It appears as if Vanessa Bryant’s mom is about to air out some family drama. According to Page Six, Sofia Laine is set to have a sit-down interview with Univision reporter Dave Valadez. In the preview for the episode, she claims that Vanessa kicked her out after the death of Kobe.
In the clip, Laine says about Vanessa, “She told me, ‘I need you to get out of this house.’ She also told me that she wanted her car and she wants it now.”
The outlet adds that it is unclear what led to the falling out between Sofia Laine and Vanessa Bryant.
Since the news about the drama between Vanessa and Sofia went public, Vanessa has released a statement to the program to defend herself. Per Page Six, she stated:
“My husband and daughter passed away unexpectedly, and yet my mother had the audacity to do a television interview speaking negatively of me while shedding tears for a car and a house that were not in her name.”
“She has removed all her diamond jewelry, emptied the apartment I provided, and put away the furniture to make it look like she doesn’t have my support. My husband and I have supported her financially for the past 20 years, and continue to do so, in addition to her monthly alimony.”
“Now I see what is most important to my mother and it’s more than painful. I hope that everything that is coming out about our personal relationship ends here.”
Page Six adds that Vanessa reveals that her mother has not been physically present or emotionally supportive of her or her daughter since the death of Kobe and Gianna.
The full interview with Vanessa’s mother will be on Univision’s El Gorda y La Flaca. It will air on Monday. Previews of the interview are on the Univision website and below.