Since the dying of NBA legend, Kobe Bryant, there was a main pressure within the relationship between his widow, Vanessa, and her mother, Sofia Laine.
The deceased’s widow not too long ago fired back at her mother after the older lady filed a lawsuit against her.
68-year-old Sofia sued her daughter to the tune of $5M, claiming that the late basketballer promised to handle her for the remainder of her life however after he died within the helicopter crash in January, Vanessa did not honor his vow.
In the lawsuit, she claims that she was by no means paid by Vanessa and her late husband for her providers as a “personal assistant and nanny to their four children.”
She additionally claims Vanessa ordered her to maneuver out of the house Kobe had allowed her to dwell in whereas he was alive.
However, Vanessa responding to the ‘hurtful’ lawsuit mentioned her mother’s intent is to “extort a financial windfall from our family”, stating that her mother’s claims are false.
She added: “I’ve supported her for almost 20 years, and was by no means my or Kobe’s private assistant, nor was she a nanny.
“I have always been a stay at home mother and my husband and I were my daughter’s full-time care givers.”
Vanessa continues, “She now wants to back charge me $96 per hour for supposedly working 12 hours a day for 18 years for watching her grandchildren. In reality, she only occasionally babysat my older girls when they were toddlers.”
“As of ten years ago, our kids were full time students and athletes and I didn’t have another child until 2016.”
Speaking additional in a assertion launched on her Instagram Stories, the 38-year-old wrote,
“Earlier this yr, I used to be in search of a new dwelling for her and, a week later, she went on tv and gave an interview disparaging our household and making false accusations whereas dwelling rent-free in a gated residence complicated in Newport Coast.
Even after that betrayal, I used to be prepared to offer my mother with month-to-month assist for the remainder of her life and that wasn’t ok. She, as a substitute, contacted me by means of intermediaries (opposite to what she claims, my cellphone quantity hasn’t modified) and demanded $5 million, a home, and a Mercedes SUV. Because I didn’t give in to her hurtful threats and financial requests, she has spiraled uncontrolled and is making false and absurd claims.”
Read her full assertion under,