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Kobe's wife, Vanessa, files for divorce...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TigerVols, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    ...a moment ago in OC, according to BREAKING NEWS!!!! on LA TV!!!!


    Who gets custody of the ring?

    Did Kupchak screw this up to?
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    A little too late, but good for her.
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I would love to see her, under oath, say she wasn't trying to get with Karl Malone.
  4. SoCalDude

    SoCalDude Active Member

    TMZ reports: He cheated too much

    Wouldn't it be wonderful to get rid of Vanessa and the Kardashians all in the same week.
  5. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    No, not Kupchak. But Jim Buss probably did. Stern still might nix it.
  6. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    $360 million and he's got no pre-nup? If this is true....ouch.
  7. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Sure would explain why she stayed.
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  8. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    This seems like an appropriate place to post one of my favorite paragraphs ever, written by Mike Sager, when he profiled Kobe in Esquire two years ago.

    Vanessa's dark beauty and silken coal-black hair bring to mind the kind of idealized Mexicana frequently seen in tattoos sported by Latino gangbangers. She is known by some as Kobe's Yoko. I have seen her, purring and demure, at Kobe's side in her four-inch heels, her makeup and wardrobe obviously the work of someone with ample time and money on her hands, bringing to mind the image of a tower-kept princess before her mirror, primped to the last eyelash, the last curl, the last bangle. In public, she patiently endures the endless cell-phone pictures taken by all comers, who seem to be lying in wait around every corner, all the time, graciously thanking each and every person who comments on her looks: You're so very kind, she will say, her smile royal and Splenda sweet, thank you so very much. And I have seen her go off -- off like a mother bear, like a cornered cat, like a streetwalker on D.C.'s notorious Fourteenth Street strip, zero to sixty in a snap of her manicured fingers, hurling a string of expletives outside the Lakers' dressing room at a fat guy who she perceived had been looking at her daughter in an inappropriate fashion. She might well own the record for the most motherfuckers in one sentence.

    The whole thing was a fascinating tiny window into their marriage.

  9. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest


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  10. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Most motherfuckers in one sentence. Quality!
  11. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    In the interest of their young children and in light of the upcoming holiday season shouldn't the public respect their privacy during this difficult time?
  12. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    That excerpt of Sager's piece makes Vanessa sound like a cross between Princess Jasmine and Shirley Hemphill
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