Keeping it in the family. patrick mahomes speaking after his brother, jackson mahomesWas arrested—but he’s setting a firm boundary.
When asked about the controversy, the 27-year-old Kansas City Chiefs quarterback told reporters during a press conference on Wednesday, May 24, “It’s a personal thing that I’m going to keep to myself.”
Patrick stressed that his focus is on helping his team succeed after a 2022 Super Bowl victory. “At the end of the day I come here to play football and at the same time try to take care of my family,” he said. “Therefore [I] Just keep it with you and when I’m in the building, just go out there and play football.”
The Texas native — who shares daughter Sterling, 2, and son Bronz, 4 months — with britney mathews – explained that he is dependent on his loved ones to stay connected to the ground. “But you have to come here and have a job,” he said. “And that’s what I try to do every day.”
The NFL supporter’s guarded remarks come weeks after his brother, 23, was arrested on May 3 in connection with an alleged incident that happened nearly three months ago. He was charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery and one count of misdemeanor battery before being released on $100,000 bond.
In March, the Kansas City Star reported that Jackson was being investigated after a local restaurant employee aspen von He claimed that he got aggressive with his co-workers while having lunch at his establishment on February 25. She told the outlet that she tried to intervene and talk to Jackson in private.
Vaughn claimed, “He kissed me out of nowhere, and I’m telling him, ‘What are you doing? ‘” “And then he did it two more times, where the last time I was pushing him, and I could see on the cameras that someone was outside the office door, and I was screaming for help, because he’s big and big. On the scale.
Vaughn said she was “in shock” during the incident. “It’s disgusting,” she said. “Like, you’re a kid, and he was trying to say, ‘We should be a power couple,’ and I’m like, ‘Clearly you’re out of your mind right now.'”
Jackson’s attorney denied the allegations at the time. “Jackson has done nothing wrong. Our investigation has revealed substantial evidence, including statements from multiple witnesses, that contradicts the claims of Jackson’s accusers,” said Brandon Davis. “We have reached out to law enforcement to provide the results of our investigation so they can have a more complete picture of the matter.”
Patrick’s younger brother has drawn backlash several times since the Texas Tech University alum began his NFL career in 2017. After the Chiefs lost a September 2021 game to the Baltimore Ravens, Jackson was criticized for dumping water on fans who trolled his family.
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“Obviously, it’s something we don’t necessarily want to do,” Patrick explained in an interview after the controversy. “There were things that were said to him and [my wife] that you don’t see on the clip. He’s been good at trying not to respond to that stuff. He takes on a lot and he’s usually pretty good at it and he’ll learn from it and try to stay away from those people as much as possible.