Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend opens up about alleged assault | NFL

The ex-girlfriend of Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster is talking out.

Elissa Ennis appeared on “Good Morning America” on Thursday to focus on the alleged assault that led to Foster’s departure from the 49ers earlier than he was picked up by Washington.

Ennis revealed Thursday that she lied in court docket when she mentioned Foster by no means struck her as she mentioned, “I used to be not telling the reality.”

Ennis claims she lied as a result of she liked Foster and didn’t wish to injury his popularity or doubtlessly finish his NFL profession.

“I did what I needed to do for the particular person I liked. I believed he would change. Anyone in my place would do the identical,” Ennis mentioned.

“We each have been seeing therapists and stuff, making an attempt to work on our relationship. So I used to be like, ‘I can not consider you — you are again to doin’ this.'”

To set the document straight, Ennis detailed what actually occurred as she repeated the story she initially advised police.

“He dragged me down the steps two or thrice, he punched me in my face two or thrice, pulled my hair, kicked me, spit on me,” Ennis mentioned.

Ennis added that the 49ers tried to intrude with the police investigation at one level earlier than Foster was lower.

“The 49ers got here up there. I’ve footage of the 49ers arising there speaking to police, saying I’m the identical ex-girlfriend who sat up there and lied,” Ennis mentioned.

Foster was launched by the Niners on Nov. 25, at some point after he was arrested for an alleged home violence incident. The Redskins then claimed Foster off waivers two days after he was lower by the Niners.

“I can’t consider any person picked him up,” Ennis mentioned, including that it felt like a “slap within the face.”

Foster had a earlier domestic-violence cost dropped in Might after Ennis recanted her statements. He served a two-game suspension for a marijuana-related cost in addition to a gun-possession cost stemming from the dropped domestic-violence cost.

Foster stays on the commissioner’s exempt checklist because the league’s investigation into his most up-to-date altercation continues.


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