Vanessa Bryant She says her fear and anxiety about the photos that were taken of the remains Cuban And Gianna Bryant will go on forever — breaking down into heartbreaking how and why.
Kobe’s widow has filed an advertisement in her ongoing lawsuit with the Los Angeles County. In documents obtained by TMZ, she explained that she had already asked Sharif Alex Villanueva Specifically on January 26, on collision, to secure the crash site and not allow anyone to take pictures of what was left behind… that’s when knowing there were no survivors. In her documents, she says, she told the sheriff, “If you cannot return my husband and my child, please make sure no one takes pictures of them.”
A month later, she said she learned that sheriff’s deputies and firefighters were too Share captured photos From the remains of Kobe and Gianna…exactly what she wanted to avoid. Vanessa says hearing this infuriated her, and also plunged her into a constant cycle of distress, they leaked and posted online.
Vanessa says she has reason to believe that at least 20 different people obtained copies of the photos… and although the county confirmed that they had all been locked/deleted… she says she has strong suspicions.
In the documents, Vanessa says that she has already seen one photo that allegedly shows the remains of her late husband, saying: “Since viewing the photo, I have been tormented by the idea of who took it and whether it depicted my husband.”
She adds, “It angers me that people I trusted to protect the dignity of my husband and daughter abused their positions to obtain souvenirs for their death, as if having pictures of their remains somehow made them special. I imagine Kobe watching what happened at the accident scene, overwhelmed with anger and emotion.”
And there’s more… “I am sickened by the idea that MPs and firefighters have looked at pictures of my husband’s and my child’s bodies for no reason. I am also very sad and angry to learn that the pictures of my husband and daughter’s bodies were laughed at. During his presentation at the bar and awards.”
She points to the fact that images can be easily stored, transmitted and saved using today’s technology – and she is constantly concerned about images appearing in some way, shape or form. She says she’s moved when you type Kobe’s name into Google and a suggested search for “Kobe Bryant’s body” appears. She also says that the trolls threaten her by claiming they have the photos and promising to release her – which also adds fuel to the fire.
Long story short, Vanessa says she is deeply upset that her children will come across the pictures one day while they are doing a family tree project for school… adding, “For the rest of my life, one of two things will happen: Either soon—the pictures of my husband and daughter’s corpses will go viral on the Internet, or I will continue to Living in fear of that happening.”
Her documents were submitted in response to the county’s request to dismiss the case.