Kobe Bryant #10 of United States looks on against Tunisia during the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Recently leaked photos of a shirtless Kobe Bryant have caused something of a stir and allegedly sparked tensions in his tumultuous relationship with his wife Vanessa. The couple was expected to divorce earlier this year but then reconciled.

The photo, which was taken at an after-party in Barcelona, inspired gossip that Kobe was once again struggling to remain faithful to his wife. The Huffington Post reports:

Photos of a shirtless Kobe Bryant seated next to two women have surfaced following an Olympic after party in Barcelona, but according to TMZ, Bryant was only shirtless for a matter of moments.

Someone had spilled a drink on him, and he was waiting for a new, dry top, the pop news outlet reports. Nevertheless, Kobe’s wife, Vanessa, was “embarrassed” and “furious” over the pictures.

Though Yahoo! Sports points out Vanessa has good reason to be a bit enraged at her husband, the athlete’s wife is reportedly upset for other reasons.

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