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

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.