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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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The wife of Kobe will grow more & more bitter over the years. Clearly she is blimping out quite a bit and is completely alienated by her former friends and most of her family. She's a pathetic angry woman who would have had more self esteem and dignity had she just left the cheat years ago.

The misery of her life is being foisted upon those who "serve" her, but it always comes back to her making her MORE miserable. Karma is a real BIT*H!

1526 days ago


Kobes wife is a stupid bitc*. And kobe is as ass himself that really belongs in prison. Anyone who supports these players in the NBA are idiots.

1402 days ago


I guess I'd be a bitter person too if I was an ugly Hispanic that had to blow Kobe every day. She is one ugly bitc* that gets more ugly every day. And FAT! I see Kobe losing a lot more money in the not too distant future to get rid of this hag! All the money the NBA throws at these idiots and they still do not have any brains. Why would anyone marry trash like Vanessa?

1402 days ago
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