- Vanessa Bryant gifted Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner some rare sneakers for Christmas
- The widow of basketballer Kobe Bryant gave her famous friends the new 'Grinch' edition of Nike Kobe 6 sneakers
- Vanessa treated her friends to the shoes early as they only officially go on sale on 24 December
Vanessa Bryant played Santa recently as she gifted her friends Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner with some rare sneakers that have not been released to the public yet.
Vanessa is the widow of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and gave the Kardashians the new 'Grinch' edition of the iconic Nike Kobe 6 sneakers.
The Nike Kobe 6s are one of Nike's best-selling shoes and the 'Grinch' edition was created in accordance with the festive season and modelled on Dr Seuss' tale of How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
Both Kim and Kris posted their gratitude to Vanessa on their Instagram stories and showed themselves unboxing the gifts.
Vanessa treated the famous family members early as the shoes only go on sale to the public on 24 December in time for Christmas Eve.
The shoes will reportedly retail for around $200 or R3000, but have already been popping up on retail websites for around ten times that at R30 000 ($2000).
Speaking of the festive season, YEN.com.gh reported on Rihanna making some holiday wishes come true when she bumped into a fan at a petrol station.
The singer was in her native Barbados, where she is staying for the festive season, when the encounter occurred and completely made a fan's holiday.
The fan posted a video of himself and Rihanna online and others immediately commented on the video and how much they loved RiRi interacting with those who adore her.
The fan Rihanna ran into can be heard in the video saying:
"One in a million. My Christmas just got made early"
Others commented on the video and expressed how gorgeous RiRi was looking as well as how jealous they were of the fan who managed to bump into her:
@NBC10_Lindsay: "would you pass out if Riri just rolled up to fill your tank or what lol"
@cass_teddy: "She's just too cute"
And in other celebrity-related news, YEN.com.gh reported on when Cardi B learnt how to do an African dance and even dressed the part to do it.
Popular American rapper, Cardi B, recently reinforced her love for Africa after she tried to learn an important part of the culture, dance. Cardi B has no doubt been very open about her love for Africa and has even been known to take on traditional names her Nigerian fans blessed her with.
In a new video making the rounds on social media, the Bodak Yellow hitmaker was seen learning to do an African dance.
To get into the theme of the class, the American rapper tied a wrapper made in African print as well as tied a matching headgear.
Cardi paid attention to her professional teacher as she learned to wind her waist like a typical African woman.