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Feb 10, 2023 1:30 AM CST
Brett Favre Files Multiple Defamation Lawsuits
Former NFL player is suing Mississippi state auditor and 2 sportscasters
- Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre filed lawsuits Thursday in Mississippi, accusing the state auditor and two national sportscasters of defaming him in public discussions about the misspending of welfare money that was supposed to help some of the poorest people in one of the poorest states in the nation, the...
Wants to Be
Nov 29, 2022 1:23 AM CST
Brett Favre Wants to Be Removed From Welfare Lawsuit
Lawyer says Favre was only included to attract media attention to case
- Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre is asking to be removed from a lawsuit by the state of Mississippi that seeks to recover millions of dollars in misspent welfare money that was intended to help some of the poorest people in the US. An attorney for Favre filed papers on Monday...
Blames 'Unjust' Media
Oct 12, 2022 2:00 AM CDT
Brett Favre Denies Wrongdoing, Blames 'Unjust' Media
But media outlets are pushing back on his claims
- Brett Favre has been silent for months on the subject of the Mississippi welfare fraud scandal swirling around him, but no longer: The NFL Hall of Fame quarterback released a lengthy statement to Fox News Digital in which he denies any wrongdoing. Favre insists he had no idea the money...
Texts Show More
Sep 26, 2022 12:00 AM CDT
Texts Show More Alleged Bad Behavior From Brett Favre
After volleyball arena, ex-quarterback allegedly tried to get more cash for football facility
- After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a volleyball arena at his alma mater where his daughter was playing, the retired NFL quarterback tried two years later to get additional cash from the state’s welfare agency for another sports facility, new...
Radio Station's Move
Is Bad News for Favre
Sep 25, 2022 9:30 AM CDT
Radio Station's Move Is Bad News for Favre
Milwaukee station puts his appearances on hold as scandal over Mississippi funds unfolds
- Brett Favre is embroiled in a growing scandal involving the misuse of welfare funds in his native Mississippi, and it appears to be taking a tangible toll on his reputation. Front Office Sports reports that a radio station in Milwaukee has taken him off the air, at least temporarily. Good...
Favre Biographer: Don't Read
My Book, 'He's a Bad Guy'
Sep 14, 2022 9:50 AM CDT
Favre Biographer: Don't Read My Book, 'He's a Bad Guy'
Remarks came after texts emerged showing ex-QB knew more on illegal welfare payments than claimed
- "I love Mississippi and I would never knowingly do anything to take away from those that need it most." That was a May 2020 tweet from former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre. He was responding to accusations that he'd illegally received welfare funds from his home...
Favre Must Pay
30 Days in Illegal
Oct 13, 2021 12:32 PM CDT
Favre Must Pay $825K Within 30 Days in Illegal Welfare Case
Miss. state auditor says ex-NFL star faces a lawsuit if he doesn't return TANF funds
It's pay-up time for Brett Favre, unless he wants to face a civil lawsuit. That was the warning Tuesday from Mississippi State Auditor Shad White, who said in a statement that the former NFL star still owes $828,000 in illegal welfare funds and interest, per the
Brett Favre to
Repay $1.1M in
May 7, 2020 6:40 AM CDT
Brett Favre to Repay $1.1M in Welfare Scandal
Former NFL quarterback got ensnared in embezzlement scandal
- Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre is repaying $1.1 million in welfare money that he received for multiple speeches where he did not show up, the Mississippi state auditor said Wednesday. Auditor Shad White said his office received $500,000 from Favre on Wednesday, plus a commitment that Favre will...
Anti-Semitic Group Tricks
Brett Favre Into Making Video
Dec 2, 2018 6:30 AM CST
Anti-Semitic Group Tricks Brett Favre Into Making Video
Former QB says he's 'sickened' by the stunt
- Brett Favre collected $500 for making a short video in which he thought he was expressing support for a veterans group. Turns out, the former star quarterback had been tricked into expressing support for white supremacists, reports
. Celebs Andy Dick and Soulja appear to have fallen for the...
Oct 25, 2013 5:28 PM CDT
Brett Favre: I've Had 'Scary' Loss of Memory
So, no, he won't be coming out of retirement to play again
- One of the hot sports rumors this week was that the St. Louis Rams were interested in luring Brett Favre out of retirement to play QB again. Just
serious they were remains in dispute, reports CBS Chicago , but Favre insists he'd never go back. One self-described "scary"...
Jan 12, 2012 6:57 AM CST
Miss. Judge Quashes Barbour Pardons
Blocks release of 21 still in prison, orders 5 more in for hearing
- So much for Haley Barbour's grand pardons: A Mississippi judge has put the kibosh on some of the former governor's last-minute spate of 200 pardons, blocking the release of 21 inmates still imprisoned and hauling in five more who had been released for hearings. The ruling came hours...
Jenn Sterger: 'I'm
Not a Gold-Digger'
Apr 11, 2011 6:14 AM CDT
Jenn Sterger: 'I'm Not a Gold-Digger'
She hasn't 'made a dime' from Brett Favre scandal
- Jenn Sterger, the former New York Jets employee who accused Brett Favre of sending her racy text messages , has something to say: She's "not a gold-digger." "I haven't made a dime off anything in this whole situation," she tells ABC News in an interview airing on...
Favre Texted Me, Too
Jan 19, 2011 7:08 AM CST
Third Masseuse: Favre Texted Me, Too
She says he wanted her to touch him...
- Brett Favre apparently
liked those masseuses : A third masseuse (and fourth woman) has come out of the woodwork claiming the ( former? ) NFL quarterback sent her lewd text messages. Stephanie Dusenberry, who worked with the Minnesota Vikings while Favre was with them, tells Deadspin (via, initially, a typo-laden...
Brett Favre Files for
Retirement From NFL
Jan 17, 2011 2:59 PM CST
Brett Favre Files for Retirement From NFL
Quarterback might really, really, really be done this time
- Brett Favre is making it official, again: The 41-year-old quarterback has filed retirement paperwork with the NFL, Fox Sports reports. He's unretired more than most people send racy photos to massage therapists, but the third time might just be the charm: Favre has consistently said 2010 would be his last...
Brett Favre's Sister
Busted in Meth Lab Raid
Jan 13, 2011 10:56 AM CST
Brett Favre's Sister Busted in Meth Lab Raid
Brandi Favre charged after active meth lab found in condo bathroom
- Apparently Brett Favre isn’t the only member of his family who can get himself embroiled in scandals : Now his younger sister, Brandi, has been arrested. The 34-year-old was nabbed yesterday during a raid on a suspected meth lab in Mississippi, at a condominium less than 10 miles from where...
Let's Get Brett Favre's Retirement in Writing
Jan 4, 2011 12:43 PM CST
Let's Get Brett Favre's Retirement in Writing
In fact, let's make him 'double pinky-swear,' writes Jason Gay
- Enough is enough: It’s time to get Brett Favre’s retirement in writing. In the
Wall Street Journal
, Jason Gay offers up a sample contract. A few humorous highlights:
It starts: "I, Brett Lorenzo Favre, do hereby formally declare my official retirement from the National Football League."
Brett Favre Slapped With
Sex Harassment Suits
Jan 3, 2011 6:39 PM CST
Brett Favre Slapped With Sex Harassment Suits
Seems Jenn Sterger might not have been only object of his affections
- Brett Favre may have retired yet again, but he might want to get out of Dodge: The former quarterback has been hit with two sex harassment suits, both by former Jets' massage therapists who aren't named Jenn Sterger. Christina Scavo and Shannon O'Toole both allege that Favre came onto them,...
Brett Favre Retires
Jan 3, 2011 7:29 AM CST
Brett Favre Retires Yet Again
- Is this even news anymore? In what’s begun to feel a little like a tradition, Brett Favre announced that he was retiring after his team’s final game of the season last night—and this time, he means it! “I know it’s time, and that’s OK....
NFL Fines Brett Favre
$50K in Sterger Fiasco
Dec 29, 2010 2:34 PM CST
NFL Fines Brett Favre $50K in Sterger Fiasco
But he won't be suspended
- Roger Goodell fined Brett Favre $50,000 today—but did not suspend him—over the naughty texts he allegedly sent Jenn Sterger, reports Fox Sports . The punishment is for failing to cooperate with the NFL's investigation, not for any actions toward Sterger. Her camp had pressed the league to punish...
Favre to Sterger:
Send Me a Naughty Video
Dec 23, 2010 10:15 AM CST
Favre to Sterger: Send Me a Naughty Video
The sexting scandal gets grosser
- Just when you thought the Brett Favre sexting scandal couldn’t get any more disturbing, TMZ comes out with this: The quarterback, in addition to sending Jenn Sterger photos of his penis, also allegedly made a
request of the former New York Jets employee. Specifically, he wanted her to...
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