Premiere Of Showtime's "Kobe Bryant's Muse" - Arrivals
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Vanessa Bryant (L) and Kobe Bryant arrive for the Premiere Of Showtime's "Kobe Bryant's Muse" - Arrivals at The London Hotel on February 26, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant Reveals His Wife Miscarried During His 2004 Rape Case

During Kobe Bryant's Showtime documentary Muse, the LA Laker reveals during his 2004 rape case Vanessa Bryant miscarried, which he blames himself for.  

With a heavy heart, Kobe Bryant opened up about his 2004 Colorado rape case and the effect it had on his wife Vanessa, and their family.

During the airing of his Showtime documentary, Muse, the L.A. Laker revealed he and his wife were expecting their second child. However, due to the stress of the trial she miscarried, which Bryant 36, blames himself for.

"It's the man's job to look out for your family. It's the man's job to always be the anchor of stability for the family and in that aspect, I failed miserably," Bryant said.

While the shooting guard never directly mentions the rape case, which was thrown out because  the accuser didn't testify, Bryant applauds his wife's loyalty and admits it would've been easier for her to walk away.

"Things would've been really easy for her to leave, actually" said the five-time NBA champion. "Leave, take half your money. Life's good, but she didn't do that."

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I just learned we lost Pedro Jimenez, a member of the Power production team early this morning. My prayers and condolences are with the entire Jimenez family.

A post shared by 50 Cent (@50cent) on Dec 10, 2018 at 9:29am PST

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