Jada Pinkett Smith has created a safe space for black celebs in hot water with her Facebook Watch show, Red Table Talk. But is it at the expense of holding them accountable?
"We had hoped to grow old together like [in] the movie."
Thousands of people paid their respects to Kobe and Gianna Bryant during their public memorial at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Her purple nails spelled out the names "Kobe" and "Gigi."
Vanessa Bryant Gave An Emotional Eulogy At Kobe And Gianna Bryant's Public Memorial At Staples Center
"Babe, you take care of our Gigi."
#TBT to when Emily Blunt and Michael Bublé were happily in love.
"Life is so short, just do it. Just live your best life with no regrets."
“Why should I be able to wake up another day when my baby girl isn’t being able to have that opportunity?!” she wrote on Instagram.
Vanessa Bryant Revealed Gianna Had Her School Basketball Jersey Retired In A Series Of Heartbreaking Instagram Posts
"I’ve been so lucky to have woken up to see your gorgeous face and amazing smile for 13 years. Wish it would’ve been until my last breath."
Remember when Rachel McAdams was on The Famous Jett Jackson?
From the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others to the escalation of warnings about the coronavirus outbreak, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
"But I don’t think Kobe or my brother are resting. I think they’re hustling up there."
"You are deeply missed beloved Kobe."
"There aren’t enough words to describe our pain right now."
Following the deaths of her husband and daughter, Vanessa Bryant changed her Instagram profile picture to a beautiful photo of them embracing each other.
Being a "girl dad" was one of the NBA legend's greatest joys in life.
"We had to really figure out how to properly honor him in his house on this night with everybody who adores him and loves him so much."
Federal investigators said the chopper fell at a rate of 2,000 feet per minute, calling it a "high-energy impact crash."
Bryant's final tweet, written the night before he died, congratulated James on surpassing him to become the third-highest point scorer in NBA history.
Kobe Bryant's Helicopter Pilot Said He Was Climbing To Avoid A Cloud Layer Just Before The Deadly Crash
The pilot informed air traffic control he was going to climb, but when they asked what he "planned to do, there was no reply," investigators said.
We still struggle to tell fully human stories about the people we love — only heroes’ journeys or villains’ defeats.
"My wife was like, 'Listen, I can pick them up...' and I'm like, 'No, no, no, I want to do that.'"
How Was Kobe Bryant Impactful To Your Life – Did You Meet Him Or Work With Him? Share Your Memories With Us!
How will his memory live on for you?
Teenage Girls And Beloved Coaches Were Among The 9 Victims Of The Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant
A baseball coach, his wife, and their teenage daughter. A girl’s basketball coach. A mother and daughter. A pilot. These were the other victims of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
RIP Black Mamba und Mambacita ❤️🕊🙏🏾
"We're standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built."
16 Pictures Of Kobe Bryant And LeBron James That Prove They Were Truly More Than Just Players On The Court
Rest in power, Black Mamba.
The NBA legend and his daughter died Sunday in a helicopter crash.
21 Photos Of Kobe And Gigi That Prove They Were, Unequivocally, The Most Adorable Father-Daughter Duo
RIP Black Mamba and Mambacita ❤️🕊🙏🏾.
Former president Barack Obama, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and current NBA players reacted. "There’s no words to express the pain I’m going through," Shaq said.
Kobe Bryant, who called himself "black mamba," was considered the best basketball player of his generation.
"Me explaining that just because I take forever to text back, doesn’t make it acceptable for you to do the same."
Matthew Perrys halber Finger ist mir vorher nie aufgefallen.
Let's see if we're right.
Are you The Black Mamba or The King?
The ex-NBA star was dropped from the jury for the Animation Is Film Festival after the 2003 rape allegation against him prompted outcry.
The former basketball player won the award for Best Animated Short.
"I am every bit as gratified as the youngest of you here that the fossilized bedrock of many of Hollywood’s worst abuses are being jackhammered into oblivion," said Academy president John Bailey.
Kobe Bryant’s Jersey Retirement Ceremony Is Tonight, So Some Former Players Talked About What He Was Like On The Court
Both #8 and #24 will be retired.
"I feel like Kobe."
Bryant scored an incredible 60 points during the game, earning the Lakers a narrow win over the Utah Jazz. The NBA legend was both loved and hated by fans — usually depending on which team those fans were rooting for.
The Lakers legend ends a 20 year career tonight.
After two decades with the NBA, Bryant wrote a poem to the sport saying that he will retire at the end of the 2015-2016 season.
On an NBA court far, far away...
Taylor broke the record for most sold-out performances at the Staples Center in L.A.
I don’t get why men think women are ridiculous when this kind of sh*t is floating around.
The Knicks dropped out of the top 3 and all hell broke loose.
If rappers are gonna ball, then ballers are going to rap. They probably shouldn't.
With the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on the horizon, here is a look back at the most memorable photos and videos from the competition over the years.
Kobe Bryant and Kobe beef have more in common than you'd think.
The WNBA is estimated to pay a total of $10.3 million in salaries, or roughly 1/3 of Kobe Bryant's current salary.
Celebs: They really are just like us.
"It is not right to say what I said. I’m sorry. And apologize.”
The Black Mamba is coming back.
Bryant shared this photo on his Instagram account after news broke that Howard was heading to the Houston Rockets. Oh, snap!
Plus a liquid-nitrogen pool party gone predictably wrong, the greatest possible Wet Hot American Summer supercut, and the story of a graphic designer's incredibly heartwarming tattoo.
The 34-year-old Lakers legend, at home rehabbing a torn Achilles, is memorialized in an NBA Forever ad. Is the NBA closing the book on the Age of Kobe, and of Dirk Nowitzki, who was also honored with a commercial that plays like a eulogy?
Have you ever wanted to see inside Kobe... Oh wait. No. Not like that. (Warning: Graphic.)
Kobe Bryant went down with a "probable torn Achilles."
The Black Mamba was no pushover in the early years, but learning from the best takes time.
Kobe's laughter was clearly covering up the fact that he wanted to murder Kimmel on the spot.
This is the work of a brave soul.
Self-appointed nicknames need to be stopped!
And it's actually a pretty effective strategy.
I think someone might be losing his mind.
Kobe Bryant told an interviewer that the Lakers "will make the playoffs." They probably won't, but this is what they'd have to do to get in.
No one takes things as seriously as Kobe Bryant. I think he'd punch a kid over Connect 4.
Kobe Bryant is a pretty cool guy: part one of one.
Kobe Bryant is the Weirdest Human.
Kobe Bryant is a wizard. No 34-year-old should be able to do this.
"It's okay, guys, the real season doesn't start until February."
This is about as awkward as Twitter exchanges can get.
As the Lakers' season rapidly unravels, Kobe Bryant has turned his young Twitter into a completely bizarre exercise in trying to seem like an actual human.
The Lakers continue to spin out of control.
#mambatweets for life.
Kobe Bryant explains why.
Three pieces of evidence that indicate Dwight Howard's Lakers teammates might actually rejoice if he left for another team.
What more can you want?
This week Kobe Bryant became the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000 points in his career.
These guys are all legends partly BECAUSE they were willing to fail way more than anyone else.
After the Lakers' Sunday night loss to the Magic, Kobe once again took the opportunity to talk to reporters about his teammate, Pau Gasol.
I've never wanted a nickname to catch on more.
Mike just needs a little confidence, before this gets out of hand.
High-fives, fist-bumps, and other forms of dap are a privilege, not a right. And these NBA stars have deemed that some people are not worth that privilege.
D'Antoni and Steve Nash love each other. D'Antoni coached Kobe Bryant in London. Pau Gasol is from the same continent as Italy. This is perfect!
The Lakers have parted ways with head coach Mike Brown only five games into the season.
Kobe Bryant is tired of this motherf***ing Mike Brown calling these motherf***ing plays.
I can't believe I'm saying this, but the guy actually seems to have the right idea.
In the continuing off-season of Kobe Bryant saying random, bizarre things... Here's what he thinks of Sex And The City.