Snoop Dogg just made a powerful apology to Gayle King after attacking her Kobe Bryant questions

It turns out addressing Kobe Bryant’s “complicated legacy” is, well, also complicated. Snoop Dogg recently apologized to Gayle King for comments he made following an interview where the journalist spoke to Lisa Leslie about Bryant’s rape allegation – an interview which King also apologized for. A clip of an interview between King and Leslie, a friend of Bryant, was posted on CBS’s Twitter account. In the clip, the “CBS This Morning” co-host asks Leslie about the 2003 sexual assault charges against Bryant. Bryant’s case did not go to trial. Bryant also issued a statement acknowledging that while he believed it was consensual, the woman did not see it the same way. Leslie told King that Bryant’s legacy was “not complicated” …

Gayle King hits back after clip of Kobe Bryant question leads to hypocrisy charge

King and Oprah Winfrey face criticism from black entertainers who say their #MeToo coverage is biased against black men US TV personality and author Gayle King has said she is angry that her network, CBS News, promoted a clip of her asking former basketball star Lisa Leslie about her friendship with Oprah Winfrey and prominent African American entertainers who criticize their coverage of the repeatedly questioned Leslie over Bryants 2003 sexual assault case. King insisted it was a short clip of an hours-long interview that covered the former Olympians friendship. Bryant, 41, was killed in a helicopter crash last month, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. pic.twitter.com/tUYK0yGh9q @Oprah emotionally responds to backlash her friend Gayle King received …

LeBron honors Kobe with emotional speech in LA Lakers’ first game back

The Lakers paid tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant at Staples Center in the teams first game since Sundays tragic helicopter accident LeBron James has only been a part of the Los Angeles Lakers for 19 months. The West Coast is a late stop on an NBA odyssey that already yielded rings, trophies and innumerable indelible moments in Cleveland and Miami. Yet when this venerated franchise needed a leader to honor a legend during one of the most traumatic times in its history, James took the microphone and stood alone in a golden spotlight at Staples Center on Friday night. Five days after Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, the simple eloquence of James words left most of the …

How would Kobe Bryant’s 2003 rape case have fared in the #MeToo era?

The NBA greats untimely death led some to recall a disputed sexual encounter that interrupted but did not derail his career In the first moments that followed news of death in a helicopter crash at age 41 last weekend, news reports updated with details about the untimely incident and the legacy the case against Bryant ultimately Harvey Weinstein is currently #MeToo movement, the renewed interest in Bryants case has raised questions about how much has actually changed since 2003. If something like that had happened in this time, with this movement going on, the repercussions would have been far greater for him than losing a few endorsements, said Miki Turner, a journalism professor at the University of Southern California, Los …

Kobe Bryant: NBA legend dies in helicopter crash aged 41

Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, has died in a helicopter crash. He was 41 The NBA, and much of America, was in shock on Sunday after Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players in history, died in a helicopter crash. He was 41. Bryant was on board the helicopter with eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, when it crashed at 10am local time near Calabasas, 30 miles north-west of downtown Los Angeles, in foggy weather. The crash ignited brushfires, making it hard for rescue crews to get close to the site. ‘Part of LA has died’: Fans pay their respect to Kobe Bryant outside Staples Center video Donald Trump called the death …

Grammy awards 2020: Billie Eilish wins big, Kobe Bryant tributes pour in

Eighteen-year-old Billie Eilish took home the Grammys biggest awards on a night marked by tributes to Kobe Bryant, Nipsey Hussle and more Billie Eilish reigned supreme at the Grammys on Sunday night, winning five awards including best new artist, album of the year and song of the year for Bad Guy a high point for Generation Z on a night otherwise defined by solemnity for those who have passed too soon. The shadow of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, Neil Portnow raped an unnamed female recording artist. Its only been two years since Portnow said female artists needed to step up in order to be recognized, a comment which spiked long-simmering frustration with the Grammys diversity of voting and awards. Play …

Kobe Bryant: six classic moments that made him great

The Lakers legend, who died on Sunday, delivered five championships and countless brilliant plays. We run down some moments to savor from his career From throwing paper in a trash can, to playground horse games, to high school, college and professional games, youre bound to hear someone shout Kobe! Bryants cold and calculated playing style became the stuff of legend over a glittering 20-year career. Here are some memorable moments from his time on court. Matt Barnes tries to punk Kobe and fails terribly Matt Barnes was renowned as one of the leagues best defenders, with the reputation of being a tough guy to back it up. During a 2010 game, Barnes and Kobe were engaged in a physical and …

Kobe Bryant: Remembering the final game of ‘The Black Mamba’

(CNN)Gone but never forgotten. As tributes poured in remembering Kobe Bryant’s remarkable basketball career following his death in a helicopter crash on Sunday in California, fans were left cherishing countless memories as they mourned the NBA great’s passing. “He’s the greatest of our generation,” he said. “He’s been a great inspiration for all of us.” ‘The first reality show’: ‘Hoop Dreams’ at 25 READ: ‘We all have Hoop Dreams’ — Bittersweet tale of first ‘reality TV show’ How great was Bryant as he bid farewell to the NBA? He outscored the Jazz in the fourth quarter 23-21. With his team trailing with just under six minutes to go, Bryant scored 17 consecutive points for his team. With 40 seconds remaining, …