The official call is in: Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa are not getting a divorce.
The Lakers star and his model wife announced their decision to drop the divorce proceedings and work on their marriage Friday, Jan. PHOTOS: Hollywood's ugliest splits "We are pleased to announce that we have reconciled.
Vanessa Marie Bryant (born Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta; May 5, 1982) is an American model, video vixen, business woman and is the wife of former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant.
Beginning her career as a teenager, Bryant has appeared in numerous television music videos.
Our divorce action will be dismissed," Vanessa posted on her Instagram page.
"We are looking forward to our future together." She signed the message: "Kobe & Vanessa." Kobe similarly took to his Facebook page to announce the happy reconciliation news.
You pull up the driveway, and Kobe's standing right there, in the driveway.
Known as a fierce competitor, Los Angeles Laker star Kobe Bryant earned a reputation as a tough teammate that expects the best everyone. — While announcing his new signature watch from Hublot, Bryant met up with The Insider’s Michael Yo and talked about his daughters.
He will also be working out with Julius Randle, who also is coming off an injury, over the summer and help the 2014 draft pick with his footwork.
PHOTOS: Biggest breakups of 2011 Vanessa, 30, initially filed for divorce from her 34-year-old basketball beau back in December 2011 after 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.
In December, however, the pair was spotted together at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert at Madison Square Garden, and then again on New Year's Eve.
Vanessa Bryant filed for divorce Friday in the Orange County Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences, and will get the sprawling Newport Coast estate as part of the divorce settlement already struck by the couple. The case was dropped when his accuser refused to testify, but the former league MVP admitted being unfaithful to his wife and settled a civil suit filed by the woman.
Her estranged husband bought the home in 2001, the year the couple married. Unnamed sources told celebrity news website TMZ that Vanessa Bryant was filing for divorce because she believed her husband had been unfaithful again.