"The struggle is real, but so is God," reads an unattributed quote posted as an image to her Instagram account Sunday, when Bowie died after an. David Bowie – The Struggle Is Real. Label: Helden (2) – DEN/// Format: 4 x CD, Limited Edition, Unofficial Release. Country. Iman's poignant messages before husband David Bowie's death: "The struggle is real, but so is God" · Iman's heartfelt posts on Twitter over the. Iman Writes the 'Struggle Is Real, but So Is God' Hours Before David Bowie's Death Is Announced. Bowie's wife posted several inspiring messages. Hours before David Bowie's death was announced, his supermodel wife Iman Abdulmajid tweeted, 'the struggle is real, but so is God' to her. David Bowie's wife has posted on social media the "struggle is real, but so is God" following the death of her husband. That quote is accompanied by the caption: "Rise," and the hashtag #ImanDaily. Married to David Bowie for 23 years, supermodel Iman reflected. 'The struggle is real, but so is God': See Iman's poignant David 'The struggle is real, but so is God': See Iman's poignant David Bowie tribute. David Bowie's wife Iman Abdulmajid posted a tweet to say "the struggle is real, but so is God", less than a day before the glam rock singer. Supermodel and designer Iman and husband David Bowie arrive at the Iman, 60, tweeted a picture of the words, “The struggle is real.