Vanessa Bryant responds to mother claiming she was kicked out of her and Kobe Bryant’s house
Vanessa’s mother, Sofia Laine, recently went on a tell-all interview wherein she accused her daughter of kicking her out of the family home — among other things. This prompted Vanessa to fire back. Not only did Bryant deny her mother’s claims, but she also had a few unsavory accusations herself:
“My husband and daughter passed away unexpectedly, and yet my mother had the audacity to do a television interview speaking negatively of me while shedding tears for a car and a house that were not in her name,’ Vanesa Bryant said in a statement, via Rachel Sharp of dailymail.com.
“She has removed all her diamond jewelry, emptied the apartment I provided, and put away the furniture to make it look like she doesn’t have my support.”
Vanessa Bryant did not stop there. She also expressed how her and Kobe Bryant have been providing full financial support to Laine for decades. Bryant also denied earlier reports about her mother standing by her side throughout the family’s grieving process.
“My husband and I have supported her financially for the past 20 years, and continue to do so, in addition to her monthly alimony,’ said Vanesa Bryant.
“Contrary to previous reports, she has not been physically present or emotionally supportive of my daughters and me after my husband and daughter passed away.
“Now I see what is most important to my mother and it’s more than painful. I hope that everything that is coming out about our personal relationship ends here.”
This is the last thing the Bryant household needed right now. It’s been eight months since Kobe Bryant passed (and Gianna’s untimely passing in January), and Vanessa and her daughters seem to have been slowly putting back the pieces of late. This is another huge emotional blow for them, and it does not appear like this is going to go away anytime soon.