Kareem Hunt has broken his silence.
The Kansas City Chiefs released the star running back Friday night after TMZ released a video showing the 23-year-old shoving and kicking a woman at a Cleveland hotel in February. Shortly after being released, Hunt shared the following statement with ESPN:
And here’s the Chiefs’ official statement:
The Chiefs and the NFL began investigating the Hunt situation shortly after it happened in February. Both claim the Cleveland Police Department denied requests to see the now-infamous video.
Whether you believe the NFL — which, of course, has a spotty track record with its handling of domestic violence allegations — is up to you.
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