Carla DiBello Says She is Not Involved With Kobe Bryant!

Who would want to get involved in what could be a messy divorce…not Kim Kardashian’s best friend, Carla DiBello, who says she is just fri3ends with Kobe Bryant and not the cause of his split with wife Vanessa!

Despite reports of being linked to Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, Carla DiBello tells Access Hollywood that she’s not involved with the athlete.

“We’re just friends,” DiBello – who is a close friend of Kim Kardashian – said in a statement to Access Hollywood on Tuesday.

“Sure we’ve had private time, but we’re close friends and I respect him as a person,” her statement continued.

As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, filed for divorce on Friday after 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.

However, despite reports to the contrary, DiBello said she has no part in the couple’s split.

“I am not involved in any of that mess. And that’s that,” DiBello said in the statement.

RadarOnline is also reporting that Khloe Kardashian and some other basketball wives were not too keen on Vanessa Bryant!

Kobe Bryant’s estranged wife, Vanessa didn’t get along with Khloe Kardashian during the time Lamar Odom played for the Los Angeles Lakers, or any of the other wives of the NBA champs either, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.

Media reports surfaced that other NBA wives were keeping tabs on Kobe Bryant, and told Vanessa about his alleged infidelities, but our sources tell us that she wasn’t liked by the majority of the Lakers players’ spouses.

After Khloe Kardashian married Lamar Odom, who was playing for the Lakers, she went out of her way to try and get to know Vanessa because Kobe and her hubby are very close.

“Khloe truly tried to break through Vanessa’s icy exterior, with no success,” a team insider says. “Khloe has always been down to earth, and she became instantly very well liked by Lamar’s teammates and wives. Vanessa was extremely jealous of the loving and healthy marriage that Lamar and Khloe have. Khloe and Lamar had the Bryants over for dinner on multiple occasions, and it was always very tense because of Vanessa. Vanessa just thinks that she is better than everyone else.”

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