• Jimmy Kimmel Delivers Tearful Tribute to Kobe Bryant: ‘All We Can Do Is Be Grateful for the Time We Had'

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Jimmy Kimmel was the first speaker at the memorial for Kobe Bryant on Monday, delivering a tearful tribute to the late NBA star and highlighting how much his legacy means to fans around the world.
    “Everywhere you go you see his face, his number,” Kimmel said from the podium at Staples Center. “Gigi's face, Gigi's number. Everywhere, at every intersection. There are hundreds of murals painted by artists who were inspired not because he was a basketball player, but because Kobe was an artist, too.”
    “Not just in L.A., across the country in Kobe's hometown, Philadelphia, in Italy, in India...
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  • Vanessa Bryant Reveals Kobe Wanted To Renew Their Wedding Vows In Powerful Speech At Memorial

    1 month ago - By Hollywood Life

    There wasn't a dry eye in the Staples Center on Feb. 24, as Vanessa Bryant revealed to memorial attendants that she and Kobe were planning to renew their wedding vows.
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  • Kobe Bryant's Widow Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Helicopter Company As L.A. Memorial Begins

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    As thousands gather in the Staples Center right now for Kobe Bryant's official memorial and an opening song by Beyoncé, the basketball legend and Oscar winner's widow is suing the company that owned the chopper that fatally crashed on January 26. “Defendant Island Express Helicopters authorized, directed and/or permitted with full knowledge that the subject...
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  • Watch Beyoncé Perform at Kobe Bryant Memorial Service: ‘I'm Here Because I Love Kobe'

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Beyoncé Knowles kicked off Monday's public memorial service for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in Los Angeles by performing several songs, backed by a full band and backup singers.
    “I'm here because I love Kobe,” Knowles said.
    She first performed “XO” off her self-titled 2013 album - a song Knowles said “was one of his favorite.” Knowles followed with a performance of her 2008 hit “Halo.” She concluded her performance with a kiss towards the sky. You can watch her performance below, courtesy of Complex Music's Twitter account:
    Full performance: Beyonce honors Kobe Bryant with "XO" and...
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  • Kobe Bryant's Parents, Joe & Pam Bryant, Mourn Their Son & Granddaughter At Memorial

    1 month ago - By Hollywood Life

    Kobe Bryant's parents, Joe and Pam, looked in shock as they mourned their son and granddaughter, Gianna, at their public celebration of life at the Staples Center.
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  • Jimmy Kimmel Gets Choked Up While Speaking At Kobe's Memorial: ‘All We Can Do Is Be Grateful'

    1 month ago - By Hollywood Life

    Jimmy Kimmel took the podium at Kobe Bryant's memorial service on Feb. 24, and fought back tears as he spoke about the NBA legend's legacy to kick off the event.
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  • Kobe Bryant's Memorial: Photos Of Stars & Fans Honoring The NBA Star & Gianna At Staples Center

    1 month ago - By Hollywood Life

    Thousands of people gathered at the Staples Center on Feb. 24 to celebrate Kobe and Gianna Bryant one month after their tragic deaths in a helicopter crash. The day was full of performances, touching speeches and more.
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  • Beyonce Opens Kobe Bryant & Gianna's Memorial With An Emotional Performance Of ‘XO' & ‘Halo'

    1 month ago - By Hollywood Life

    Beyonce opened Kobe and Gianna Bryant's public memorial with a surprise performance of his favorite song, 'XO.' She followed with her hit, 'Halo,' as the emotional crown sang along.
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  • Kobe Bryant Memorial Tribute: Beyoncé Opens Celebration Of Life With Song

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Beyoncé opened the Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant memorial service Monday at Staples Center by singing “XO,” complete with a chorus and multi-piece orchestra. “I'm here because I love Kobe, and this was one of his favorite songs,” she said as she was introduced as “a close friend of the Bryant family” at...
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  • How to Watch and Stream the Kobe Bryant Memorial Service

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    There are several ways you can watch the memorial service for L.A. Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, on Monday, a month after both died in a tragic helicopter crash that also killed seven others.
    The service, which starts at 10 a.m. PT on Monday, will be held at Staples Center, where Bryant played a majority of his career in purple and gold.
    If you're looking to watch on TV, NBA TV will be carrying the entire service, according to its website. And if you live in Southern California, several local Los Angeles stations will be airing the event, as well as Spectrum...
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  • Kobe Bryant Memorial: How to Live Stream Kobe and Gianna's Farewell Tribute

    Kobe Bryant Memorial: How to Live Stream Kobe and Gianna's Farewell Tribute

    1 month ago - By Decider

    The NBA legend and his daughter will be honored today at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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