Police youth league cuts ties with Antonio Brown, returns donation after ‘rift’


HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The Hollywood (Florida) Police Division introduced that their athletic league has severed ties with large receiver Antonio Brown and returned a donation given by Brown following an obscene outburst towards the police and the mom of his youngsters on Monday.

Brown posted a stay feed of the encounter, which additionally included his youngsters, on Instagram, and it was later picked up by TMZ. In it, he will be heard utilizing express language and calling the law enforcement officials express names.


The Hollywood Police Division launched a press release following the video saying the Police Athletic League’s separation from Brown. In keeping with the division, latest occasions which have necessitated police intervention have induced an “irreparable rift” between the division, the Police Athletic League and Brown.

“We made the decision to sever ties between Mr. Brown and the Hollywood Police Athletic League,” public data officer Christian Lata wrote within the assertion. “We did not want our youth to be subject to this type of behavior nor emulate the actions of Mr. Brown.”

The police responded to a home disturbance at Brown’s Hollywood residence on Monday, and Lata wrote within the division’s assertion that Brown used “very degrading language in front of his young children.”


Brown beforehand donated to the athletic league’s 7-on-7 soccer league, however the police division stated it returned that donation on Jan. 9.

“We will not take money from a donor that we cannot have our youth be proud of or represent our organization,” Lata wrote.

Brown was additionally given a trespass warning for the Police Athletic League property as a result of the division “did not want him to continue to affect our youth nor influence them in a negative way.”


Brown responded to the division’s assertion on Twitter.

Brown wasn’t on an lively roster for many of the 2019 season. He was launched from the Oakland Raiders after the preseason following public calls for. He was lively for one sport with the New England Patriots however was launched shortly after amid sexual assault allegations. The previous Pittsburgh Steelers star lately had a exercise with the New Orleans Saints, which he later referred to as a publicity stunt on social media.

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