Vanessa Bryant, Kobe Bryant’s Wife Speaks For The First Time After Her Loss

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Broken-hearted Vanessa Bryant makes public statements after death of her husband and daughter.

Firstly, Vanessa Bryant and her daughters sent their appreciation to everywhere who have supported them in prayers since their horrific times.

Vanessa Bryant has disclosed in her first public statement after the death of her husband and daughter that her family are devastated and trying to work things out to enable them to navigate in their new reality.

Also, the widow sent her condolences to other families who lost their relatives as well.

Vanessa Bryant encouraged everyone to join her husband’s foundation “The Mamba On Fund” with contributions to help support other families by this tragedy.

Read full statement released by Vanessa Bryant below:

My girls and I want to thank the millions of people who’ve shown support and love during this horrific time. Thank you for all the prayers. We definitely need them. We are completely devastated by the sudden loss of my adoring husband, Kobe — the amazing father of our children; and my beautiful, sweet Gianna — a loving, thoughtful, and wonderful daughter, and amazing sister to Natalia, Bianka, and Capri.

We are also devastated for the families who lost their loved ones on Sunday, and we share in their grief intimately.

There aren’t enough words to describe our pain right now. I take comfort in knowing that Kobe and Gigi both knew that they were so deeply loved. We were so incredibly blessed to have them in our lives. I wish they were here with us forever. They were our beautiful blessings taken from us too soon.

I’m not sure what our lives hold beyond today, and it’s impossible to imagine life without them. But we wake up each day, trying to keep pushing because Kobe, and our baby girl, Gigi, are shining on us to light the way. Our love for them is endless — and that’s to say, immeasurable. I just wish I could hug them, kiss them and bless them. Have them here with us, forever.

Thank you for sharing your joy, your grief and your support with us. We ask that you grant us the respect and privacy we will need to navigate this new reality.

To honor our Team Mamba family, the Mamba Sports Foundation has set up the MambaOnThree Fund to help support the other families affected by this tragedy. To donate, please go to

To further Kobe and Gianna’s legacy in youth sports, please visit

Thank you so much for lifting us up in your prayers, and for loving Kobe, Gigi, Natalia, Bianka, Capri and me. #Mamba #Mambacita #GirlsDad #DaddysGirls #Family ❤️

However, Vanessa Bryant has made her Instagram account public.

Shortly after the tragic news of her husband and daughter, she has changed her profile picture to photo of Kobe and Gianna

Kobe Bryant’s wife, Vanessa Bryant has made public notice for the first time after the loss of her husband and daughter in a helicopter crash.

Vanessa, who would have celebrated 19-year marriage with Kobe in April, had her Instagram private before the deaths of Kobe and Gianna, but with her comment section turned off, she has now made it public.

Vanessa briefly returned to Instagram on Wednesday, before changing her profile picture to a heartbreaking photo of Kobe and Gianna to make her account public.

Checkout the new profile picture of Vanessa Bryant

The picture taken at the 2016 Toronto NBA All-Star Game shows Gianna, an upcoming WNBA player who hugs her father as he looks at her.