Adrien Broner Hints at Suicide in Series of Instagram Posts
Boxer Adrien Broner scared his friends and family, when he posted a series of messages on social media alluding to being suicidal.
According to TMZ Sports, one of Broner's close friends reached out to police after he posted a cryptic message on Instagram at around 12 p.m. that said, "3PM I’m doing it I’m sorry to my family and friends but I don’t want to be here no more this sh*t too much."
Broner followed an hour later with another Instagram post that featured a photo of a gun and the words, "I’m going home I love y’all." Then another followed saying "25 minutes".
Shortly after 3 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct. 12), Broner's fiancée Arie Nicole posted on Snapchat that the boxer is okay.
— James R. Harrison (@TheGrandstandUS) October 12, 2016
The Cincinnati Police Department also took to Twitter to reveal that they were able to touch base with Broner to check on his well-being:
— Cincinnati Police (@CincinnatiPD) October 12, 2016