After news broke about her passing, Lemon tweeted, “Thanks everyone for your words of sympathy. Please keep my family in your prayers. Leisa was my oldest sister & partner in crime growing up. Always had my back. #RIPbigSis.”
On Thursday, Don also posted a video of children discussing black excellence, which “lifted” his spirits.
Lemon took a night off from “CNN Tonight” following his sister's unexpected death.