The NFL announced on Wednesday afternoon that Dallas Cowboys player, Greg Hardy has been suspended for 10 games without pay in connection with last year’s domestic violence dispute.
According to the league, the defensive end, who was picked up by the Cowboys last month, will be suspended for the first 10-games of the 2015 season “for conduct detrimental to the league in violation of the NFL Constitution and By-Laws, the NFL Player Contract, and the NFL Personal Conduct Policy.”
It was concluded that in May 2014, Hardy attacked his ex, Nicole Holder on four different occasions: 1. “He used physical force against her which caused her to land in a bathtub,” 2. “he used physical force against her which caused her to land on a futon that was covered with at least four semi-automatic rifles,” 3. “he used physical force against her by placing his hands around Ms. Holder’s neck and applying enough pressure to leave visible marks,” and 4, “he used physical force to shove Ms. Holder against a wall in his apartment’s entry hallway.”
“This suspension is something that we anticipated prior to Greg’s signing, and we respect the Commissioner’s ruling,” Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones said in a statement. “Our organization understands the very serious nature of this matter. We will use our resources–work closely with Greg and with the league–to ensure a positive outcome.”
In September 2014, Hardy was deactivated from the Carolina Panthers whom he played for during the time of the assault. The deactivation came on the heels of the Ray Rice scandal.
Cocktails & Coins! Inside Aisha Tyler’s Wild Life After Divorce & Departure From ‘The Talk’
Aisha Tyler went through a few MAJOR life changes over the past two years and now, the actress is back on top living life to the fullest.
In 2016, Tyler’s college love and husband of 20 years, Jeff Tietjens, filed for divorce from the actress. As if that weren’t an emotional challenge to overcome, Tyler was then ordered to pay Tietjens $31,250 a month in spousal support for the next four years, plus a lump sum of $500k.
Following the emotional split, Tyler’s career then took a big turn when she walked away from CBS’s The Talk. Just eight months ago, the actress left the show to pursue other passions. “I also have three other series (Criminal Minds, hosting Whose Line Is It Anyway? and voicing a character on Archer),” the actress said during the big announcement. “People always go, ‘How do you do all that?’ And I don’t always have an answer.”
While it might sound like Tyler’s woes and 360 of a life might seem completely damaging, it all turned for the better. “The unknown can be very compelling and can be interesting. Instead of thinking about it as change, think about it as dynamism,” she told HipHollywood during the screening of Dwyane Wade’s, Shot in the Dark.
She explained, “You can’t stay the same, your life can’t stay the same. Staying the same is staying in place and staying in place is dying slowly. For me, I always reminded myself I’m not always going to feel this way, it’s not always going to be this tuff.”
“You cannot get through this experience on this planet without a little bit of pain and you need to know that and see that it’s temporary,” Aisha said. “My life is so interesting now and it wouldn’t have been without going through the stuff that I’ve been through. It’s been good for me; all this change.”
The actress is not only the star of some major network shows, but she also is about to launch her new cocktail line, Courage and Stone. “It’s been a really really exciting process,” she told us. “It really came out of my love of cocktails, my love of going to great bars and then going home and being like ‘I don’t know how to do all this.'”
Tyler then admitted that she was a whiskey girl at heart and that when she left the Talk “Julie Chen put me in a whiskey of the month club. She she’s doubled my collection in the last couple of months.”
Set to releae late spring early summer 2018.
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