Vanessa Bryant slammed Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva for challenging NBA star LeBron James this week to match and double the reward money offered for information on the gunman responsible for the ambush shooting of two deputies in Compton.
In no-longer-visible Instagram story posts, Bryant spotlighted a series of tweets and articles calling out Villanueva and the department, FOX News reported.
“He shouldn’t be challenging LeBron James to match a reward or ‘to step up to the plate,’” said a tweet Bryant shared, written by Elan Maree. “He couldn’t even ‘step up to the plate’ and hold his deputies accountable for photographing dead children.”
The tweet refers to the eight L.A. County Sheriff’s Department deputies who took graphic photos from the scene of the helicopter crash that killed Vanessa’s husband, NBA legend Kobe Bryant, their 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others — and leaked them to unauthorized people.
Vanessa Bryant shared another tweet by Maree, which refers to