The usually prolific tweeter has been mostly silent online since his love's passing, but on Sunday morning, he shared some incredibly wise words about the situation, and they came from his seven-year-old daughter Alice.
Booting Idol hopefuls may be hard for the sympathetic judge, but fortunately she has hubby Nick Cannon to make her feel better!
Can you believe the couple have been together for FIVE years???!! And they're still going strong while Nick works away tirelessly to put together anniversary plans that will TOP last year's Parisian celebration.
Ch-ch-check out the video and find out how the parents of two will be celebrating the romantic big day (above)!!
The brunette shared a sweet photo with her former flame and penned a heartbreaking caption in his memory.
The late sports star's longtime love reflected on their time together, writing:
"My deepest love goes out to those who saw jose as more than an athlete, but as a passionate, raw human being. The heart break is unbearable. There was so much more to him than anyone could even begin to understand. I'm fortunate enough to have loved and be loved by jose, and his family, for over 3 crazy beautiful years."
Miz Mendoza admitted she will always love the 24-year-old, and told her followers to never take moments with their loved ones for granted, adding: