Vanessa Bryant got justice. Los Angeles court found the rescuers and firefighters guilty who, having first arrived at the scene of the accident that killed her husband Kobe Bryant and Gigi Bryant, had taken and circulated photos of the lifeless body of the Los Angeles star.
Vanessa wrote on Instagram: "All this for you. I love you. JUSTICE for Kobe and Gigi." Of the $ 31 million damages established by the court, 16 were awarded to Vanessa Bryant and her family, for the suffering caused by the dissemination of those atrocious photos.
"I live in terror that these photos will appear on social media at any moment, in sight of me and my daughters," said Vanessa.
The death of Kobe and Gigi
At 9:06 am PDT on Jan.26, 2020, Bryant, his thirteen-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven other people took off from Orange County-John Wayne, Calif., Aboard the Sikorsky S-76B branded N72EX helicopter.
of the player. The aircraft crashed in Calabasas at about 9:47 am, catching fire. Los Angeles County firefighters put out the fire at 10:30 am, confirming the deaths of all passengers. According to the first reports the helicopter crashed due to the thick fog.
On February 7, the strictly private funeral was held at the Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona del Mar, California, after which Bryant and her daughter were buried. A public commemoration was held on February 24 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where ordinary people, many personalities from the world of NBA basketball and friends of Bryant gathered.
During the ceremony, Christina Aguilera performed in Ave Maria, Alicia Keys playing Beethoven and Beyoncé's Moonlight Sonata on the piano, with a medley of Halo and XO. The latter has been defined as one of Bryant's favorite songs, to which the singer has made changes to the text during the performance, omitting references to crashes or death present in the verses of the song.
At 22, on April 18, 2001, he married Vanessa Laine. The relationship between the spouses has not always been idyllic, as well as for the 2003 rape charge for the fact that in December 2011 Vanessa asked for a divorce, tired of the basketball player's betrayals.
However on January 12, 2013 the procedure was canceled and the two reconciled. Bryant and Vanessa had four daughters: Natalia Diamante, born on January 19, 2003, Gianna Maria-Onore, born on May 1, 2006 and died on January 26, 2020, in the same accident involving her father, Bianka Bella, born on December 5. 2016, and Capri Kobe, born on 20 June 2019.