actually been influenced and also want “life-saving support.”

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Bahamian origins

The well-known star and also supervisor was birthed in 1927 in Miami to Bahamian moms and dads that had a ranch on Feline Island.

Today, greater than 500 Bahamians come from the prolonged household of Poitier, according to Jeffery. His member of the family, Kimberly Poitier, that stays in Tampa florida, Florida, has actually additionally been trying to find family members.

Throughout her search, she got an upgrade that her relatives had actually gotten away Freeport on a watercraft. Among the participants were called Barbara, yet however it had not been Jeffry’s sibling after he saw an image of the female.

Jeffrey claimed he’s waiting on any kind of updates concerning his household.

‘ I am anxious and also waiting on information, any kind of information will certainly provide for currently. I require to understand,” he claimed.

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