It’s been a yr since Kobe Bryant tragically handed away and Evan Rachel Wood referred to as the legendary basketball participant out for supposedly being a rapist! In response, his widow, Vanessa Bryant, simply clapped again!
It all began with a tweet from Evan Rachel Wood that was truly posted final yr, proper after Kobe’s loss of life, however which has simply come to Vanessa’s consideration.
As you keep in mind, Kobe and one in all his daughters with Vanessa, 13 yr outdated Gianna, misplaced their lives in a helicopter crash in January of final yr.
Not too lengthy after the stunning information grew to become public information, Evan tweeted: ‘What’s occurred is tragic. I’m heartbroken for Kobe’s household. He was a sports activities hero. He was additionally a rapist. All of those truths can exist concurrently.’
The publish appeared to confer with his 2003 assault case that got here from an unnamed feminine accuser.
Later on, nonetheless, the case was dismissed.
Now, a yr after the pointless publish, Vanessa lastly discovered about it and responded on her IG Stories.
‘This just came to my attention. Your false, insensitive, defamatory and slanderous tweet on 1/26/20 is just vile and disturbing to say the least.’
As for the general public backlash she received for her remark final yr, Evan responded on the time that the publish was by no means presupposed to be a ‘condemnation,’ or a ‘celebration.’
Instead, she’d meant it as ‘a reminder that everybody will have different feelings and there’s room for all to grieve collectively as a substitute of combating. Everyone’s misplaced. Everybody might be triggered, so please present kindness and respect to all.’
As you may think about, this follow-up solely made issues worse and the backlash continued because it was just about contradictory to her personal feedback.
As a consequence, Evan ended up deleting each posts. At this time, she is but to answer Vanessa’s late response.