Natalia Bryant is officially a cover girl. And in her magazine debut. She opens up for the first time. About how she is keeping her father’s memory alive. After the tragic helicopter crash. That killed Kobe and Gigi Bryant. From her prom dress reveal. To news about signing. With IMG models, Natalia Bryant is officially stepping out. On her own as a cover model for Teen Vogue.
Kobe Bryant’s Daughter Opens Up For 1st Time Since Her Father’s Death
“She’s 18, she’s on the ridge of everything.” Danyel Smith, a Teen Vogue contributor. Told, “Good Morning America.” Of the recent high school graduate. She’s heading into her freshman year. At the University of Southern California. “She’s ready to step out. And become who she is.” “I like talking about my dad. It’s bittersweet. But I enjoy talking about him. More than it’s sad for me.” Bryant exclusively told Teen Vogue.
The Lakers legend. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. And seven others died. In a helicopter crash. In Southern California. On Jan. 26, 2020. The other sufferers of the crash. They included college baseball coach. John Altobelli, his wife Keri. And their daughter Alyssa. Who is the girls’ basketball coach? Christina Mauser; Sarah Chester. And her daughter Payton. And the pilot Ara Zobayan.
Kobe Bryant’s Eldest Daughter, Natalia, Appears on the Cover of Teen Vogue
The eldest daughter of Vanessa Bryant. And the late NBA was great. Also shared how their family has coped with the loss. “You do the best. That you can. For my little sisters. We’re trying to keep that memory for them. And also just trying to recall. To live out every day. The way they would,” she said.
Smith put in. That Natalia Bryant is “going through a tough time. But you can just tell. That she has a lot of support. Around her that she’s healing. I think it does her heart good. To speak about her father.” The teen is no outsider. To the limelight and credited her parents.
Forgiving her an identity. All her own, different from her father’s. “Growing up, my parents. Made it as normal as possible. Thank God they did.” She told the magazine. “It’s not, ‘Oh she’s Natalia Bryant. She’s Kobe Bryant’s daughter.’ A lot of times they saw me. As she’s just Nani.”