Does Kobe Bryant's wife look illegal?

vanessaev-thumb-400x227.jpgMuch chortling in Orange County, apparently, after Vanessa Bryant showed up at last night's Lakers game wearing a shirt with the political slogan "Do I Look Illegal?" Gustavo Arellano posts at the OC Weekly blog:

Bryant's statement is absolutely shocking, considering she's never exhibited any Aztlanista tendencies in her life. Sure, she's part-Mexi, and she and her husband are known to frequent El Camino Real in Fullerton from time to time, but Vanessa's most prominent connection to her Latino heritage before wearing this T-shirt (to express solidarity with the people protesting against Arizona's SB1070, or get attention like some of the commentators here are claiming? Come on, latter bola de pendejos...) was getting sued by her Peruvian maid for supposed workplace abuse.
Maybe she wore it to protest the pro-Arizona remarks by Lakers coach Phil Jackson?


More by Kevin Roderick:
Ralph Lawler of the Clippers and the age of Aquarius
Riding the Expo Line to USC 'just magical'
Last bastion of free parking? Loyola Marymount to charge students
Matt Kemp, Dodgers and Kings start big weekend the right way
LA Times writers revisit their '92 riots observations
Recent Orange County stories on LA Observed:
Balboa Island has to decide if it believes in global warming
Student apologizes to gay teacher, 39 years later
Register replaces one interim publisher with another
Register's Angels mob shows results
Southern California's romance with the taco is now a book

New at LA Observed
Follow us on Twitter

On the Media Page
Go to Media
On the Politics Page
Go to Politics

LA Biz Observed
Arts and culture

Sign up for daily email from LA Observed

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner


Advertisement
LA Observed on Twitter and Facebook