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Britt issues statement, explains Facebook hacking

Posted on: June 22, 2011 7:18 pm
Edited on: June 22, 2011 7:30 pm
Posted by Ryan Wilson

Kenny Britt refuses to go away. He's been in the news recently for various legal entanglements, and then, earlier this week, Britt was the victim of a Facebook hacker. At least that's the story he's telling.

On Monday, this post showed up on Britt's Facebook wall:

"Retiring from the NFL. F*** You Goddell. So there is that."

It was promptly deleted and the "real" Britt informed his readers through a series of Facebook posts that his account had been hacked, he's not really retiring, and he's very much looking forward to the start of the NFL season.

Everyone hoped that would be the last we'd hear from Britt until there was actual football to discuss. Nope. The Titans wide receiver released a statement Tuesday night further explaining what happened.

Details via the Tennessean's Jim Wyatt:

“I have the utmost respect for Commissioner Goodell, the NFL and the TN Titans,” Britt said. “The Facebook posting as reported was not made by myself nor have I given any statements to anyone regarding this matter. It is not a defense but a fact that this Facebook page and associated email account were hacked and reported more than 120 days ago.”

Please. Stop. Talking. The first rule of PR is to bury the story and pray people forget about it. The recent news about the possibility of a new CBA had done just that … and then Britt goes an issues a statement.

Assuming for the moment that his Facebook account really was hacked, does Britt believe people are going to take him seriously after spending the last few weeks in court rooms and squad cars? (Also worth noting: Britt's been arrested at least six times since the Titans drafted him in April 2009.)

We joked about it Monday, but Britt's "Hey, my Facebook got hacked!" defense is right from the Anthony Weiner playbook. All that's left is for Britt to hold a press conference and have Benjy Bronk yell out unprompted questions about hot physiques and smooth sexy chests.

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Since: Nov 10, 2007
Posted on: July 21, 2012 7:55 am

Britt issues statement, explains Facebook hacking

Yet once again, you can't fix stupid.

This old adage applies alarmingly often when it comes to NFL players.

Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 16, 2012 9:39 am

Britt issues statement, explains Facebook hacking

Since: Nov 28, 2011
Posted on: November 28, 2011 6:05 pm
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Since: Oct 21, 2011
Posted on: October 23, 2011 2:34 pm
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Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: June 23, 2011 10:55 pm

Britt issues statement, explains Facebook hacking

lets see twitter is gay! facebook is gay! myspace is gay! all social networking is GAY as hell! GAY AS HELL! like cartmen would say.

Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: June 23, 2011 3:16 pm

Britt issues statement, explains Facebook hacking

This is strange! First it was his twitter account that got " we hear it's his facebook account. Will his myspace account be the next to get hacked. Oh wait...myspace is so yesterday. No one who is anyone still uses myspace or admits to using it. 
I bet he pretended to get hacked so people will take an interest in him. Like Ray Lewis said before...the labor strife will make many NFL players do stupid things. Some might commit crimes like rob a bank or a convenience store while others might use their social media account to say something stupid about our much beloved country....Rashard Mendenhall...I'm talking to you!! If Dan Rooney is the real patriot he portrays to be then Mendenhall should be discarded like yesterday's trash.

Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: June 23, 2011 10:55 am

Britt issues statement, explains Facebook hacking

who cares its gaybook lol.

Since: Jun 22, 2011
Posted on: June 23, 2011 6:12 am

Britt issues statement, explains Facebook hacking

Britt is a piece of garbage. All the talent in the world yet still acts like a freaking child. I will never understand why someone who is so financially set, would make such bone-headed decisions. Arrested six times since 2009 and is a starting reciever in the NFL, WOW!  Nashville is no Cincinatti, get rid of this bum. Though they won't, he is 50% of the offense along with Johnson, though no one to throw him the ball will help!

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