'Basketball Wives' is attempting to recruit Vanessa Bryant
Multiple sources close to the production tell us, producers are putting together 'an extremely lucrative pitch for Vanessa' for her to become a recurring character...
After her multimillion dollar divorce form basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, Vanessa Bryant has been offered a spot on Basketball Wives: LA. Though no official response has been received from Bryant, VH1 is very eager to add her to the cast of the show.
TMZ reports that the producers of the show were not interested in working with Vanessa while she was married to Kobe, but after the divorce she will become an eligible candidate for the show:
Vanessa Bryant has become the Holy Grail for “Basketball Wives” producers … and TMZ has learned, the people behind the VH1 show are prepping to make her an offer she can’t refuse.
Multiple sources close to the production tell us, producers are putting together “an extremely lucrative pitch for Vanessa” … for her to become a recurring character.
As one source put it, “Vanessa has more than enough storyline and would bring the show to another level.”
As for the timing — we’re told producers never dreamed of approaching Vanessa while she was married to Kobe … and our sources say Vanessa would NOT have been receptive.
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