Alarming Details Released From New York Giants Kicker’s Domestic Violence Case
Police documents from New York Giants kicker Josh Brown’s 2015 arrest for domestic violence have been released, and the details are disturbing.
Brown was arrested for fourth-degree assault/domestic violence following an incident with his ex-wife. Somehow the charges were dropped, even after police looked through the NFL kicker’s private journal, personal letters and emails, in which he admitted abusing his ex-wife Molly and hurting her “physically, emotionally and verbally.”
The documents, obtained by New York sports site SNY, were initially “turned over to police by Molly Brown, following her husband’s arrest in May 2015. They were released Wednesday by the Kings County Sheriff’s Office in Washington, SNY reports.
“I have physically, mentally, emotionally and verbally been a repulsive man,” Brown admitted in one of his journal entries. Later on in that same entry, Brown added, “I have abused my wife.”
According to the documents, Brown’s behavior began after he was “molested as a young boy,” at about age 6.
“I made selfish decisions to use and abuse women starting at the age of 7 to fill this void. I objectified women and never really worried about the pain and hurt I caused them. My ability to connect emotionally to other people was zero. My empathy levels were zero,” Brown wrote.
“Because I never handled these underlying issues I became an abuser and hurt Molly physically, emotionally and verbally. I viewed myself as God basically and she was my slave.”
The most disturbing details come from a document reportedly signed by Brown and his ex-wife called a “Contract for Change,” SNY reports. In the contract, Brown describes in detail how he abused his ex.
“I have physically, verbally and emotionally abused my wife Molly,” Brown admitted. “I have controlled her by making her feel less human than me, and manipulated her with money.”
“I have disregarded my step sons’ feelings and they have witnessed me abusing their mother,” Brown admitted.
The Giants initially suspended Brown for the season opener after learning of his 2015 arrest, citing a violation of the league’s personal conduct policy. It is unclear whether the Giants organization had access to these unsettling documents.