Everyone’s had a close eye on Kobe since he joined Twitter and why not?  Most of us have been waiting for a while for the Black Mamba to get back on Twitter.

He’s up to over 500,000 followers and tweeted 9 times since joining on Friday, but what stood out to people?  He was only following 6 people as of late last night (now up to 23) and who was the first person he followed?  A female.  A famous female athlete.  Is she competition for Vanessa?
Find out who it is after the jump…


 *PHOTOS above in gallery*


His first follow was soccer star Alex Morgan.  Check out a few of her pics and the other 5 people above in the gallery.


Lead photo via TheScore – Story via BSO