NBA Champ Matt Barnes Allegedly Spits On Fiancée’s Ex During Heated Dispute: Video
NBA champion Matt Barnes bought into an altercation together with his fiancée’s ex-husband after months of purported hostility.
In a video launched Wednesday by TMZ Sports activities, the onetime Golden State Warriors participant seems to spit on a person’s face as bystanders try to tug them aside throughout an intense alternate.
The incident occurred exterior of Levi’s Stadium on Sunday throughout an NFL recreation between the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys.
The person Barnes appears to have spit on was later recognized as former NFL participant David Patterson Jr., per TMZ.
Barnes bought engaged to mannequin Anansa Sims in December. Sims, the daughter of mannequin Beverly Johnson, was beforehand married to Patterson and shares three youngsters with him.
Barnes has since filed a brief restraining order towards Patterson, Individuals has confirmed.
In courtroom paperwork obtained by TMZ Sports activities, Barnes stated that Patterson was the aggressor.
Barnes alleged that Patterson “hunted me down and aggressively confronted me.” He additionally said that Patterson was screaming Barnes’ “full name repeatedly,” which prompted the group to go “into a frenzy.”
Barnes stated that their confrontation rapidly escalated and that he was compelled to ultimately push Patterson off of him. “Out of frustration with him seeking me out and his unrelenting repeated harassment I spit in his direction in disgust,” he added.
Barnes alleged that Patterson has been focusing on him for months “through numerous text messages and direct messages on social media” and that he was “threatening to shoot me with his ‘Glock’ (a type of gun),” per The Blast, which additionally obtained Barnes’ courtroom paperwork.
Barnes said that Sims has her personal restraining order towards Patterson “for her protection and the protection of their three minor children,” in keeping with The Blast.
“I believe David is jealous of my relationship with his ex-wife, angry about his custodial situation, and targets me for harassment as a result,” he added.
Then, on Friday, Patterson filed a lawsuit towards Barnes, TMZ reported.
In courtroom paperwork obtained by the outlet, Patterson stated that he had no thought Barnes could be on the NFL recreation and that Barnes got here as much as him unprovoked and spat in his face. He’s suing for battery, assault and intentional infliction of emotional misery.
Patterson alleged that Barnes has in actual fact been harassing him, purportedly calling the previous NFL participant a “bitch,” “clown,” “fat f***” and extra, in keeping with the outlet.