According to the National Enquirer, the real reason Vanessa is dissolving the marriage is that she suspected 33 year old Kobe was cheating on her and a private detective confirm her suspicions.
“[Vanessa] estimated that he was averaging at least 10 affairs a year with different women over the course of their marriage and puts his number of conquests at 105,” a friend told the tabloid. “The lies and deceit hurt, of course, but racking up those kinds of numbers is mind-blowing and left her devastated. And when she discovered he was cheating during the recent NBA lockout, that was the final straw. her private detective caught him redhanded with incriminating photos.”
Not even former teammate Shaquille O’Neal had those kind of numbers. Tiger Woods, on the other hand, had Kobe beat. Vanessa is apparently telling friends she believes Kobe had a jumpoff in “every NBA city.”
One of his alleged jumpoffs, whom he was seeing since 2008, sat court side at games and openly flirted with Kobe. Vanessa was livid and reportedly told Kobe to dump the chic. Kobe allegedly was also having an affair with an 18-year-old Lakers cheerleader and they reportedly sexted intimated photos of one another.
That evidence is in Vanessa’s divorce lawyer’s possession, too. SMDH! When Vanessa confronted him about these two women, Kobe reportedly confessed and promised her he would change his ways and sought forgiveness by showering Vanessa with jewelry, cars and other expensive gifts.
But after Vanessa’s private investigator hit her with the incriminating photos, she decided it was time to bail and that’s when she filed for divorce. Kobe reportedly begged and pleaded for her to give him another shot, but Vanessa was tired of being humiliated, according to the friend. Now she’s going to walk away with half of his $300 million fortune because they had no prenup and California is a community property state. The divorce is pretty much finalized and Vanessa is gonna get her money.
Bryant, 33, was reportedly busted after the wives of his teammates snitched on him to Vanessa, who was fed up with his infidelity. According to other new reports, Vanessa hired private investigators to prove her husband was unfaithful.
“Lifechangers” host Dr. Drew Pinsky weighed in, saying,
“If Kobe Bryant weren’t Kobe Bryant and was just John Q. in public, and was engaging in this kind of behavior, we’d encourage them to stay together. It sounds like in this case though, Kobe’s wife has had enough, and it’s terrible for the kids, hopefully they can insulate them as much as possible.”
Meanwhile, Kobe, who has not commented on the matter, has moved out of their posh Newport Beach estate and plans to stay focused on basketball and his two young daughters.
Attorney Peter Walzer said that in private mediation cases, neither party can use what is said during mediation in a court of law. Although they would each have documentation of the settlement, the details do not have to be filed in court.
“The only document that would be in the public file is the Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage,” Walzer said.