Kobe Bryant's Oscar win derided by those who recall rape allegations

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Kobe Bryant, Vanessa Bryant in 2003 (Getty Pictures)

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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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.