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Kobe's Maid Sues -- It Was the Crappiest Job Ever

3/25/2009 12:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Kobe & VanessaKobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are being sued by their former housekeeper, who claims Vanessa was incredibly abusive -- even demanding that she put her hand in a bag of dog feces to retrieve a tag from her blouse ... so Vanessa could deduct the cost of the blouse from the maid's salary!

Maria Jimenez claims Vanessa called her "lazy, slow, dumb, a f---ing liar, and f---ing sh-t."

In the lawsuit filed in Superior Court in Orange County, Jimenez claims Vanessa accused her of stealing her (mouth) retainer.

Jimenez says it got so bad -- Vanessa allegedly "badgered, harassed and humiliated Maria by yelling and screaming at Maria and criticizing her in front of Kobe, the Bryants' children, employees and other people in the household" -- she threatened to quit but Kobe talked her out of it.

The final straw: Vanessa went nuclear because Maria put an expensive blouse in the washer. Vanessa demanded that Maria put her hand in a bag of dog feces to retrieve the price tag for the blouse.

Maria says she wanted to quit and Vanessa responded that she "had to work until payday to pay for the $690 blouse, which she did."

Maria is suing for wrongful discharge, invasion of privacy and emotional distress and unpaid wages.

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61.

Laker Fan    

last 2 posts.. kobes wife is hotter than both yo gurrls. both of you sound like fruits tho.. kobes pimpin, he gets home to his wife and kids and what happens on the road stays on the road.. hes a baller, they all do it.. stop hating and step yo game up

2005 days ago
62.

whatever    

Kobe should not have married her. if he loved her so much he would have never done this without his family and friends at his side. kobe "momma is usually right 95% of the time." she only saw dollar signs and that's why shes still there. she could have divorced him when he cheated on her but she loves the money and attention. she is young that thinks she GODS gift to the world and likes drama. the maid should have beat her @ss. he probably never stopped cheating and probably never will. as a matter of fact vanessa who are you besides "Kobe bryant's wife". Vanessa GET OVER YOURSELF cause without Kobe you are not nothing at all but a video vixen. real talk

2005 days ago
63.

mack    

What Salary does Kobe Pay her to be his wife?

2005 days ago
64.

DizzyGuy    

So what exactly is she suing for??? Becuase she was yelled at and degraded. I don't know about you but that happens everyday in offices around the country. Its called a job sweetie. If it was that bad you would have left but you stayed for the money. Next.

2005 days ago
65.

maliah    

YES it's TRUE!! SHE IS a bi@%h, i know for a fact . because my brother used to work for penseke mercedes benz . and his job was to go to owners of mercedes benz and drop off their car or go help them out when there car was having problems , and he went to kobes house and vanessa 's skank butt was so rude to my brother and even vanessa's mom was so rude! he said vanesa and her mom acted like stuck up biatches! and he had lots of celebrity clients like selma hyek and snoop dogg , and all were very nice, but YES I DO BELIEVE IT AND U ALL SHOULD SHES A SNOB!! BIG TIME!!! I HATE UR UGLY A@$.

2005 days ago
66.

khoury    

A lot of people in this blog are bigots who take the opportunity to throw in hateful remarks against Vanessa and the lady who worked for her because they are "Mexican." Yes, it is unfortunate that we live in a legalistic society in which people feel the need to sue for everything, but nonethless, Vanessa appears to be a very typical self-entitled immature person who needs an awakening. Just because someone is working an informal job does not mean they dont have rights to be treated with respect and dignity.Deal with it Bryant family...

2005 days ago
67.

Delicious    

Vanessa you're a stuck up Bitach, come here a treat a NYC higher class female.. I'll would fck you up you stup!d, fcking ho. Your husband cheated on you and you stayed with him... What class huh? YOU'RE stup!d GOLD digger, and the reason why you stayed with Koby was because you depend on him, you don't even work you're a total moocher....

2005 days ago
68.

Monica    

Rich people think that they can treat anyone like crap.

2005 days ago
69.

whocares    

If you read this story on other sites, you will see that their house cleaner made over $50,000 a year. That is more money then a lot of people with college degrees makes. So, I wonder if she is just pissed because she lost a cream job. As for Kobe rapping a women, I don't believe he rapped anyone she (the supposed victim) went to his room; she had multiple peoples sperm inside her, and she settled for money. I would have followed through with the charges and then sued. So spare me, the victim was a gold digger, and I hate the Laker's and could careless about Kobe.

2005 days ago
70.

usedtobeafan    

Careful(celebreties suck), your ignorance is showing!

2005 days ago
71.

Delicious    

Vanessa KOBY was only sorry because he got caught cheating.... Obviously she must be a Bitch that's why her husband cheated..

http://www.123-nba.com/nba59.jpg

I also read somewhere that she read an artcle of someone talking about her and she cursed the heck out of the person right in front of her children...


She's a NO NO BODY, married to a basket ball player....

2005 days ago
72.

Delicious    

91.usedtobeafan.... wtf are you talking about you idiot. you don't know me, so sht the fck up.. It'ss my opinion, I could speak my mind, and if you don't like it get to fck out of this forum....

2005 days ago
73.

Delicious    

Celebreties Suck... I agree with you, we have our opinions and usedtobeafan if you don't like it thn why are you here? You're the only one that sounds ignorant. Not only ignorant but you're starting an argument with someone that's just posting their opinion...

2005 days ago
74.

Delicious    

Isn't Vanessa a Mexican?

2005 days ago
75.

MeanJoe    

Number #8 I agree with most of your post, but please explain what are teefs?

2005 days ago
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