Kobe Bryant’s wife makes first public statement since husband and daughters death

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LOS ANGELES (WLNS) – Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa Bryant, made her first public statement Wednesday, posting a long message on Instagram.

The post read in part: “We are completely devastated by the sudden loss of my adoring husband, Kobe — the amazing father of our children; and my beautiful, sweet Gianna — a loving, thoughtful, and wonderful daughter, and amazing sister to Natalia, Bianka, and Capri.”

Vanessa Bryant continued by sending her condolences to the families of the other seven victims from Sunday.

She wrote: “We share in their grief intimately. There aren’t enough words to describe our pain right now.”

Vanessa and Kobe Bryant married in 2001.

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