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Kobe Bryant Rape Accusation Resurfaces After Oscars Win
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Kobe Bryant's film "Dear Basketball" won the Academy Award for "best animated short" Sunday, but the win brought sharp criticism to the academy, coming as it did amid the rise of the #MeToo and Time's Up movement. Bryant was arrested in 2003 after a 19-year-old accused him of rape, an encounter he described as consensual. The case was dropped the following year after the woman said she was unwilling to testify in court.

Bryant won his Oscar at the first attempt. Twitter users were swift, immediately criticizing the decision to reward the former Los Angeles Lakers star as being out of touch.

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