Vanessa Bryant Claims Mom Is Trying To Extort A Financial Windfall With Lawsuit

Vanessa Bryant is speaking out against a lawsuit her mother has filed against her. On Dec. 15, Sofia Laine sued her daughter and the estate of her late son-in-law, Kobe Bryant, for money damages – a legal move that Vanessa claims is an attempt to “extort a financial windfall from [her] family.” In court documents filed in California Superior Court and obtained by Access Hollywood, Laine claims among other things that she worked as the Bryant family’s, quote, “longtime personal assistant and nanny,” but was never paid, despite her claim that Kobe promised that she’d be financially taken care of for life. Vanessa denied her mother’s claims in a statement to People; she claimed Laine was never working for the family and that she was “now trying to get more money than [she and Kobe] ever spent to provide for her while he was alive.”

Vanessa bryan is speaking out against a lawsuit her mother has filed against her earlier this week vanessa’s mom sophia lane sued her daughter and the estate of her late son-in-law kobe bryant for money damages a legal move that vanessa claims is an attempt to quote extort a financial windfall from her family in court documents filed in california’s superior

Court and obtained by access hollywood lane claims among other things that she worked as the bryant family’s quote long-time personal assistant and nanny the suit read in part on a daily basis for nearly 18 years vanessa bryant gave lane a grueling schedule and detailed instructions on taking care of the brian’s children lane was forced to work over 12 hours

Per day with no meal or rest breaks lane claimed that kobe had made an oral contract to take care of her financially quote for the rest of her life the docs read unfortunately kobe bryant’s promises did not see the light of day as he is now deceased and vanessa bryan took each and every step she could to void and cancel all of kobe bryant’s promises made to

Lane vanessa bryant did not intend to honor any of the brian’s representations agreements and promises at any stage lane went on to claim that vanessa moved her into a new home and took away her car she also alleged that vanessa quote began attending social events in the evenings while leaving her children at home with her vanessa has since come out against her

Mom’s lawsuit in a lengthy statement to people magazine she called lane’s legal move quote frivolous disgraceful and unimaginably hurtful and said her mom was quote trying to get more money than she and her husband spent to provide for her while he was alive vanessa denied lane’s claim that she was an unpaid worker in the bryant’s home saying i have supported

Her for nearly 20 years and she was never my or kobe’s personal assistant nor was she a nanny i have always been a stay-at-home mother and my husband and i were our daughters full-time caregivers she continued for nearly two decades we arranged for my mother to live in our nearby properties at no cost to her because she had claimed that she didn’t have any money

To buy her own home after her divorce my husband and i felt it was best for her not to live in our home she watched our girls from time to time just like most grandparents do she did not take care of business issues or expenses she was a grandmother who was supported by me and her son-in-law at my request she now wants to back charge me 96 dollars per hour for

Supposedly working 12 hours a day for 18 years for watching her grandchildren in reality she only occasionally babysat my older girls when they were toddlers as of 10 years ago our kids were full-time students and athletes and i didn’t have another child until 2016. her claims are obviously false but i still tried repeatedly to work things out with my mother

Vanessa also claimed that earlier this year lane quote demanded 5 million a house and a mercedes suv adding because i did not give in to her hurtful threats and monetary requests she has spiraled out of control and is making false and absurd claims plus vanessa denied lane’s claim that she was out socializing in the months after kobe’s death saying i haven’t

Left my children’s side since the accident except to visit the cemetery to make arrangements as for kobe vanessa said my husband never promised my mother anything and he would be so disappointed in her behavior and lack of empathy you

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Vanessa Bryant Claims Mom Is Trying To 'Extort A Financial Windfall' With Lawsuit By Access