*Several pro athletes are hoping to be the support that Vanessa Bryant needs following the death of her husband Kobe Bryant.
According to MTO News, colleagues of her late hubby have been sliding in Vanessa’s DMs, including two Hall of Fame players, and one A list TV sports commentator.
A person close to Vanessa told the outlet, “[Vanessa] is getting a lot of support, but some of the messages are really thirsty. The woman as grieving and these [men] are trying to get a date.”
Kobe died in a helicopter crash with the couple’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and 9 others in January.
Vanessa recently got two tattoos in honor of the LA Lakers star and her daughter Gigi. Check out video below.
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In related news, Vanessa is seeking millions of dollars as part of a wrongful death lawsuit she filed against the company that owned the helicopter involved in the deadly crash. .
According to new legal documents “Vanessa and her lawyers are demanding economic damages, non-economic damages, prejudgment interest, punitive damages and other relief as the court deems just and proper,” per Access Hollywood.
Vanessa initially filed a 72-page wrongful death lawsuit back in February against Island Express Helicopters and Ara George Zobayan, the pilot who was flying. He also died in the crash.
The lawsuit argues that the crash was “a direct result of the negligent conduct of Zobayan for which Defendant Island Express Helicopters is vicariously liable in all respects.”
“Defendant Island Express Helicopters’ breach of its duty and negligence caused the injuries and damages complained of herein and Plaintiffs’ deceased, Kobe Bryant, was killed as a direct result of the negligent conduct of Zobayan for which Defendant Island Express Helicopters is vicariously liable in all respects,” the lawsuit states
Vanessa is seeking hundreds of millions in future lost earnings as a result of Kobe’s untimely death.