SI.com uncovers another woman who alleges improper conduct by Antonio Brown

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As the NFL begins its investigation regarding a sexual assault and rape lawsuit filed against Patriots receiver Antonio Brown, the league may need to consider expanding the review.

In a lengthy item from Robert Klemko of SI.com regarding various alleged failures by Brown to pay bills and otherwise act like a normal, decent human being, Klemko shares the story of a female painter whom Brown hired to create a mural at Brown’s house.

The unnamed woman claims that, on the second day of the job, the arrangement took a turn.

“I’m on my knees painting the [mural], and he walks up to me butt-ass naked, with a hand cloth covering his [penis] and starts having a conversation with me,” the woman told Klemko. “Unfortunately, I’ve been tried [by men] a lot of times, so I just kept my cool and kept painting. After that, it all ended abruptly.”

In all, Klemo spoke to more than two dozen people who have experienced “a pattern of disturbing, sometimes bizarre behavior” while interacting with Brown.

The Klemko story doesn’t break dramatic new ground, but it reconfirms the notion that Brown has managed to maintain two personas throughout much of his NFL career. The dark side of AB first emerged when he threatened in 2018 an ESPN writer who was gathering negative information about Brown. “[W]ait to I see you bro we gone see what your jaw like,” Brown said on social media to Jesse Washington. Brown quickly apologized, but the smiling, happy-go-lucky, “call God” faςade had forever been pierced.

In the time since then, Brown’s image has taken repeated hits, thanks to a furniture-throwing lawsuit, a Week 17 walkout, social-media attacks on his quarterback, unstable behavior in Oakland (calculated or not), and the recent civil claim of sexual misconduct. He’s now facing an NFL investigation that could, depending on its outcome, result in Brown being placed on paid leave in the short-term — and in Brown being suspended (or possibly banished, if the league concludes he committed rape) in the long-term.

His skills have continued to ensure that his football career will flourish. His endorsement deals could begin to suffer; Xenith reportedly dumped him as a helmet ambassador. It won’t be a surprise if other companies begin to sever ties with Brown.

110 responses to “SI.com uncovers another woman who alleges improper conduct by Antonio Brown

  1. The classless disgraceful Patriots don’t care about their players off field problems, as long as they produce on the field.

  2. This is going to become another PR issue, this time for the Patriots. If an investigation shows a shred of truth, they need to drop him and the NFL needs to impose a real penalty on AB. Then let the courts decide the rest.

  3. The fact that the Pats seemingly love AB tells me all I need to know about the organization. That team is classless in the extreme. They are known cheaters, their owner got busted in a strip mall massage parlor, and those Super Bowl trophies are tainted. And now they’re in love with a nut case/scumbag like AB. (He’s a great player and a lousy human.) They don’t care about his ethics or behaviors as long as he produces on the field. Typical Pats. What a lowlife franchise.

  4. Thanks to today’s social media, we suddenly just realized that a holes actually exist. Sorry but unless a court of law actually agrees with someone that you did something wrong, it’s all he said she said. I’m not talking civil suits where it’s lawyer vs lawyer and facts SELDOM come into play.

  5. Not a nice person that’s for sure. Hard to be happy the Pats have a great receiver when he’s an ugly human being.

    Goodell will suspend him or not, or put on exempt list. Likely this week whatever the outcome of his “investigation” is. Too much heat to wait long on this

  6. The Patriots are the absolute scumbags of the league. They have the nerve to say they would have never signed him had they known about this yet they put him out there at the first available opportunity to play. Unbelievable unbelievable

  7. “Unnamed” women??? Hard to believe someone who remains hidden. I think “SI” should stick to sports reporting instead of sensationalized stories like the rest of the media. In time this will be sorted out.

  8. The reason why NFL and Patriots turn a blind eye is because it’s not about character but about how well he can play. Corporate would just wait until the court system does something. But as fans we can choose not to support these behavior.

  9. If you’re a Patriot, it’s innocent until proven guilty. If your proven guilty then it’s a conspiracy.

    If you’re on another team it’s guilty even if you’re proven innocent.

    The Patriot Way!!! Cheat lie and blame others.

    It should be The Morrally Currupt Patriot Way!!!

  10. “The Patriot way” is now “look the other way”. Sorry, but they are earning that quote. I’m sure this is all just astonishing and was completely unfounded when they signed him.

    Tom better hurry up and get that rapport he needs before AB gets sat down…

  11. I’m a Pats fan and live in the area. None proclaim his innocence. A lot are unhappy he’s on the team. The rest, like the Pats, are waiting for the process to play out. I accept the Pats didn’t know at signing

  12. Pats should forfeit all games he plays if the investigation supports the accusations. Standing by and enabling hideous behavior is almost as bad as the perpetrator of the behavior.

  13. As a Patriots fan, that Klemko article made me feel like they need to – at a minimum – deactivate him until this is all resolved. I was rooting for the Patriots to sign him when they did. I wanted to give him the benefit of the doubt when he was accused. But they need to move on, unless there is some way for him to prove he is not the guy he is said to be.
    I won’t stop being a Patriots fan. I love the team too much, love Belichick, love Brady, love the other 52 guys that play each week. But I just can’t bring myself to cheer on Brown. I don’t blame them for giving him a shot, but I will blame them if they continue to give him a platform from which to act this way.
    At worst, his abhorrent behavior is from unchecked narcissism, at the most forgiving his abhorrent behavior stems from CTE. Either way, the Patriots don’t need it. And if they won’t do it, I actually hope the NFL steps in and puts him on the shelf until it is resolved.

  14. redandgoldhitman52 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:43 pm
    The classless disgraceful Patriots don’t care about their players off field problems, as long as they produce on the field

    So did you CRY like this when the Chiefs kept Hill

    Or are you CRYING because of your jealousy of the Patriots

    🤔

  15. When his playing days are over (which may be sooner than later) he will either end up in jail or broke. Maybe both.

    I’ve never been a fan of Tomlin, but what a job he did to contain all this nonsense and keep the team focused.

  16. TheCakeIsALie says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:45 pm
    He’s innocent because he’s on the Patriots and everyone is a hater.

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    He played many games for Pitt, was groomed by them, and was with Oakland longer than NE.

    How is this a Patriots issue is beyond me.

  17. Athletes get away with a lot of stuff at all levels. A local high school football team suspended six players for 3-6 games this season for luring a goose out of a pond and killing it with a broomstick.

    The community is up in arms and wants the kids off the team. The incident happened over the summer and it just came to light when the season started. Obviously they tried to keep it under wraps for as long as possible.

  18. The NFL should let the Patriots know when the league doesn’t want him to play anymore. When that happens, the shield can deal with lawsuits. Until then, throw him the damn ball.

  19. As a Pats fan, I hate that he played yesterday. Innocent until proven guilty, but he hid a serious legal issue from them (and the Raiders) prior to signing. For that alone I would have sat him. Any previous secret NDA agreement he had doesn’t need to be respected in the eyes of NFL teams looking to hand him piles of guaranteed money. And obviously he has shaky credibility. The Raiders should be looking to recoup any money they gave him too. Having him on tv in uniform yesterday when you know that this could get even worse was a terrible PR move by the Pats.

  20. ZERO respect whatsoever for Bill Belichick and/or Tom Brady. Selling their soul and dignity, and throwing class and honor out the door, just to try to win a few more silly foosball games, as if they havent done that enough.

  21. tylawspick6 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:50 pm
    TheCakeIsALie says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:45 pm
    He’s innocent because he’s on the Patriots and everyone is a hater.

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    He played many games for Pitt, was groomed by them, and was with Oakland longer than NE.

    How is this a Patriots issue is beyond me.

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    It’s a Pats issue because management decided to take the risk.

    No need to deflect.

  22. oiler1980 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:51 pm
    People are trying awful hard to bring up AB’s past before he was with the Pats. I guess if he stayed with Oakland none of this would be happening?

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    Great question. INcredbily suspicious.

    Why wasn’t this something with Pitt and Oakland?

  23. “redandgoldhitman52 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:43 pm
    The classless disgraceful Patriots don’t care about their players off field problems, as long as they produce on the field”

    Pretty sure your Niners had some pretty scummy players on the team not that long ago.

  24. As a fan of another AFC team, I’ve respected the Pats for the last twenty years of them winning. Coach is goat, so is QB. But the signing and then the loving of AB is too much. This dude is a punk. NFL must step in now.

  25. @tylawspick6 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:49 pm
    Wait, he’s coming out of the shower at his own house?
    Ok?
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    And starts trying to have a conversation with her wearing a hand towel over his junk. Not a bath towel, a hand towel.

  26. All these allegations and accusations but nobody pressed any charges? Something doesn’t add up.

  27. This guy is a textbook example of college athletes who get other people to take their exams for them, because there’s no way this idiot is capable of passing a math class, much less be able to write an APA-format research paper. Plain and simple, he is just straight-up dumb.

  28. I wasn’t a fan of the Brown signing even before the allegations came out. However it seems a bit weird that this is coming out now instead of when he was with the Steelers. If there are criminal charges against Brown he will be cut immediately since it would be a distraction.

  29. Ok, so she’s painting a mural at his home, he walks up with a towel on, and she continues to paint and finishes the mural as if nothing happened.

    Am I supposed to be outraged by this?

  30. What a dirtbag! Patriot fans have been quick to defend a guy who only started wearing their colors a week ago. Pretty sad considering they have been winning without the low-life.

  31. dirtydawg44 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:39 pm
    Can we make it a day without any AB news…..please!!??!?

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    Amen, brother. Or at least until the NFL has concluded its investigation. The media is equally guilty to AB taking over the 100th anniversary of the league.

  32. v2787 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:43 pm
    The fact that the Pats seemingly love AB tells me all I need to know about the organization. That team is classless in the extreme. They are known cheaters, their owner got busted in a strip mall massage parlor, and those Super Bowl trophies are tainted. And now they’re in love with a nut case/scumbag like AB. (He’s a great player and a lousy human.) They don’t care about his ethics or behaviors as long as he produces on the field. Typical Pats. What a lowlife franchise.

    AB is a low life for sure. But you do realize all this behavior happened when he was with the Pittsburgh Steelers??

  33. All I saw is that he tried to seduce a woman, she said no, he left her alone thereafter. Anything else?

  34. terrier92 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 1:31 pm
    Peoples moral indignation is laughable. These guys are gladiators here for your entertainment and you expect choir boys?

    Spot on. That is why I will never wear another athlete’s jersey ever again for any sport.

  35. terrier92 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 1:31 pm
    Peoples moral indignation is laughable. These guys are gladiators here for your entertainment and you expect choir boys?
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    No but I’d expect some morals. Beating women and sexual assault is something normal human beings go their whole lives without doing.

  36. Never wanted to see AB come to New England as a Pats fan because the team is good enough to win without him as we were before they signed him. He has trouble written all over him. Please don’t try to paint every Pats fan with the same brush. We are hot unaware that Brown is trouble for any team. I think there is a good chance we will win without him and I for one feel like he will be gone soon enough. it won’t change the fact that the Patriots are still one of the best teams in the NFL and still reigning Superbowl champs.

  37. After the whole Aaron Hernandez debacle you would think the Patriots would investigate players before signing them to big contracts.

    Seriously, AB needs to go. This is just the beginning too, this will get worse as more people come out about his character.

    Anyone who read the SI piece and the texts from him to Taylor and defends Brown at this point has issues…

  38. >> The Patriots … put him out there at the first available opportunity to play. Unbelievable unbelievable

    The first couple of series of a game are often heavily scripted (decided beforehand) by both teams and are probably the best time to involve a player who is new to the playbook (you can prep them more completely about where to be). They are many more valid objections to the AB scenario.

  39. Funny, when this guy was on the Steelers and the Raiders it wasn’t a reflection of their orgs that he was a whacked character – but now that he is on the Pats it’s opposing fans favorite mouth gasm. Even funnier is the fact that those with an opinion forget that since he has been with the Patriots he has been a model citizen, and his antics were during stints with other teams.

  40. He’s a Patriot now and you all can have him. Along with his bi-polar mental illness. Cannot wait until Brady has a temper tantrum on him and AB’s head explodes. Gonna be fun to watch.

  41. I’m just glad to see he’s finally turned things around with the Pats. he was a complete professional on the field yesterday.

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    redandgoldhitman52 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:43 pm
    The classless disgraceful Patriots don’t care about their players off field problems, as long as they produce on the field.
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    They cut Hernandez right after he was charged. Don’t let the facts get in the way of your hate.

  43. eddyjf says:
    September 16, 2019 at 2:05 pm
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    redandgoldhitman52 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:43 pm
    The classless disgraceful Patriots don’t care about their players off field problems, as long as they produce on the field.
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    They cut Hernandez right after he was charged. Don’t let the facts get in the way of your hate.

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    After he was charged with murder. Wasn’t a hard move as he would have been suspended at that very moment. There was red flags on that guy going back to college.

  44. I wonder if Brown is bipolar.

    I remember Charles Haley on the 49ers in the 80s and 90s. He was a great player, but uncontrollable. He became so disruptive that George Siefert had to get rid of him.

    It came out, years later, that Haley was bipolar.

  45. Look, I wish people would stop with the Patriots and Steelers organizations are the scum of the earth comments. That stuff is so old, it is pathetic, not just in this instance, but very nearly every article that comes out about either team. There is no evidence, whatsoever, that either organization knew about any of these current claims. Honestly, do you think the Pats’ want this media spotlight? Too much associated drama is a big part of the reason that the Steelers, and then the Raiders got rid of him. I’m as far from a NE fan as there is, and I believe them when they say they would not have signed him had they known about the first lady. Why would they want this negative media coverage?

  46. ‘I’m a Patriots fan and I want AB off the team.’

    Ditto. Football is entertainment. Being a good person and treating others with respect is life.

    I hope the NFL or the Patriots take action and tell Antonio to go pound sand.

    Or throw furniture off balconies, if that’s what suits him.

  47. steelpenguin6687 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 2:19 pm
    Look, I wish people would stop with the Patriots and Steelers organizations are the scum of the earth comments.
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    Success breeds contempt.

    If the day comes when the two organizations are no longer competitive, so long contempt. That is not a day any Pats or Steelers fan should look forward to.

  48. I never wanted AB on the Pats but I have to say now that so many folks are acting so high and mighty about their team not wanting scumbags like AB I’m OK with it. The hate is so irrational that it’s time to embrace it.

  49. Until the NFL makes it a privilege to play in the league, to make millions of dollars, with an absolute zero-tolerance policy….trash like this will continue to pollute the league.

  50. californianewton says:
    September 16, 2019 at 2:17 pm
    Johnny Football was accused of a lot less serious stuff than AB and he has been blackballed.

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    People need to stop confusing being “blackballed” with “not good enough”. They are NOT synonymous.

  51. californianewton says:
    September 16, 2019 at 2:17 pm
    Johnny Football was accused of a lot less serious stuff than AB and he has been blackballed.

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    Johnny Football wasn’t even good enough to play in the CFL.

  52. AB has become a FAR WORSE distractiom yhan OBJ !!! Both will soon be joining Terrell Owens & Ochocinco in football Purgatory !!!

  53. If Brown ends up on the Commissioner’s “exempt” list, can the Patriots just cut him or are they forced to keep him and pay him? Surely the Patriots had something in Brown’s contract resembling a “morals” clause. I don’t believe the Pats would’ve signed Brown had they known about all this immoral stuff. They aren’t stupid.

  54. I am a Cowboys fan and I know we going to see the Patriots in the SuperBowl and all but all these hate to change that need to stop. Let the man play. We shut him down twice when he was a Steelers with Ben in his prime and I am sure we will again during the SuperBowl.

  55. The Patriots swore they wouldn’t have signed Brown if they knew about the allegations beforehand. Now that a SECOND accuser has stepped forward, what is their excuse for not cutting him?

    The sight of Brady hugging Brown and so sweetly welcoming to the team after that TD catch tells you all you need to know about this slimy phony team and their slimy phony players and coach.

  56. A message to all those high and mighty NFL fans who would “never” want Brown on their team: I’m pretty sure YOUR teams have got felons and abusers on them too. Be careful what you say, your guys might be next.

  57. Every thing is hearsay at this point….
    It’s a CIVIL suit, NOT EVEN criminal…..
    Civil suit= Money….this IS what she wants
    Criminal suit= Justice…she doesn’t want this….ask yourself why!!??!!
    ALLEGEDLY sexually assaulted TWICE in 2017….. Why put herself in a position for it to happen again??
    So much doesn’t make sense here….
    AB MAY be a jerk & have some issues….but he’s a very HIGH PROFILE RICH jerk…..THAT is the difference between him & so many others out there…$$$$ , just sayin!!!

  58. It is a disgrace that any of you mortality police still watch TV and go to the movies. Your actions add to the coffers of the people who caused the “me too” movement… Hypocrites. Tell me, do you still listen to Michael Jackson? What make believe world do you people live in that has wealthy people that do not take advantage of the not so wealthy. Who did you vote for in the last election? Don’t matter, because one was just as bad as the other.. Hypocrites.

  59. ampatsisahypocrite says:
    September 16, 2019 at 4:20 pm

    The Patriots swore they wouldn’t have signed Brown if they knew about the allegations beforehand. Now that a SECOND accuser has stepped forward, what is their excuse for not cutting him?
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    No one on the patriots said they wouldn’t have signed him. That was a media report of an “unnamed source”.

    As for this “2nd accuser” – accused of what? He wore a towel in his house? Never touched the lady?

  60. patsfan112 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 4:27 pm
    A message to all those high and mighty NFL fans who would “never” want Brown on their team: I’m pretty sure YOUR teams have got felons and abusers on them too. Be careful what you say, your guys might be next.
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    That’s great to say from your high horse but for the past many years we hear Patriots homers spewing how Belichick would never sign a guy who’s a head case. How it’s always the “Patriot Way” and that’s why they only sign players that will be obedient and primadonna’s. So why did Belichick sign AB? Maybe cause Brady is starting to decline and will need all the help he can get.

  61. If he’s been getting sued for years; how has this gone unreported for so long?

    oh yeah…the pats are cheaters, they have no class, every other nfl roster contains nothing but highly respectful model citizens and i am appalled that the pats haven’t had their franchise dissolved by the nfl.

  62. ampatsisahypocrite says:
    September 16, 2019 at 4:20 pm
    The Patriots swore they wouldn’t have signed Brown if they knew about the allegations beforehand. Now that a SECOND accuser has stepped forward, what is their excuse for not cutting him?

    The sight of Brady hugging Brown and so sweetly welcoming to the team after that TD catch tells you all you need to know about this slimy phony team and their slimy phony players and coach.

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    So how did yesterdays meeting go? The news has been strangely silent on this. I was actually pleasantly surprised they did not devote Monday night football to beating the horse, but also I was at the same time surprised there was zero update, not even to say whether the meeting ever took place. So do you or anyone else know? Did she present evidence (it would take next to none, really anything thats isn’t simply none) that will compell them to put him on the exempt list. Or did she come in and just read her unsworn statement back while her lawyer deflected any further questions? Or did she even show up? With the sheer volume of noise leading up to this meeting I would have expected to hear one way or another on at least whether it took place so the sudden sheer silence is odd. I’m not even sure what it means, just that it’s odd.

  63. v2787 says:
    September 16, 2019 at 12:43 pm
    The fact that the Pats seemingly love AB tells me all I need to know about the organization. That team is classless in the extreme. They are known cheaters, their owner got busted in a strip mall massage parlor, and those Super Bowl trophies are tainted. And now they’re in love with a nut case/scumbag like AB. (He’s a great player and a lousy human.) They don’t care about his ethics or behaviors as long as he produces on the field. Typical Pats. What a lowlife franchise.
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    Unless you are trying to hitch your entire wagon to one camera being 30 feet out of position they are not “known cheaters”. The fact is that there is not a single other thing any of you can bring up that is not flat out fiction, or you call them cheaters because somebody poured themselves a glass of milk or something.

    Sorry about those L’s you guys keep eating.

  64. Antonio Brown is a P.O.S. and should be banned for life from the NFL. Where there is smoke, there is fire. He Antonio Brown is a P.O.S. and should be banned for life from the NFL. Where there is smoke, there is fire. He is everything that is wrong with sports today.is everything that is wrong with sports today.

  65. ampatsisahypocrite says:
    September 16, 2019 at 4:20 pm
    The Patriots swore they wouldn’t have signed Brown if they knew about the allegations beforehand. Now that a SECOND accuser has stepped forward, what is their excuse for not cutting him?

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    I don’t believe any second accuser has stepped forward. I know SI claims there is someone else (no names, just the claim), but no actual accuser has stepped forward. And even then the account SI gave does not describe an assault or anything illegal, even if it was still a pretty disgusting way to act. Keep in mind that there is plenty behavior most of us simply would not do because we find it aberrant but which is still not illegal. It really gets down to whether he is guilty of that one accusation of forcing her onto a bed and raping her, the rest is just disgusting is all. And if he did do the rape thats not a football issue nor even a civil one. He needs to go to jail if he did that, and she can have his money too. Those of you who are simply looking at this as a football issue and how it applies to whether you have to worry about him playing against your team have no business commenting on the morals of the Patriots.

  66. The only reason you haters want AB suspended is that in your minds it reduces the chances of the Patriots going to the Superbowl.Your fake moral standards are made of glass and just as easy to see through. I wonder how many of you would have wanted to be Hugh Hefner and actually contributed to his success.

  67. The Patriots are CHEATERS….. Every year they CHEAT the fans of other teams of having any hope at all that THIS MIGHT BE THEIR YEAR to win a Super Bowl…… then reality sets in & they start pitching tizzy fits about ANYTHING & EVERYTHING Patriots related…. I mean look at them all go Crazy over AB….he WASN’T even on the team when all these issues alleged allegations took place & nobody even knew about the latest one before he got signed & yet it’s ALLTHE CHEATING PATRIOTS FAULT……so YES, the Patriots are CHEATERS because they steal the hopes & dreams of 31 other franchises every year!!!

  68. mikespillane337 says:
    September 17, 2019 at 10:14 am
    The only reason you haters want AB suspended is that in your minds it reduces the chances of the Patriots going to the Superbowl.Your fake moral standards are made of glass and just as easy to see through. I wonder how many of you would have wanted to be Hugh Hefner and actually contributed to his success.
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    You don’t even need to count the Hef ref. The fact is, anyone who hears of a rape allegation and their leading thought is “how might this help my team” is not a person who cares one whit about rape.

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