Under Armour 'parts ways' with Kareem Hunt after TMZ video goes viral

Hope Soto
December 5, 2018

Under Armour Inc. has "parted ways" with Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt, who was released by the team late Friday evening after TMZ released a video earlier in the day showing him shoving and kicking a woman. "If you really know me, I'm so respectful to everyone, and I made a bad decision".

The NFL and the Chiefs said they could not obtain the video because the police and hotel would not cooperate.

Hunt has since acknowledged he misled the Chiefs about the assault.

The only reason the National Football League didn't know what happened with Kareem Hunt at his Cleveland hotel residence is that it didn't want to, in ESPN's analysis.

"I lied to them. My actions caused this". "I know right from wrong and I'm always a person who wants to make everybody happy".

Kareem Hunt #27 of the Kansas City Chiefs runs in the open field during the first half of the game against the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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"The NFL continues to pursue a complete understanding of the facts", the league said in a new statement released following Hunts' ESPN interview sunday. The NFL then contacted Cleveland police, but the department said Saturday it did not pursue the video because it was not a felony-level case. "I realized what I did once I saw the video". "We don't do those things".

But NFL player Ben Watson spoke for many of us when he responded to Rapaport on Twitter, "I find that extremely hard to believe Ian. I know we have to keep moving forward and going out there to win football games if we want to have success this season".

Days later, the linebacker was claimed by the Washington Redskins, although he, too, will not be activated until a league investigation is concluded.

"Honestly, I never met the girl before besides that one time", he recalled.

"It was just a disagreement", he said. It's no excuse for me to act that way or to even put myself in that position. During the interview, Rice said he'd be willing to help Hunt figure things out. "I was in the wrong", Hunt told ESPN. "I was raised by my mom and my grandma and it was just us", he said. "I don't have anything else to say about that". "I'm really disappointed and embarrassed for myself and my family and I really am taking actions to learn from this and do everything possible to become a better man".

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