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Kobe Bryant's Wife Vanessa Opens up about Trying to Process Her Husband & Daughter Gigi's Deaths in Candid Post

Afouda Fortune
Feb 11, 2020
06:52 A.M.
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Vanessa has continued to pay tribute to her husband and daughter, weeks after they died in a helicopter crash.

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Weeks after her husband, Kobe Bryant, and their daughter, Gianna, died in a helicopter crash, Vanessa Bryant has opened up about her feelings.

Vanessa Bryant and the late Kobe Bryant at a dinner on Aug. 17, 2017 in California | Photo: Getty Images

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The mother-of-four took to Instagram to share that she had been “reluctant” to talk about her emotions following her husband and daughter’s deaths, per a People report.

"Despite her loss, Vanessa has taken it upon herself to be strong for her other daughters - Natalia Diamante, Bianka Bella, Capri Kobe, and Natalia."

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Vanessa’s post, which included a video from Slam magazine that showed Gianna’s basketball highlights, had these words penned in the caption:

“I can’t process both at the same time. It’s like I’m trying to process Kobe being gone but my body refuses to accept my Gigi will never come back to me. It feels wrong.”

The mother-of-four went on to state that she was upset that her 13-year-old daughter would never get another opportunity to live out her dreams.

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The Guardian also pointed out that while the 37-year-old wished the nightmare of losing her loved ones could be over, she was keeping the families of the other victims in her prayers.

Daily Mail recounted that a source close to the bereaved had claimed that Vanessa couldn’t complete a sentence without breaking down in tears.

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Despite her loss, Vanessa has taken it upon herself to be strong for her other daughters - Natalia Diamante, Bianka Bella, Capri Kobe, and Natalia.

It will be recalled that Vanessa met her late husband in 1999 when she was 17 and was working as a background model on a music video.

Six months after their first meeting, they got engaged and by 2001, when she was just 18 and he was 22, they walked down the aisle. Although they got married at a young age, the duo managed to have a long-lasting marriage that caused envy amongst their peers.

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In addition to being a good husband, Kobe was also a loving father as NY Post revealed that he doted on all his four daughters.

The former professional basketball player had even admitted in the past that “being a father is the thing I am most proud of in this world; it’s my greatest accomplishment.”

 

The 18-time All-Star also mentioned that the most profound thing parents experience would be the unconditional love they feel for their children.

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