irony is interesting.
just over a year ago,
nfl baller wolf adrian peterson,
lost one of his random kids to child abuse.
now this year,
in a twist i didn’t see coming,
he may lose his career for the very same thing.
i guess all that holy behavior didn’t make him immune to scandal.
adrian peterson is now front and center in another scandal.
one that involves whippin his child with a switch.
simple enough right?
well not exactly…
Minnesota Vikings superstar Adrian Peterson has been indicted for child abuse in North Montgomery County, TX … TMZ Sports has learned.
Sources connected to Peterson tell us … the alleged victim is a male child from Minnesota who was visiting Adrian back in May at AP’s home in Texas.
We’re told the child returned home to his mother in Minn. who noticed injuries and took the child to a doctor. A short time later, the doctor contacted authorities in Texas to report Adrian.
Child Protective Services confirms it is working on a case involving Peterson. Multiple sources tell us the alleged victim is a 4-year-old boy.
Peterson was indicted in Montgomery County for reckless or negligent injury to a child, this according to MyFOX Houston 26.
Peterson missed Vikings team practice yesterday — though the team explained it as a “veteran’s day.” Peterson did attend practice today and was said to be laughing and joking on the field.
the timeline update from tmz sports is the craziest tho.
the texts he sent the baby mama<<<<<<
i’m sure she was lookin’ at her child’s body like “WTF?”:
4:12 PM PT — According to the police report, Peterson allegedly sent text messages to the child’s mother saying he “felt bad” because he struck the kid in the testicles.
“Got him in the nuts once I noticed. But I felt so bad, n I’m all tearing that butt up when needed!” the text said.
Peterson allegedly sent a follow up text saying, “Never do I go overboard! But all my kids will know, hey daddy has he biggest heart but don’t play no games when it comes to acting right.”
4:10 PM PT — According to the police report, the child told authorities he had also been hit by a belt and there were “a lot of belts in daddy’s closet.”
The child also said AP had put leaves in his mouth when he was being struck and that his pants were down.
3:50 PM PT — The Vikings have deactivated Peterson for Sunday’s game.
3:34 PM PT — Peterson has issued a statement through his lawyer saying, “The charged conduct involves using a switch to spank his son.”
“This indictment follows Adrian’s full cooperation with authorities who have been looking into this matter. Adrian is a loving father who used his judgement as a parent to discipline his son.”
“He used the same kind of discipline with his child that he experienced as a child growing up in East Texas. Adrian has never hidden from what happened.”
“He has cooperated fully with authorities and voluntarily testified before the grand jury for several hours.”
“Adrian will address the charges with the same respect and responsiveness he has brought to this inquiry from its beginning. It is important to remember that Adrian never intended to harm his son and deeply regrets the unintentional injury.”
3:00 PM PT — The police report on the case includes photos of cuts on the boy’s thigh and hands.
He also had bruises on his lower back and buttocks, and according to the report … Peterson admitted punishing him.
One law enforcement source tells TMZ … Peterson decided to discipline his son by grabbing a branch from a tree — and then whipping the child on his bare skin. We’re told several of the wounds were bleeding when the child went back to his mother.
2:31 PM PT — The Vikings have issued a statement saying … “The Vikings are in the process of gathering information regarding the legal situation involving Adrian Peterson.”
“At this time, we will defer further questions to Adrian’s attorney Rusty Hardin.”
those pictures and text messages could actually bury him.
this is no way in the same form as the “ray rice” scandal,
but it is a potential shit storm because it involves a cub.
a 4 year old cub at that.
my gut says that adrian didn’t do it in malice,
and i don’t think he is crazy,
but he did go ODee on the ass whuppin’.
listen when i was getting my ass kicked by my parents,
the most i got was a couple welts.
i did dodge that vase being thrown at me rather nicely tho.
i was around the 7-10 age range.
plus i was a fuckin’ bad ass cub whose mouth got him into trouble.
a lot of my “foot to ass” resuscitation was my own fault at times.
i’ll definitely keep my nose in this scandal.
lowkey: the nfl just started and its just having the best week ever.
article and pictures found: tmz sports