Vanessa Bryant is blown away by a person’s new tribute tattoo to Kobe and Gianna … calling the piece “beautiful” and praising the artist for the work.
“Just came across this,” Vanessa mentioned Thursday. “So amazing. What a BEAUTIFUL tribute to my Gigi and Kobe. Kobe would never want to outshine our baby girl. Thank you for honoring them together❤️”
The man who did the ink — Steve Butcher — is known within the tattoo world … he is put down artwork on everyone from Matt Barnes to Lonzo Ball — and has been tattooing Kobe tributes weekly for the reason that NBA legend’s tragic helicopter crash in January.
Butcher’s items are insanely actual … and the pores and skin work he did on a Kobe fan’s leg this month actually touched Vanessa.
“This is really beautiful,” she mentioned.
The art work incorporates a image of a smiling Kobe together with his daughter, Gigi. It additionally has butterflies and a portrayal of the night time the Lakers left Mamba and Mambacita jerseys on courtside seats at Staples simply days after their deaths.
Of course, celebs and athletes all throughout the globe have gotten tattoos to honor the Lakers legend … everybody from The Game to Odell Beckham, LeBron James and Kobe’s sister have new art work for the Mamba.