The case never went to trial after the woman decided she didn't want to testify, and the charges were dropped. Because the whole process for me was trying to figure out how to cope with this. I wasn't going to be passive and let this thing just swallow me up. You've got a responsibility: Family, baby, organization, whole city, yourself—how do you figure out how to overcome this? And so it was this constant quest: To figure out how do you do that, how do you do that, how do you do that? So I was bound to figure something out because I was so obsessively concerned about it.
Why Rape Accusations Against Kobe Bryant Did Nothing to Hurt His Career
Kobe Bryant sexual assault case - Wikipedia
More confidential material from the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case, including the last name of the woman who has accused Mr. Bryant of rape, was accidentally released to the public by the court on Wednesday through the Colorado State Judicial Branch Web site. It is unclear how long the document, which was clearly marked ''filed under seal,'' was posted. The court's Web site for public information closed down just before 3 p. Mountain time, a law professor in Washington, D.
Kobe Bryant and the woman who accused him of sexual assault settled her civil lawsuit out of court Wednesday, marking the end of an often-graphic month legal saga that drew worldwide attention but never resulted in a trial. District Judge Richard Matsch to dismiss the case. Although there was no mention of a financial payout in the court filing or the statement, the Laker guard is widely believed to have agreed to write a check to the woman to bring about a quiet conclusion to the case. The settlement could be a lump sum or could be set up as a trust with payments made every year contingent upon compliance with the confidentiality agreement, sources said.
Keith Allison via Flickr. Since he announced his retirement, in poetry form " Dear Basketball " last November, fans, sports commentators, fellow athletes, and celebrities have celebrated Bryant, calling him one of the greatest basketball players of all time and reliving his most memorable moments in the game. The phrase "the end of an era" is being used a lot. But there seems to be a collective case of amnesia among the fans and members of the media alike. Lost amid the proverbial confetti is the sexual assault charge against Bryant which nearly ended his career.