We've never had a chance to truly beat down Lawrence Baird, longtime pedo-priest apologist for the Diocese of Orange, because he was before our time. But his claims to infamy are legion: from calling notorious boy-lover Michael Harris "an icon to the priesthood" to living in a multimillion-dollar Ba ... More >>
Kobe and Vanessa Bryant have listed one of their Newport Coast estates for $8.6 million. Don't know if that means they'll be leaving Orange County as they've been reported in recent years to have built/purchased other pads up there. But if you'd like to gander at the 20,000-square-foot house that i ... More >>
See the update on page 2 about a judge issuing a temporary restraining order preventing a New Jersey auction house from auctioning off Kobe Bryant memorabilia.ORIGINAL POST, MAY 7, 4:21 P.M.: Injured and shut out of the playoffs, this likely isn't the way Kobe Bryant hoped to spend his time on the m ... More >>
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 Dra ... More >>
Without putting anything Vanessa Bryant said in quotes or context, TMZ.com reports her saying her divorce from Black Mamba is off.If this is true, perhaps the former Vanessa Laine of Huntington Beach is still feeling the glow of having unloaded one of three Newport Coast mansions she got in the d-i- ... More >>
What in the hell is wrong with Kobe and Vanessa Bryant? One day they are divorcing, the next they are seen sharing smooches. One day she's selling him out of the Newport Coast crash pad he used to own, the next they are breaking bread and acting "coupley" in a Newport Beach cafe. One day a righteous ... More >>
Vanessa Bryant is reportedly selling one of three Newport Coast properties she received in her divorce settlement with off-again/on-again husband? Kobe Bryant. No one had been living in the five-bedroom, Mediterranean-style home that was built in 1999, sits on a quarter of an acre in a gated ... More >>
So, the purple-and-gold carpool is complete: Kobe Bryant will drive from whichever Newport Coast estate his wife Vanessa is allowing him to stay in over to Dwight Howard's supposed Newport Coast estate, pick up the Lakers new superstar center and then cruise over to John Wayne Airport.They'll then b ... More >>
Newport Coast's Kobe and Vanessa Bryant have famously been off-again, on-again, but the Mrs. seems to have revealed the way to keep her happy is to give her more rings.No, not the kind Black Mamba gave her after playing proctologist in an Eagle, Colorado, hotel room years ago.Momma wants championshi ... More >>
Hey, brotherrrrr, the WWE has apologized to Newport Coast NBA superstar and Olympian Kobe Bryant.For a joke.Nope, the punchline is not that pro wrestling, Vanessa Bryant's nails and Andrew Bynum's dedication to the Lakers are fake.
Kobe and Vanessa Bryant, the former (?) Newport Coast couple with the most-est, are apparently calling off the divorce.Having increasingly been spotted together in public in the six months since his wife of 11 years filed for divorce, Black Mamba has apparently convinced the former Vanessa Laine of ... More >>
UPDATE, FEB. 20, 1:25 P.M.: Though Kobe and Vanessa Bryant were photographed kissing on Valentine's Day, as of this morning it was full speed ahead on their divorce.Records in Orange County court reportedly show the Newport Coast couple is dividing their assets, with the former Vanessa Laine of H ... More >>
Those "sources" who are always close to Kobe and Vanessa Bryant apparently need to get their stories straight. Earlier this month, it was reported that as part of the couple's pending divorce, the soon-to-be-former Mrs. would get two of three properties Black Mamba owns in Newport Coast: one with ... More >>
The Year on Navel Gazing and Beyond!
When Kobe Bryant was busted for infidelity in 2003, we remarked that he had accomplished yet another feat of the NBA great whose shadow has always been cast over Black Mamba, Michael Jordan.Jordan's infidelity led to a divorce from his wife, but before making the same case again given Bryant's re ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyTMZ reports that Vanessa Bryant got word of her husband's extramarital exploits via "a secret underground society of trained spies." Otherwise known as "women." According to the gossip site, NBA wives confront one another with any rumors of infideli ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAccording to TMZ, Newport Coast resident Vanessa Bryant, 29-year-old wife of Lakers star Kobe Bryant, has filed for divorce in an Orange County court. The reason behind the divorce? More accusations that Kobe, 33, has been unfaithful.The gossip site quotes a source, ... More >>
UPDATE, AUG. 17, 9:19 A.M.: The most important new wrinkle in the San Diego battery case against Newport Coast's Kobe Bryant is not that his attorney Mark Campbell is calling 21-year-old Thomas Hagos' accusations baseless and that they will be fully defended. Nor is it the fact that churchgoers a ... More >>
Pau GasolUPDATE, MAY 17, 11:58 A.M.: After his exit interview today with Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak and coach Phil Jackson at the team's El Segundo training facility, forward Pau Gasol denied there was any rift between his girlfriend and Vanessa Bryant, nor between himself a ... More >>
Crypt from the headlines, here are our annual 31 flavors of fiendishness
Just another happy Newport Coast familyThe poopy wrongful termination lawsuit brought by Kobe and Vanessa Bryant 's former maid has been settled out of Orange County Superior Court for $200,000--with $130,000 of that reportedly going to Maria Jimenez after her lawyers take their cut.
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyVanessa Bryant, left, and Kobe Bryant at the 2009 Maloof Money Cup at the OC Fairgrounds.Los Angeles Lakers fan are abuzz with news that Vanessa Laine Bryant, wife of Kobe, wore a blinged-out T-shirt with the words, "Do I Look Illegal?" to tonight's game.HOLLER!
Everyone's piling on the news of a wrongful termination lawsuit brought by the former housekeeper of Kobe and Vanessa Bryant, but it is TMZ.com that's got the juice.Maria Jimenez is suing in Orange County Superior Court for wrongful discharge, invasion of privacy and emotional distress and unpaid w ... More >>
The Bester Bestestness of This Years Best Of
This year's trucker cap is the army hat