KOBE'S WIFE SEES DIVORCE LAWYER

Published on: May 28, 2004

Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa is secretly talking to one of Hollywood's most successful divorce lawyers, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively.

And as the basketball great prepares to face his rape accuser in court, his wife has already been spending many nights away from home -- even when Kobe is in town!

The issue that goes on sale Friday reveals why Kobe is desperate to hold his marriage together, how he's trying to "buy" Vanessa's loyalty ... and more.