Bronny James is playing some defense.
Like his father before him, Bronny James is facing the challenges of being thrust into the limelight at a young age.
Despite this, the 18-year-old USC commit recently shared a photo of himself with rumored girlfriend Peyton Gelfuso at prom. Unfortunately, internet trolls seized upon the opportunity to leave cruel comments.
However, Bronny has reportedly not allowed these remarks to affect him. Instead, he is determined to rise above the negativity and prioritize protecting his girlfriend.
A source stated that Bronny understands the pressures associated with being LeBron James’ son and is taking things one day at a time in order to succeed in his future NBA career.
According to Daily Mail, he wants to “rise above the haters” and only cares about “protecting his girlfriend.”
Now, someone close to the family has dished on how Bronny has reacted to the nasty messages, and according to the insider, he’s not letting them ‘get under his skin.’
They explained exclusively tothat he’s had a ‘target on his back for a long time’ as he’s the son of a high-profile sports star, which allowed him to form a ‘thick skin.’
‘Bronny has had a target on his back for such a long time. Being the son of LeBron James is not easy,’ the source dished.
‘The comparisons and criticisms that have come his way and will come his way can be stressful, but he seems to rise above them most of the time.
It’s commendable that Bronny is not letting the haters get in the way of what truly matters. There was also that pesky Bronny cheating rumor.
Bronny has been making headlines recently. Most notably, the eldest James son is rumored to have provided some insight that LeBron may be leaning towards retirement.