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Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Posted on: January 20, 2012 1:22 pm
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Posted by Ben Golliver kobe-bryant-vanessa-bryant

It's a good thing this guy practically lives in the gym.

We noted earlier this week that Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant was set to lose a reported $75 million in a divorce settlement with wife Vanessa. TMZ.com reports Friday that the settlement will give Vanessa all three of the Bryants' homes.
Vanessa scored a clean sweep, snagging all three of the former couple's mansions in the Newport Beach area. Vanessa gets the estate the couple was living in, the estate her mom is living in, and she gets the new estate that had been under construction for 2 years and was just completed.
The Bryants, who have two young daughters, announced that they were filing for divorce in December and they did not have a prenuptial agreement in place.  

In a prepared statement issued to the media in December, a representative of the Bryant said: "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." 

According to Basketball-Reference.com, Bryant has earned more than $196 million in salary during his NBA career. Bryant is on the books for $25 million for the 2011-2012 season, tops in the NBA according to Forbes.com, and has an additional $57 million owed to him in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 combined. SI.com reports that Bryant makes at least $10 million per year in off-court endorsements.
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Since: Jan 5, 2008
Posted on: January 22, 2012 8:41 am
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Man--that's just a darn shame. Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy or a more sympathetic figure.



Since: Dec 2, 2010
Posted on: January 22, 2012 8:18 am
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Kobe was young when he married her so he foolishly passed on a prenup.  Unfortunately the divorce laws in California are horribly slanted in favor of the wife.  If the roles were reversed here, and she made the $$ and cheated on her husband you'd not see the same result.  The state of California is hardly part of the USA any more.  It is more of petri dish of liberal social engineering where if you are not a minority or a woman, you are relegated to second class citizen status, and your rights are abrogated in favor of the protected classes.  The liberals, in their zeal to create the utopian society, and also to recompense for past sins have created exactly the society they were trying to avoid.  One of abject corruption where people's basic rights are trampled in favor of some vague, nebulous ideology that can only exist in the minds of the do-nothing academics who rarely venture forth from thier ivory towers to see the unintended consequences of thier lunacy.



Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: January 22, 2012 7:56 am
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Oh, how sad.  Much worse than people losing their one and only homes to bank foreclosures.  Celebrities' lives are sooooooo much harder than people living in the real world.  This shouldn't even be news.



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: January 22, 2012 1:00 am
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

As the great poet LaBron James once said; "Not one, not two, but three homes Kobe."



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: January 21, 2012 11:51 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

PCAurand, how is this any different than kids who are born into money and don't do a damn thing to earn it?  Or lottery winners who don't do a damn thing to earn it?  Come to think of it, what had Kobe really "earned"?  He gets paid a ton, I have a hard time believing he's working a thousand times harder than a garbage truck driver.  "Earning" and "getting paid" are two separate things.



Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: January 21, 2012 11:21 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

 He is probably wondering how Tiger Woods got the termites into his mansion!  Prenup, prenup, prenup!  I hope I don't see your rings on Ebay.



Since: Apr 23, 2010
Posted on: January 21, 2012 11:18 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Guys get screwed in the divorce. She didn't make a dime and yet some how she is suppose to get a ton of his money. She should doesn't even deserve to get a million. She should have to work a job like a normal person but she will be worth more than most of the world and never have to work in her life. Even worst Kobe will have to pay child support for an insane amount of money that would be enough to raise 20 kids. When their is a divorce people should get what they made and than you go your own way. It is not like Kobe wouldn't give her some cash since she is the mother of his kids.



Since: Nov 16, 2006
Posted on: January 21, 2012 10:36 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Spread her legs and swallow!



Since: Oct 21, 2006
Posted on: January 21, 2012 10:35 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Kobe should be playing in the Colorado Penal League.




Since: Jun 10, 2011
Posted on: January 21, 2012 9:58 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

"Little Caesar" - do you really think Kobe Bryant needed to get married in order to get laid? REALLY? LOL dude you're an idiot.


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