How Richie Sambora Stepped in to Help Megyn Kelly’s Son After the Death of Yates’ Music Teacher

After the formerandnbsp;Todayandnbsp;and Fox News host, 49, tweeted the sad news last week that Yatesandrsquo; music teacher had died as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), she spoke to PEOPLE about how former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora stepped in to lift her sonandrsquo;s spirits. Theyandrsquo;ve danced together to Bon Jovi songs and itandrsquo;s actually quite delightful,andrdquo; Kelly says, adding of a recent FaceTime conversation she and husband Douglas Brunt had with Sambora, 60, andldquo;We talked about Yates, we talked about music and his music teacher and all that stuff. Richie Sambora is sending you a guitar?andrsquo; And heandrsquo;s like, andlsquo;Yes.andrsquo; And he goes, andlsquo;And he asked if I would be available by FaceTime for some lessons and we could write a song together about Mr. Sorel.andrsquo; andrdquo; Never miss a story andmdash; sign up for PEOPLEandrsquo;s free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. RELATED: Heather Locklearandrsquo;s Ex-Husband Richie Sambora Says Heandrsquo;ll andldquo;Always Be Thereandrdquo; for Her and Daughter Ava andldquo;I thought Richie was going to come up with a little ditty; it was well beyond that,andrdquo; she adds, sharing that Sambora also offered to send her son an amplifier. I think theyandrsquo;re going to get it tomorrow,andrdquo; the musician (whoandrsquo;s dad to daughter Ava, 22) continues, promising to andldquo;be teachingandrdquo; Yates andldquo;virtually however long he wants to do it.andrdquo; RELATED VIDEO: Megyn Kelly on Leaving Fox News So She Could Watch Her Kids Grown Up: andldquo;I Hadnandrsquo;t Tucked Them Into Bed on a Weeknight in Three Yearsandrdquo; Kelly is andldquo;a lifelong Bon Jovi fanandrdquo; who andldquo;always loved Richie but never knew him,andrdquo; which makes his relationship with their family (which also includes son Thatcher Bray, 6andfrac12;, and daughter Yardley Evans, 9) extra meaningful.

Source: People

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