Tuesday 17th September 2019,

Antonio Brown Apologizes for Threatening Tweet

Antonio Brown Apologizes for Threatening Tweet


Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has apologized for a threatening tweet he directed toward Jesse Washington of ESPN’s The Undefeated.

After Washington published a story about Brown’s social media usage, Brown tweeted, “@jessewashington wait to I see you bro we gone see what your jaw like.” Brown has since deleted the tweet, but Washington retweeted and screen captured it.

In light of the incident, Brown released the following statement:

“I made a mistake in judgment with my tweet last week, and I apologize for that. It is not OK to threaten anyone and I need to be better spiritually and professionally. Though I do not agree with the negative parts of the story about my personal life, I need to have better control over my actions to use social media as a way to engage with my fans, rather than use it improperly.”

Jesse Washington issued the following in response to Brown’s apology:

Antonio Brown had nine receptions for 93 yards and one touchdown in the Steelers’ season-opening tie against the Cleveland Browns last week.

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