Natalia Bryant files restraining order from stalker

 
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2022 9:27 pm    Post subject: Natalia Bryant files restraining order from stalker

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Natalia Bryant Reportedly Files for Restraining Order From Stalker

Vanessa and Kobe Bryant’s eldest daughter Natalia reportedly filed for a restraining order on Monday against “a stalker with a criminal history involving guns,” TMZ writes.

The outlet reports that Natalia Bryant has informed authorities about a man named Dwayne Kemp, 32, who tried contacting her two years ago, when the now-19-year-old was underage. “She says he’s under a delusion they have a romantic relationship,” per TMZ, which got a hold of court documents. “Natalia says she has never met or otherwise had contact with him.”

Kemp is alleged to have recently appeared at Natalia’s USC sorority house and a class she’s taking.

The court docs indicate Kemp messaged Bryant expressing his desire to have “a Kobe-like child together,” sending an image of her late dad and a heart with the words, “Thankful For Him Birthing You, Hopefully We Can Birth Him…‘Kobe.’”

TMZ says Kemp has been arrested and/or convicted for “at least four crimes, including one involving firearms,” is close to legally obtaining a new gun, and has also “threatened to buy both an AK-47 and a fully automatic Glock,” per the filing.

While Natalia Bryant is waiting on the judge’s approval, the LAPD is “involved in the case and clearly wants a restraining order in place.”

In August, a jury ruled in favor of Vanessa Bryant in a lawsuit against the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department and L.A. County Fire Department pertaining to graphic photo leaked from the site of Kobe and 13-year-old daughter Gianna’s fatal helicopter crash, where six more individuals also perished in January 2020.

Shortly after the court victory, Bryant announced she would donate the $16 million she was awarded to the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:23 pm    Post subject:

This is scary wow...
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:42 pm    Post subject:

Yeah, definitely scary and sketch. Not sure how a restraining order truly protects her against somebody like that, but guess it's better than nothing.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 1:22 pm    Post subject:

Time for an 24hr armed escort.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 1:40 pm    Post subject:

LakerDYnasty72 wrote:
Time for an 24hr armed escort.


I'd honestly have a private investigator trail him at all times. Would be $$$ but the family can afford it. If this guy is truly that nuts, even an armed escort won't help. He can open fire from anywhere. Really scary.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 1:56 pm    Post subject:

It sucks that the law thinks restraining orders mean a darn thing to stalkers. She needs armed security at all times in case that guy tries anything, until he's actually thrown in jail.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:16 pm    Post subject:

lakez34 wrote:
Yeah, definitely scary and sketch. Not sure how a restraining order truly protects her against somebody like that, but guess it's better than nothing.


It doesn't but she can't be accused of not taking the legal route first in case he were to die .. under mysterious circumstances.

I was more surprised that she doesn't already have a security team with her at all times.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:17 pm    Post subject:

MJST wrote:
It sucks that the law thinks restraining orders mean a darn thing to stalkers. She needs armed security at all times in case that guy tries anything, until he's actually thrown in jail.


TRO or, temporary restraining orders are useless if the perp wants to target you. The only logical response is having someone(s) protecting her (and (herself) that are as armed and dangerous as this fool.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:20 pm    Post subject:

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lakez34 wrote:
Yeah, definitely scary and sketch. Not sure how a restraining order truly protects her against somebody like that, but guess it's better than nothing.


It doesn't but she can't be accused of not taking the legal route first in case he were to die .. under mysterious circumstances.

I was more surprised that she doesn't already have a security team with her at all times.


I'd say most celebrities don't walk around with a security detail all the time. I mean Natalia isn't even a celebrity herself besides by association. These colleges like USC have a bunch of rich semi-celebs walking around.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:21 pm    Post subject:

This pisses me off. Hasn't she gone through enough?
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:33 pm    Post subject:

that's really scary!

oddly enough, i had a bit of insomnia last night... and i randomly thought "you know, it would be super cool if Austin went on a date with Natalia".

kind of like when nicholas cage, being such an elvis stan, married lisa marie. haha
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:38 pm    Post subject:

Some men really need to jerk off. Seriously.

They are absolutely pathetic and degenerate for this.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:40 pm    Post subject:

Can’t believe the folks in the Free Agency Thread want to sign this guy.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 5:11 pm    Post subject:

ocho wrote:
Can’t believe the folks in the Free Agency Thread want to sign this guy.


He has a gun, but is he really a shooter?
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2022 5:13 pm    Post subject:

Megaton wrote:
Some men really need to jerk off. Seriously.

They are absolutely pathetic and degenerate for this.


Wait until you read about Luke Walton's stalkers when he played with us: https://www.ocregister.com/2008/10/06/lakers-walton-reveals-year-long-stalking-nightmare/

Ain't no specific gender when it comes to celebrities and high profile people being stalked. The common theme is these people are deranged and in need of psychological help.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 4:30 pm    Post subject:

https://lakersdaily.com/judge-grants-natalia-bryant-temporary-restraining-order-against-alleged-stalker/

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Judge grants Natalia Bryant temporary restraining order against alleged stalker

A judge has signed off on a temporary restraining order for Natalia Bryant against her alleged stalker, according to TMZ Sports.

The 19-year-old is the daughter of late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. It was reported earlier this week that the younger Bryant was dealing with a stalker that had a criminal history.

The younger Bryant will receive court-ordered protection from 32-year-old Dwayne Kemp, who has been under the delusion that the two are in a relationship, according to the younger Bryant.


According to TMZ, the harassment from Kemp towards the 19-year-old has been going on for two years and is escalating. The troubled young man has reportedly even gone so far as to show up on the University of Southern California’s campus, where the younger Bryant is currently a student.

“She says he recently showed up at USC, creeping around buildings where she’s taking classes,” TMZ reported. “He’s even shown up at her sorority house.”

Kemp has a criminal history, and it’s one that involves the use of firearms, making it even more important that the younger Bryant get protection from the 32-year-old.

“According to court docs, Kemp has been convicted of at least 4 crimes, including one involving a firearm,” TMZ reported. “Cops say he’s in the process of buying a gun, and he’s made clear on social media he’s interested in an AK-47 and/or a fully automatic Glock.”

The restraining order requires that Kemp stay at least 200 yards away from the younger Bryant, her school, sorority house, car, home and job.

It’s good to see the 19-year-old getting some kind of protection from Kemp before the situation escalates any further.

The Bryant family has been through a lot the past few years since the passing of the elder Bryant on Jan. 26, 2020 in a helicopter crash that killed eight others, including his daughter Gianna.

He is survived by his wife and three daughters.

During his playing career, the elder Bryant averaged 25.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game while shooting 44.7 percent from the field and 32.9 percent from beyond the arc. He will forever be one of the most important figures in Lakers history, as he led the team to tremendous success during his career.

The Lakers legend won five NBA titles with the franchise, becoming a beloved figure by fans and players across the NBA for his relentless work ethic.

Hopefully the court-order protection for the younger Bryant will keep her safe from Kemp and allow her to move on with her life from this disturbing experience.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2022 7:21 pm    Post subject:

It's nice that they included Kobe's career scoring average in an article about his daughter being stalked.
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