Kobe Bryant’s Wife Files For Divorce

Celebrity News Dec. 16, 2011 AT 8:31PM
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Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa has filed for divorce citing “irreconcilable differences,” according to TMZ.

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Vanessa is seeking joint custody and the couple reportedly do not have a pre-nup.

The pair, who met in high school, have been married for 10 years and have two daughters, Natalia, 8, and Gianna, 5.

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In 2003, the basketball star was accused of sexual assault with a hotel employee in Colorado. Vanessa, 29, supported her husband at the time. The charges were later dropped and Bryant famously purchased a $4 million dollar purple diamond ring as an apology.

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Bryant was spotted without his wife looking glum at Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch The Throne show on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.

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