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A Closer Look (Kobe Inc.) #734256

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) A closer look at the endorsement empire of pro basketball player Kobe Bryant, who has been charged with sexual assault, introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) The future for Bryant's endorsement deals examined; details given about his being dropped by Nutella chocolate nut spread & about his other deals, especially with Nike. [Burns Sports & Celebrities Inc. Bob BURNS†- says the company bought Kobe's clean, superstar image.] [Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. Donny DEUTSCH†- speculates on what the companies will do.] Bryant's appearance at the Teen Choice Awards shown. [Two Bryant FANS - back Kobe.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Bryant's Monday court appearance in his sexual assault case noted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Jamieson, Bob

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