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NFL Player's Wife Allegedly Threatened Him With Gun After Catching Him With Another Woman, Report Says
Earl Thomas, a safety for the Baltimore Ravens, later posted a video to Instagram obliquely referencing the alleged blow-up.
A safety for the Baltimore Ravens was allegedly held at gunpoint by his wife and threatened over an supposed affair, according to a report.
Earl Thomas got involved in an altercation with his wife Nina and several other people at a home in Austin, Texas on April 13, according to court documents obtained by TMZ Sports. Nina allegedly went to confront Earl after she found a video on his Snapchat account of him in bed with another woman.
The pair had fought earlier that day, according to the court documents. Nina told police that she called up two friends and got a loaded 9mm Beretta with the intent to "scare him."
Nina's group arrived to find Earl Thomas and his brother Seth "naked in bed with other women" at the home, TMZ reported, citing the documents. Nina allegedly then told police she held a gun to Earl's head — not knowing there was still a live round in the chamber despite taking the magazine out of the gun.
Earl was ultimately able to wrestle the gun away from Nina, police said. Responding officers from the Austin Police Department arrived on scene and ultimately arrested Nina and her group after speaking with all the involved parties.
Nina was booked on charges of burglary of a residence with intent to commit aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She was later released on bond and her lawyer denies any wrongdoing.
"I am here to declare that my client unequivocally and categorically denies these allegations and we look forward to our day in court where we can clear her good name," Nina's attorney Jonathan Goins told TMZ.
Earl Thomas posted a video to Instagram Wednesday that addressed the allegations and apparently pre-empted the TMZ report. The video has since been deleted but had been reposted by others on Twitter by that point.
"Stuff like this happens, bro," Thomas said in the video. "We're trying to live the best life we possibly can but sometimes it doesn't go as planned."
"Keep us in your prayers."