LOS ANGELES | CALIFORNIA – – Kobe Bryant used helicopters to get around Los Angeles, but he and his wife Vanessa Bryant made a point not to fly together.
“He and Vanessa had a deal that they would never fly on a helicopter together”, a source tells People of the couple, who tied the knot in 2001.
Bryant, who was killed alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people in Sunday’s crash is survived by Vanessa, 37, and their daughters Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3, and Capri, who was born in June 2019.
The former NBA player, 41, and his daughter were on their way to a youth basketball game at the time of the crash, according to ESPN.
The same source also told People that Bryant “only” flew in helicopters with pilot Ara Zobayan, whp was among those killed in the crash.
Bryant previously shared that he began using helicopters while he still played for the Los Angeles Lakers as a way to spend more time with his family – and less time stuck in traffic.
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