Brett Favre was once the most beloved figures in all of sports. Well, at least in the state of Wisconsin. Millions of fans adored him for his fun-loving persona and the reckless but great play that delivered the Green Bay Packers successful season after successful season. Unfortunately, Favre has made some fairly bad decisions in his post-playing career. For months, his name has been linked to a welfare scandal in his home state of Mississippi. If the reports are true, and the evidence certainly points to them being so, Favre is responsible for stealing millions of dollars from the poorest citizens of the country’s poorest state.
A New Documentary Clearly Points Out What Brett Favre Did Wrong
HBO Real Sports has completed a documentary detailing all of the evidence and accusations in the Brett Favre welfare scandal. A short two-minute clip from the documentary was posted on Twitter:
Brett Favre got HBO Real Sports doing a segment on him?
He’s in real trouble, jack.https://t.co/ctI5GSvqId
— Erick Fernandez (@ErickFernandez) January 25, 2023
In the documentary, the narrator says:
“And it seems no one was [watching a fund used to defraud the poor]. Until White started to look into a string of odd payments from a state welfare program called TANF, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Among them, a payment of $5 million to a project being spearheaded by a man with a familiar name: Brett Favre.
“It was a project that didn’t seem to be assisting needy families at all. A brand new volleyball arena at the Mississippi college where Favre’s daughter played on the team.”
The money for the arena, according to the documentary, was approved by Nancy New. Per a report from WAPT Jackson, New and her son, Zach, plead guilty back in April of 2022 to defrauding Mississippi’s welfare system.
The narrator continued in the documentary:
“In a text message, Favre thanked New profusely: ‘Very big deal and can’t thank you enough.’ But soon he was asking New for even more money for the arena. A million dollars more. This time he agreed to do something in return. Give a few speeches to local residents. He never did the speeches, but he did get the money.”
Per the documentary, Favre was supposed to attend a grand total of three speaking engagements. He never showed up to any of them.
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Well he bumped into ME once at knights on main bar and told me to watch out where I was going. Karmas a beotch