After a ten year marriage to NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, Vanessa Bryant filed for divorce today. The papers were filed in Orange County Superior Court. The pair released a statement through their publicist stating:

"The Bryants have resolved all issues incident to their divorce privately with the assistance of counsel and a Judgment dissolving their marital status will be entered in 2012. We ask that in the interest of our young children and in light of the upcoming holiday season the public respect our privacy during this most difficult time."