Support for LAist comes from
True LA stories, powered by you
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Vanessa Bryant Files For Divorce From Kobe, Rumor Has It She Was Sick of His Cheatin' Ways

Our reporting is free for everyone, but it’s not free to make.
LAist only exists with reader support. If you're in a position to give, your donation powers our reporters and keeps us independent.

Vanessa Bryant has filed for divorce from Kobe, citing irreconcilable differences after ten years of marriage.

Vanessa stuck around with Kobe after he was accused of sexual assault in 2003 in Colorado but she eventually got sick of his cheating ways, sources told TMZ. Vanessa is asking for custody and spousal support — which is typical — but the couple never had a prenup.

It sounds like the couple is doing their best to keep all the details hush-hush: they filed their papers late on a Friday afternoon in Orange County Superior Court and didn't really include any details in the filing, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Support for LAist comes from

Their publicist issued a statement asking everyone to leave them the hell alone think of the children: "The Bryants have resolved all issues incident to their divorce privately with the assistance of counsel and a Judgment dissolving their marital status will be entered in 2012. We ask that in the interest of our young children and in light of the upcoming holiday season the public respect our privacy during this most difficult time."