[UPDATED with Mamba Tweets Back at Hater:] Vanessa Bryant Instagrams Blast at Kobe Fans Rapping Drake Line, Defends Her Parenting
See the update at the end of this post about Kobe's tweet defending Vanessa.
ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 8, 12:29 P.M.: It was almost a year ago that Kobe Bryant reacted with a hearty laugh after one of the many fans who swarmed him as he was placing a post-game meal order yelled the end of this rap from Drake's "Stay Schemin'": "Kobe about to lose one hundred and fifty M's, Kobe my nigger hate it to have to be him, bitch you wasn't with me shootin' in the gym."
Well, the "bitch" and Newport Coast mom from that song is firing back.
Via her @LadyVB24 Instagram account--which only opened in November, is viewable by the public and is more entertaining than Lakers games these days--Vanessa Bryant recently posted a message that indicates she's A) still being serenaded with the song by Black Mamba fans, and 2) NOT reacting with hearty laughs:
I love when immature kids quote a rapper that has never been friends with Kobe and knows nothing about our relationship. Just shows how gullible they are. I don't need to be in the gym. I'm raising our daughters, signing checks and taking care of everything else that pertains to our home life.
I really wish people would stop THINK and then realize that they are being sucked into someone's clear intention to monetize and gain attention off of our family's heartache. This is real life. I hold down our home life so my husband can focus on his career. It's a partnership.
Since my husband is isn't friends with Drake, we received a text of an apology forwarded from his manager. It's done and over with and it's now time for people to THINK before speaking.
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Honey, if you treated the help better up there are your multiple Newport Coast estates, you could have them writing the checks for you.
Two more words you should check out: online banking.
But cheers to the former Vanessa Laine of Huntington Beach for finally getting this off the front Lakers logo area of her cut-off gold and purple jersey (when she's not wearing the Sunday Staples whites, of course).
As for Drizzy, how about now lighting a fire under the Lakers defense?
What's that? You only write lyrics about things that actually exist!?!
UPDATE, JAN. 31, 10:52 A.M.: Kobe Bryant has gone to Twitter to defend his now non-estranged wife, Vanessa.
It began Monday morning when the Lakers captain tweeted that he was drinking tea and coffee with his wife. (Jeez, Kob, TMI!!!) Someone replied, "but..... #SheWasntWithYouShootingInTheGym," a reference to what's covered in our original post.
Like one of his buzzer-beating daggers Bryant lunges into opponents on the hard wood, he immediately shot back at tweet stating, "no, she wasn't. She was busy raising our kids #nonanny #respectmothers."
Someone's in for a great Valentine's night.
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