Jena Friedman tweeted "Give it up for Gary Oldman and Kobe Bryant, for proving that men with domestic violence or sexual assault accusations can still accomplish anything". Artist Glen Keane shared the award with Kobe. He applauded players still in the game for making drastic steps in upping the sport.
"It's a message for all of us, whatever form your dream may take, it's through passion and perseverance that the impossible is possible", Bryant said of his win.
Bryant is a five-time National Basketball Association champion with the Lakers and a two-time Olympic gold medalist.
Bryant, who played 20 seasons, has started his own production company in retirement, "Kobe Studios".
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In his speech and in his post-award comments, Bryant had some pointed words for Fox News host Laura Ingraham. "Don't think that you want to be a writer - that's cute", Bryant told the Undefeated's Kelley L. Carter before the Oscars got underway.
After a stellar and hugely successful 20-year National Basketball Association career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant retired from the game in 2016 but it hasn't stopped him adding another major honour to his list of accomplishments. "John Williams, it sounds insane to even say that, but after he scored the film, he looked at me and Glen and goes, "Okay, that was way too short, you gotta give me something longer, '" Kobe revealed".
Bryant told reporters, "I feel better than winning a championship, to be honest with you. This is insane, man, it's insane", an elated Bryant told the gathered media in the backstage area at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers icon believed the Academy Award victory validated that he could succeed away from basketball.
"In playing basketball, the hardest thing to do is to get out of the way of yourself - to try to disassociate any sense of ego that you have". Thank you, Academy, for this fantastic honor.
For Bryant, it's quite an accomplishment to have received the film industries ultimate prize on his first try.