Basketball star Kobe Bryant He died this sunday Air crash In Los Angeles, with no survivors. The accident took place in the area of Calabas and eight other people including her daughter died. 13 year old Gianna Maria Onor Bryant.
The news has moved the whole world and is a real tragedy for those close to the former basketball player who He is survived by his wife and three more daughters. And it is that the athlete retired from the fields professionally in 2016 and since then he was quite Gave to his family.
this was it Vanessa Lynn Bryant, Of Mexican origin, Which stole the heart of this basketball legend. He was her partner for over two decades, becoming one of the most famous couples in the United States. For Vanessa Kobe Bryant was the key to start speaking SpanishWell, although he was born in Huntington Beach, California, his parents are Latin American and speak mostly in this language.
Her love for Mexican mother’s daughter Vanessa, made Bryant will study spanish Until he managed to speak it fluently. One of his favorite ways was to watch program Huge saturday And soap operas step mother
The couple married in 2001, although they met during the filming of a video clip in 1999, when She was 17 years old and she was 20. At that time I was already playing in the Los Angeles Lakers.
The attraction between the two was immediate; A year after this meeting, the couple announced their commitment; It was the young dancer’s 18th birthday. Already at that time they had to struggle to stay together, as the parents of the player protested the marriage and did not attend the festivities.
It was estimated that She did not accept this relationship because she was Latin. And even publicly acknowledged that they did not accept their union. “This is your life”Kobe’s father said, Joe “Jellybean” Bryant, His son got married.
The second setback that the marriage had to face was allegations of sexual abuse against a basketball player. this was it in 2003 when Kobe Bryant was accused of raping a 19-year-old girl The old lady, who worked as a hotel worker in Eagle, Colorado.
The case was dropped after a year, when the alleged attack refused to testify. still, The player admitted to having sex with him, Although they agreed. When the case went on, Vanessa supported him and though some thought it would be the end of their marriage which he opposed.
“You are my blessing. You are a piece of my heart. The air I breathe … I think you have to go through all this and we have to get through this to our family”.He said in an interview with the magazine The people.
Two years later He lost a child due to an ectopic pregnancy. And in In 2011, she formally began the divorce process. However, in June the following year, “Black Mamba” (as he took the surname of Kobe’s wife) postponed the process.
“We are very happy to announce that we have reconciled. Our divorce action was dissolved. We hope for a future together, ”she wrote back on her Instagram account.
“Sharing it with someone makes the trip beautiful”, In another statement added the legend of basketball and world sports.
This January 26, Vanessa, whose original last name was Cornzo Ubrita, has lost her husband and one of her daughters. The father and daughter were going to Mamba Academy for a basketball practice when the accident occurred. They were traveling in their private helicopter when it reached the ground and was engulfed in flames. Emergency personnel went to the incident site to confirm that there were no survivors.