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Shannon Sharpe SLAMS ‘sleazeball’ Brett Favre amid $1.1m welfare fund scandal

Shannon Sharpe slams ‘sleazeball’ Brett Favre amid $1.1m welfare fund scandal… and insists a black participant in his position would NOT have been inducted to the NFL Hall of Fame: ‘You must be a sorry mofo to steal from the underserved’

  • Brett Favre was reportedly¬†paid $1.1m for motivational speeches he did not make
  • The money allegedly got here from a Mississippi welfare fund in a wider scheme
  • Shannon Sharpe slammed Favre, saying ‘he is been shady, for a really very long time’
  • Former tight finish thinks there are double requirements with how Favre was handled¬†

NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe slammed Green Bay Packers legend Brett Favre Wednesday, calling him a ‘sleazeball’ for his alleged involvement in a Mississippi state welfare scandal.¬†

Favre was reportedly questioned by the FBI earlier this month for allegedly being paid $1.1million from a Mississippi welfare fund for motivational speeches he by no means made.

And texts launched Monday as soon as once more linked Favre to the misuse of the state’s welfare funds for a volleyball stadium on the University of Southern Mississippi.¬†¬†¬†

The messages, printed by Mississippi Today, present how Favre allegedly tried to funnel $5m into the brand new complicated constructed at his alma mater, the place his daughter was enjoying volleyball in 2018, in collaboration with former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and nonprofit founder Nancy New.

On Wednesday, Sharpe did not maintain again in his criticism of Favre, and recommended there have been double requirements in how the previous Packer has been handled. 

Brett Favre was allegedly concerned in a Mississippi state welfare scandal

Shannon Sharpe called Favre a 'sleazeball' for his alleged involvement in the plan

Shannon Sharpe referred to as Favre a ‘sleazeball’ for his alleged involvement within the plan

‘I talked to those who was within the room when Brett Favre went to the Hall of Fame and no one talked about about textual content messages that he despatched to [Jen Sterger],’ Sharpe stated on FS1’s Undisputed.

‘Nobody talked about something in regards to the dependancy that he suffered from. But but [Terrell Owens] they introduced up every thing.¬†

‘When black and brown defraud the federal government, they hell bent. You get a EBT card… they’re going to transfer heaven and earth to try to put you in jail for 400 little measly {dollars}.¬†Now this man [Favre] completed took one million {dollars}.’

Sharpe was referring to Favre allegedly sending specific images to former Jets host and in-house sideline reporter Jen Sterger over a decade in the past when he was with the staff.

The ex-quarterback has additionally spoken brazenly about his previous dependancy to painkillers.

He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016, whereas Owens, who has reportedly had drug issues as properly, was not inducted into the Hall till his third year on the poll.  

‘Can you think about if TO would have had incidents like Brett Favre off the sector?’ Sharpe requested in regards to the former 49ers, Cowboys and Eagles star.

‘TO nonetheless to today proper now wouldn’t be within the Hall of Fame. Yet they walked previous it like Brett Favre did nothing.’

Sharpe used Terrell Owens as an example for the double standards Favre benefitted from

Sharpe used Terrell Owens for instance for the double requirements Favre benefitted from

The textual content messages launched this week present Favre corresponding with New, who ran a nonprofit ‘in command of spending tens of tens of millions of versatile federal welfare {dollars} outdoors of public view.’

‘If you have been to pay me, is there anyway the media can discover out the place it got here from and the way a lot?’ Favre is seen to have written in August 2017.

A day later, New stated she had spoken to Bryant, who was ‘on board’ with their plans, and Bryant acknowledged to New in 2019 that he had spoken with Favre in regards to the plan.

‘The drawback that I’ve with this example, you bought to be a sorry mofo to steal from the bottom,’ Sharpe stated of the scheme.

‘Mississippi is the poorest state in our nation… Brett Favre is taking from the underserved.¬†

‘He’s been¬†a sleazeball, he is been shady, for a really, very very long time.’

Favre is alleged to have been paid the money in 2017 and 2018, as a part of a wider $70m scandal – together with an expert wrestler and a horse farm.

Favre shouldn’t be accused of a criminal offense and stated final year he had paid the $1.1m, however a Mississippi state auditor is reportedly demanding $228,000 in curiosity.

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