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Kobe Loses To Divorce From Vanessa Bryant

12/19/2011 07:15 PM ET

Kobe Bryant has lost Vanessa to divorce. - The wife is about to walk away with a ton of money, and you know that Carla DiBello, who’s been on close terms with Mrs. B, probably had something to do with it. It’s not wrong, it’s the right thing to do if the cheating allegations can be proven.

This household was turned upside down a few years ago, and it never changed since, according to sources. She wanted out of the marriage 4 years ago, but decided to trust him again. The petition for divorce cites “irreconcilable differences.”

Back in 1999, Kobe, who was 21-years-old, met Vanessa when she was 17-years-old. She had an early career in dancing and was on on the Tha Eastsidaz music video “G’d Up.” Bryant was working on an album, trying to feel his way into the music industry, but he never released the songs.

They quickly became engaged just six month later, while Vanessa was still attending Marina High School in May 2000. She would eventually finish her schooling at home through independent study to avoid media scrutiny.

According to her cousin Laila Laine, there was no prenuptial agreement. Vanessa told Laila that Kobe loved her too much to even think about one. They couple married on April 18, 2001.

Their marriage was tested and survived after Kobe was accused of sexual assault by a hotel employee in Colorado after having sex. Eventually the case was dropped in 2004 by prosecutors after the accuser refused to testify. However, the accuser did file a civil suit and that was quickly settled out of court.

Watch this divorce because it’s going to be expensive for the Kobe Bryant bank account. Vanessa is about to walk away with millions, perhaps hundreds-of-millions.


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