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Charlie Villanueva Twitter rant on Kevin Garnett

Posted on: November 3, 2010 2:54 am
Edited on: August 14, 2011 8:25 pm
 
A late-night rant about Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett appeared on the Twitter account of Detroit Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva. Posted by Ben Golliver Between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Wednesday morning, multiple messages appeared on the Twitter feed of Detroit Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva, who goes by @CV31 on the social networking site.  Villanueva is a regular Twitter user, but these messages were different, as they were extremely negative and directed anger and frustration at Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett. A first message read, "KG talks alot of crap, he's prob never been in a fight, I would love to get in a ring with him, I will expose him." Shortly thereafter, two additional messages appeared on the account, "KG called me a cancer patient, I'm pissed because, u know how many people died from cancer, and he's tossing it like it's a joke ...  I wouldn't even trip about that, but a cancer patient, I know way 2 many people who passed away from it, and I have a special place for those." Screenshots of the tweets are visible below. charlie-villanueva The Pistons played the Celtics on Tuesday night in Detroit, and Villaneuva and Garnett were both issued technical fouls after a minor confrontation late in the game. Villanueva has dealt with jokes about his appearance for years, as this 2006 SI.com article by Andrew Lawrence makes clear. Villanueva suffers from "a mysterious skin disease known as alopecia universalis," writes Lawrence, "which would slowly make him hairless." NBA players have had their Twitter accounts hacked in the past, most memorably Celtics guard Ray Allen, whose account had explicit messages posted on it. It's not immediately clear whether Villanueva was posting the messages or if his account was hacked, although shortly before the Garnett-related tweets were posted, the following message was posted: "Just landed in the ATL, we must win tomorrow, we will turn this around, I'm a believer." The Pistons, who are one of only two teams in the league that are 0-4 on the season, along with the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Clippers, play the Hawks in Atlanta on Wednesday night.  Update (Wednesday): ESPN's Justin Verrier confirms that the tweets were written by Villanueva himself.
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Since: Nov 26, 2006
Posted on: November 3, 2010 7:26 pm
 

Charlie Villanueva Twitter rant on Kevin Garnett

@UmmYeaDude:

Trash talking has been going on in the NBA for decades - and always will but, KG saying that is downright disgusting. I've had several family members die from cancer and this is not funny. Ever since he won a ring, his ego and trash talking have hit an all time high. Someone needs to knock his skinny ass out.

You're exactly right someone needs to knock him out and it should've been Charlie Villanueva!  If in fact Garnett did call him a cancer patient then Charlie-V should've opened up a can of Whoop-ASS right then and there until someone stopped him, I don't think anyone would've held it against him. What I don't understand his decision to release his rant publicly on twitter?  There's only three logical options:

1.  As a MAN and someone crosses the line you immediately deal with the situation.  (Whoop-ASS Time)

2.  Report him to league officials and file a formal complaint.

3.  Take the high road and let it pass.

I'm not passing judgment on any of the involved players but I am disappointed in Charlie-V, as Charles Barkley would say, "That's a PUNK move".  But to rant on TWITTER as to what you WOULD do to him several hours after the moment in question?  C'mon Man!



Since: Jul 8, 2007
Posted on: November 3, 2010 7:23 pm
 

Charlie Villanueva Twitter rant on Kevin Garnett

Holy crap, who cares??




Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: November 3, 2010 7:20 pm
 

Charlie Villanueva Twitter rant on Kevin Garnett

I DONT BELIEVE GARNETT SAID ANY OF THAT. WHAT I BELIEVE HAPPEN IS, GARNETT PROBABLY PUNKED CV.AND FELT HE NEED TO CALL HIM OUT ON TWITTER. I AM ON FACEBOOK, WHEN I AM BORED AT WORK, I LOOK THROUGH IT ON MY PHONE. YOU WOULDNT BELIEVE WHAT PEOPLE PUT UP ON THEIR STATUS TO RANT.BUT WHEN THEY REALIZE THEY DONT WANT ANY ONE TO SEE IT. THEY THEN DELETE IT IN A SECOND. I THINK THATS WHAT HAPPEN WITH CV.HE THREATEN GARNETT,AND USED HIS CANCER TO COVER IT UP. HE IS A LIAR. EVERYONE THAT WENT TO UCONN KNOWS HE IS A LIAR.



whofan74
Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: November 3, 2010 6:34 pm
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Since: Nov 3, 2010
Posted on: November 3, 2010 6:33 pm
 

Charlie Villanueva Twitter rant on Kevin Garnett

I love how you say "stay classy" while calling him a piece of trash. I guess its too much to ask to take your own advice.
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Since: Aug 31, 2009
Posted on: November 3, 2010 6:20 pm
 

Charlie Villanueva Twitter rant on Kevin Garnett

KG is lucky he don't play in the BAD BOYS days in the D because he would be smiling with no teeth!!!



Since: Sep 25, 2006
Posted on: November 3, 2010 6:11 pm
 

Charlie Villanueva Twitter rant on Kevin Garnett



Shattered Dream
Since: Aug 4, 2010
Posted on: November 3, 2010 6:10 pm
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Since: Nov 5, 2006
Posted on: November 3, 2010 6:10 pm
 

Charlie Villanueva Twitter rant on Kevin Garnett

I've never used Twitter in my life and I only use facebook to talk to the odd family member or two who live far away. I'm at work now killing time, this is how I do it. I guess I can go to facebook or twitter and post stupid crap like "I'm having a bad day" "I like that". Or how about people posting stuff like this "I'm going to make some brownies today" and then people replying with the comments "ooh sounds good" It's fucking gay as hell. ......

Watch the South Park episode.....



 Damn... for someone who doesnt use twitter, you sure know how it works, huh?

 South Park? You base your opinions on Soput Park? You happy because South Park shares your beliefs about Facebook??? Wow... and you call twitter gay as hell.......


Shattered Dream
Since: Aug 4, 2010
Posted on: November 3, 2010 6:08 pm
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