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Vanessa Bryant, Alexis Welch, and Kimberly Chandler by Gillian Laub for New York Magazine.
An excerpt, ” Bryant rarely speaks to the press, but as the spotlight shifts to NBA wives, she’d like to say something, though she’s wary of revealing what has been hidden. ‘I thought things would go away, if you don’t feed into the b.s., and no one would think about you,’ says Bryant, sitting on a black horseshoe-shaped couch on the palazzo outside of her pastel Newport Coast mansion, the Pacific spread beneath her, a Pomeranian named Gucci at her feet. ‘Now I realize I do have to talk about certain things. Still, I don’t like the limelight. There’s a lot of good you can do with fame, like creating awareness for a foundation, but a lot of negativity comes along with it.” Read the rest here.