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Kobe Bryant’s Wife Vanessa Makes Major Change with His Mamba Sports Foundation


After his retirement from pro basketball, Kobe Bryant dedicated the last years of his life to his Mamba Sports Foundation. On Thursday, Kobe’s wife Vanessa announced a big change to the foundation to honor their daughter, Gianna, who also perished in the helicopter crash that killed nine people. She wrote on Instagram, β€œBecause there is […]

Kobe and Gigi Bryant’s Memorial Service Plans Unveiled Today

Exclusive TMZ/Getty The plans for Kobe and Gigi Bryant‘s Staples Center memorial are getting locked down and details for the service will be unveiled today. Sources familiar with the planning tell us event organizers are working closely with Kobe’s family to finalize who will speak at the service, and which singers and entertainers will take […]

Gayle King Slammed For Asking About Kobe Bryant’s Rape Case During Lisa Leslie Interview!!

Gayle King is under fire from her viewers after the CBS This Morning anchor sat own with WNBA player Lisa Leslie and brought up his rape case during the sitdown. “It’s been said that his legacy is complicated because of a sexual assault charge which was dismissed in 2003, 2004. Is it complicated for you, […]

Mark Wahlberg Says Wife β€˜Paralyzed with Fear’ After Kobe Bryant’s Death

Mark Walhberg revealed how Kobe Bryant’s tragic death is affecting his family. During an interview with Extra at the premiere of his HBO series “McMillions$” on Friday, the 48-year-old actor opened up about how the horrific accident that took the NBA legend’s life, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, is making him appreciate his four […]

Kobe Bryant’s Ex-Teammate Smush Parker Regrets Beef

Play video content Exclusive TMZSports.com Ex-Laker Smush Parker knows exactly what he would have said if he and Kobe Bryant ever crossed paths again — but now that he can’t, it’s become a huge regret. Parker, the starting point guard for the Lakers for from 2005 to 2007, told us … he wishes they could […]

Makers of Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Urge Customers to Add Warning System

Exclusive Getty/Backgrid Composite Sikorsky, the manufacturer of the helicopter that crashed with Kobe Bryant and 8 others, is actively taking steps to make sure other fliers of the S-76 add the critical system missing from Kobe’s chopper. The specific model flying Kobe was the S-76B and, as you know, the NTSB said it wasn’t equipped […]

Vanessa Bryant’s Statement About Kobe and Gianna’s Deaths

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04:  Kobe Bryant, Vanessa Laine Bryant arrives at the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Vanessa Bryant released an emotional statement on Wednesday following the deaths of her husband, Kobe, and daughter Gianna. Along with an Instagram photo featuring Kobe, Gigi, and her three other daughters, Natalia, Bianka, and Capri, Vanessa penned a heartbreaking note, remembering her loved ones. She also changed her profile photo to one of Kobe and […]

How Kobe Bryant’s Wife Vanessa Just Honored Him on Instagram


Days after Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna lost their lives in a helicopter crash along with seven other people, Vanessa Bryant has returned to social media. While she hasn’t shared a new post, Vanessa has changed her profile pic on Instagram to a 2016 photo of Kobe holding Gianna in his arms. The […]

Kobe Bryant’s High School to Have 33 Seconds of Silence at 1st Game Since Death

Breaking News IMAGN Kobe Bryant‘s high school will honor the NBA star with a 33 second moment of silence at Tuesday night’s basketball games … to honor the man who used to wear #33. A rep for Lower Merion High School in the Philadelphia area tells us the boys and girls varsity teams will take […]

Shaquille O’Neal ‘Not Doing Well’ After Kobe Bryant’s Death

Breaking News TMZ.com “I’m not doing well. I’m sick.” That’s Shaquille O’Neal admitting he’s really struggling after the death of his “brother” Kobe Bryant — saying he hasn’t eaten or slept since finding out the horrible news. “It just hurts,” Shaq said on his “The Big Podcast with Shaq” show … noting that he was […]