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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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91.

Tony    

That uneducated bittch, just got a look only, she forgot where she came from. You WERE broke...Bittch!!!!!

1948 days ago
92.

ONEAL    

This is the dumbest piece of garbage that I've read in quite some time. What a liar this maid is--she is obviously after the Bryants' money. Anytime you're rich and famous, you're always a target. The claims are way too outrageous to be taken seriously. These ridiculous vultures and leeches make me sick--pathetic....

2007 days ago
93.

unknown    

RURTS you're a dumb ass wiper!!! DON'T kiss up to someone YOU DON'T KNOW!!

2007 days ago
94.

jay    

anyone working for rich people should be mentally ready for this kind of treatment.

2007 days ago
95.

gatesy    

Vanessa is wrong for asking the maid to stick her hands is poop . If she wanted the tag , stick her own hand in the poop and get it . Some people think that having money entitles them to be abusive . I don't think sooooo . The maid is a human being , not an animal . She should be and deserves to be treated with dignity and respect .She might not have a huge bankroll , but she is a child of God just like Vanessa .

2007 days ago
96.

TheRoosterGibson    

I can not believe the multitude of Negative, Ridiculous, Cowardly people that are commenting about Kobe' wife. None of you know what happened! None of you know Vanessa Bryant! None of you know the maid!

What is really pathetic - is that given the opportunity to actually meet Kobe or his wife - you NO purpose having, Negative outlook, Jellyfish, would smile and tell all your friends that you met him or her and would ask for an autograph!

Please - Please! You spinless idiots - I beg of you so-called human beings - Do Not have Children! We have enough liars, murderers, and thieves!

2007 days ago
97.

James Patron    

Gotta love all the racism on here. What a bunch of losers. Anyone who brings up a person's nationality or race is an empty and pathetic soul with no argument.

2007 days ago
98.

Princess Mononoke of She-Rah    

any chick who stays in a relationship after he cheats on her is stupid, no wonder she's a bitter woman. i hope he cheats on her all the time. she needs to get her own identity rather than nba wife. i'd be bitter too if i had her ugly face. i'd cheat on her too if i had such a skanky dogface for a wife. it's sorta like a big pile of herpes on top of her shoulders, with eyes and a mouth.

2007 days ago
99.

outlaw    

best player in the world hands down.i'm shock to hear this,but i honestly believe not to kiss ass or anything if she felt any kind of way about doing what she disagreed with she should of walk off the job even without Kobe's consent if she felt disrespected.at the same time Kobe take care home Brother last thing you need Kobe is another scandel about a gold digging maid.do get my drift.talk it over with the wife brother and see to it that she seeks anger mangement.I love you Kobe

2006 days ago
100.

Jack Rugburn    

Vanessa was "turned out" by her parents while she was 17 and still in High School. KB used to pull up in a major ride and take her home. She is well known among the tonier boutiques as one of the nastiest and more demanding customers. A story out of the LA Times a few years ago said she would buy a rack of designer dresses (in every size) to make sure no one else could wear the same dress until she was done with it, and then return the dresses! She is obviously a See You Next Tuesday, and proof that money can't buy taste or class...

2006 days ago
101.

jerjorju    

Why should the maid apologize for washing the blouse? Vanessa should have given her specific instructions if the blouse shouldn't have been machine washed. Perhaps it should have been put with the dry cleaning. Uh can't Koebe afford the cost of the blouse, many times over?

2006 days ago
102.

julie    

it doesn't say son it says kid...

15. it's a known fact that Vanessa is a mean, ungrateful beeyatch. i do doubt the disneyland story though. Your story mentions their son put "his" hand in the soup. Never knew they had a son.. lol.

2006 days ago
103.

Proud American    

What is wrong with Vanessa is that Kobe laid down with another woman and she is scared that he will do it again. Vanessa is bought and paid for.

2006 days ago
104.

Proud American    

She in insecure

2006 days ago
105.

Bonnie Forsyth    

This is true people come on now...... think about it every where she goes she is known as a rude cussing trailer trash biach....
My best friends brother did work in their home and is a very nice christian man.., who never says a bad word about anyone except for this ass hole woman.....she comes in screaming at the guys putting in her floor she did'nt like the color or the smells in the house due to materials which were necessary to use to get the job done..... what a jerk she was yelling at them to tear it out.... well maybe she should of picked something different duh....... her mouth was soooo flithy dirty throwing f bombs every other word her crzy ass behavior is un called for..... she needs to remember where she came from and be grateful for the life she has now and if she is that miserable then move on and go back to mexico where she came from...... and repect her fellow hispanics come on now vanessa grow up and show some class for once....before your daughters become just like your nasty self........

2006 days ago
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