Family man? Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer got here beneath fireplace after a video of him dancing with a younger lady at a bar went viral, inflicting his spouse, Shelley Meyer, and considered one of his daughters to publicly reply to the scandal.
Urban was noticed letting a lady grind on his lap in October 2021. “I just apologized to the team and the staff for being a distraction,” he mentioned in a press convention after he trended on-line due to the controversy. “It was stupid. So I explained everything that happened. And I owned it. And, you know, just stupid. I should not have myself in that kind of position.”
The former Ohio State coach famous that he stayed within the state after a Jaguars recreation to “see the grandkids, and we all went to dinner that night.” However, his household was “upset” together with his actions after the video surfaced.
“There was a big group next to our restaurant, and they wanted me to come over and take pictures and I did,” he recalled. “[They were] trying to pull me out on the dance floor, screwing around, and I should have left.”
Shelley’s preliminary response to the backlash was a tweet that learn, “#BuddyDeservedANightOut.” She later introduced that she was leaving Twitter.
“Frankly, I don’t need the hate, vitriol, slander, trash that will @ me (this has never stopped anyway),” she famous. “We all make mistakes-we are all sinners. If you think you aren’t? Then cast the first stone.”
Shelley continued: “To my wonderful followers/friends: THANK YOU. For your love, support, friendship, laughs-I will miss this the most. I love you ALL and wish God’s blessings on you. Thank you #FaithFamilyFootballFlamingos.”
Urban and Shelley’s daughter Gigi Meyer additionally gave her two cents on the scenario in October 2021. “We’re good. As a family, we’re good, you know, and the reality of it is, like, as much as our lives might seem different than everybody else’s, we’re still human,” she mentioned in a collection of Instagram Story movies. “We have human things that we deal with, and this is one of those things. But the good news is we know my dad and we know his character and he’s literally the most incredible person I know in my entire life, and I still hold true to that truth.”
Gigi divulged that the household selected to look previous her father’s misstep. “That is my truth, doesn’t have to be your truth, but that’s my truth and I’m sticking to it,” she shared. “So we’ve all decided we’re going to move on, all right? We’re moving on and life is good. We are blessed. I have the most incredible family in the entire world.”
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