Thursday, August 25, 2022 – Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa Bryant has taken to her Instagram account to celebrate the outcome of a civil case over leaked photos of the helicopter crash that killed the basketball star and his daughter in 2020.
A federal jury awarded Vanessa Bryant $16 million on Wednesday, August 24, after an 11-day civil trial that went into graphic detail about gruesome photos that were taken and shared.
Chris Chester, a financial adviser who lost his wife and daughter in the same crash, was separately awarded $15 million by the same jury.
Vanessa shared a photo on Instagram with Kobe and Gianna following the verdict, writing “All for you! I love you! JUSTICE for Kobe and Gigi! #Betonyourself #MambaDay 8•24•22 #MambaMentality,” in the caption.
Mrs Bryant’s husband Kobe Bryant, 41, daughter Gianna, 13, and six family friends died when their helicopter crashed in California in January 2020.