Vanessa Bryant has been tattooed on her leg with the name of her immediate family amid the emotional week following the Lakers NBA Championship win.
- She was given ink by tattoo artist Mr. Cartoon
- The ink is from the soles of her feet to her toes
- The Lakers beat the Miami Heat to win their 17th championship on Sunday
- Kobe and Gigi died in a helicopter crash on January 26, along with seven others.
Vanessa Bryant had immediate family names tattooed on her legs.
The 38-year-old posted a photo of her new ink on Instagram on Tuesday, as she has the names of her family members at her feet: her late husband Kobe, 41, her and their four daughters: Natalia, 17, late Ginna, 14, Bianca, three, and Capri, a.
Tattoo artist Mr Cartoon finally inked the widow of the Los Angeles Lakers with a tattoo that stretched from her ankles to her feet. She shared a shot of the artwork as she wore a gray suede heel.
New Ink: 38-year-old Vanessa Bryant names family members who have tattoos on her legs
He wrote in the caption: ‘#Mifamilia, thank you @MisterToon,’ adding hearts in red, purple and gold.
On Sunday, Vanessa congratulated her husband Kobe’s confidante Rob Pelinka, while her Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA title by beating the Miami Heat 106-90 in six games in their best-of-seven series.
‘Go Lakers! Congratulations Uncle P! She wrote a letter to the team’s general manager, Pelinka, who paired superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis for the first championship of a vented franchise in a decade, and the 17th overall.
Vanessa quoted her late husband in writing, ‘Congratulations @ Lakers! Kobe was exactly RP, “Stay the course – block the noise” – @KobeBriant.
New Ink: She shared a piece of artwork as she wore gray suede heels
In mourning: Post January 26, nine months after the tragic deaths of Kobe and Gigi, along with seven others, in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
After winning the Lakers title, Vanessa congratulates her husband Kobe’s confidant Rob Pelinka
During a hit series at Walt Disney World Resort Or Orlando in Florida, the Lakers provided Kobe’s Black Mamba connections for Game 5.
The team dedicated its season to the memory of Bryant, who spent two decades on the roster before retiring in 2016.
Vanessa wrote ‘Desire Kobe and Gigi came here to see this’ with a heart emoji on an emotional day.
Vanessa then put up another post in memory of National Father-Daughter Day with a shot of Kobe walking into the court holding Gigi 11 years ago.
Close couple: Koe and Vanessa reunited in November 2019 at L.A.
The emotional days come less than nine months after the tragic death of seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on January 26.
Among those killed in the crash were pilot Era Zobayan, 50, Peyton Chester, 13, Sarah Chester, 46, Alyssa Altobelli, 14, Carrie Altobelli, 46, John Altobelli, 56, and Christina Moser, 38.