Kobe Bryant is ready to recreate Lil Wayne’s Carter documentary deposition if vital. According to paperwork obtained by The Blast, the previous NBA star goes to be uncooperative if he must be deposed in an ongoing authorized case over his “Black Mamba” nickname.
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals is presently engaged in a trademark battle with Bryant over the identify. The pharmaceutical firm filed for “Black Mamba HYPERRUSH” in 2015. A 12 months later, Bryant tried to trademark his nickname.
In the dispute, Hi-Tech advised the 2008 NBA MVP’s attorneys about plans to depose him. The Los Angeles Lakers legend’s workforce responded by providing to offer written solutions from Bryant, saying any video deposition would play out identical to Lil Wayne’s now notorious testimony.
“Deposing Kobe Bryant can be like Lil Wayne’s deposition … it will be identical to that – he’d simply be saying ‘I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t know,’” Bryant’s lawyer advised Hi-Tech, in line with The Blast.
For these unfamiliar, the Weezy reference refers to a video from his lawsuit towards Quincy Jones III over the 2009 documentary Tha Carter.
In 2012, Jones’ lawyer questioned the Young Money boss as a part of a deposition within the case and obtained stonewalled when Lil Wayne repeatedly answered with “I don’t recall.” Footage of Weezy’s testimony leaked courtesy of TMZ.
Watch Lil Wayne’s deposition under.