Vanessa plans to donate some of her proceeds to the Mamba and Mambasita Sports Foundation as a way to “highlight the legacy of Kobe and Gigi,” the lawyer told Los Angeles Times In a statement, without specifying the exact amount of money the group will receive.
Vanessa, also a mother to her daughters Natalia Bryant19, Biancaand 5 and capriD., 3, testified during the 11-day trial. After the verdict was read, she cried in court and later exchanged with Chris. She later shared a photo of herself on Instagram with Kobe and Gianna, writing, “Everything for you! I love you! Justice for Kobe and Gigi!”
After the verdict also, Los Angeles County District Attorney Mira Hashmol He said in a statement, “We are grateful for the jury’s hard work on this case. While we do not agree with the jury’s findings regarding the district’s liability, we believe the prize money shows that the jurors did not believe the evidence supports the plaintiffs’ $75 million request for emotional distress.”
The statement said they would discuss next steps with their clients, adding: “In the meantime, we hope that the Bryant and Chester families will continue to recover from their tragic loss.”