Kobe Bryant’s Oscar win for “Pricey Basketball” was met with congratulations, but in addition a good quantity of criticism.
Bryant’s previous, particularly the rape allegation a lady made towards him in 2003, turned a storyline as social media commenters contrasted Bryant’s award with the #MeToo and #TimesUp actions in help of girls who have skilled sexual harassment and assault.
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Kobe forgot to thank Father Time for giving him 15 years between the Colorado incident and #metoo.
— Christian Finnegan (@ChristFinnegan) March 5, 2018
Kobe Bryant wins an Oscar on the #metoo #timesup Oscars as a result of hahahahahhahahaha ladies
— Siobhan Morris (@siomo) March 5, 2018
So Harvey Weinstein will get kicked out of Hollywood and Kobe Bryant will get two jerseys retired and wins an Oscar in the identical #metoo yr. Merely superb.
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) March 5, 2018
Kobe type of spoiling the #metoo second vibe right here.
— Sam Stein (@samstein) March 5, 2018
Aw, so nice that Kobe gained within the yr of #MeToo https://t.co/OKPO2lCsNU
— Madeleine Davies (@madeleine_rae) March 5, 2018
Kobe Bryant joins an extended line of males who have each gained an Oscar & have been accused of rape. #MeToo #Oscars
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) March 5, 2018
How come Kobe is OK on #metoo night time
— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) March 5, 2018
Bryant was accused of raping a lady at a resort in Colorado however not charged. His accuser informed police she wouldn’t testify. The lady filed a civil go well with, later settled, towards Bryant through the police investigation.