Former Jets host Jennifer Starger had a comical response to Brett Favre’s latest alleged text message scandal.
“Oh.. now he gets in trouble for inappropriate texts,” Starger tweetedTuesday, the same day the former NFL quarterback made headlines over an alleged money scandal with former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant.
An investigative report by Mississippi Today revealed text messages showing that Bryant helped Favre obtain at least $5 million in welfare funding to help build a new volleyball center at the University of Southern Mississippi. Favre played football at Southern Miss, and their daughter was a volleyball player at the time, at which point few messages were sent.
Starger explained the news in a series of tweets on Tuesday. The former NFL host accused Favre of sending him inappropriate photos when he was the Jets quarterback in 2010.
“If you shared this tweet, I humbly request that you read the last one I posted. And never call me ‘Brett Favre Girl’ again.” Starger wrote in a separate tweet,
Starger has since forged a media career, including previous work at Sports Illustrated and ABC. As per her Twitter bio, she is also a comedian, an actress and a writer.
In other lengthy tweets, Starger discussed how the scandal affected his reputation and career journey. she said she was “Incorrectly cancelled,” An internet trend she doesn’t believe in.
“Days like today are always hard,” Starger tweeted, “I want to act as though my life still hasn’t been affected too much by another person’s treatment of me, but that would be a lie. To think of my legacy and everything that anyone knows about me.” .. can be summed up in the title of ‘The Brett Favour Girl’, not only disgusting. but depressing
“And every time there’s a #MeToo moment in the game, I’m always some sort of expert,” Starger said, “But what we haven’t addressed is this weird hero culture we’ve built around pro athletes that somehow makes them immune to consequences…”
Starger shared that he has treatment for years After the Favre scandal.
“I believe in redemption when people have: expressed remorse. Have done the work. And have taken that work out into the world to show you they’ve learned something from it. Nothing like Brett Favre has done ” Starger tweeted,
“I’m roadkill in his behind-the-scenes .. and you all just know that terrible people do terrible things when there is no result. Welcome to the real world,” starger wrote In a separate tweet.