Sep 7, 2009

Official Statement from NFL Player Shawne Merriman

Official statement from NFL Player Shawne Merriman
Here is NFL player Shawne Merriman's official statement (via San Diego Chargers) regarding the police calls to his home and accusations from Tila Tequlia that she was attacked early Sunday morning. Here is our original post on this topic.

On September 6, 2009, the San Diego Sheriffs Department responded to a citizens complaint that was initiated by Tila Nguyen (aka Tila Tequila). I was taken into custody based upon that complaint. At the time, I was concerned about her welfare given the intoxicated state she appeared to be in and I encouraged her to stay until safe transportation could be provided. We would all do our best to help a friend if we considered their actions to be detrimental to their personal safety. I in no way caused any harm to Ms Nguyen, however, paramedics were called and she was examined but no injuries were reported. She was released and has since returned to Los Angeles, California. There have been no charges filed against me. I want to thank the San Diego Sheriffs Department for their professionalism. I will continue to cooperate fully with the Department and I look forward to clearing my name regarding these false allegations. I want to put this behind me so I can continue to focus on a successful season for the San Diego Chargers.

What do you think happened?


  1. looks like roid rage. i'd like to see some pix of tila to see if there were marks/bruises

  2. My husband is not happy. He's a Chargers fan!

  3. Tila is crazy!!! Who would put up with her! Not sayin hitting anyone is okay, but she is really crazy!

  4. This is garbage. We all know she's a drama queen, she was released from the hospital and the Sheriff's department themselves said she had no signs of injury. I'm guilty of jumping to conclusions too, but I'm also really happy to see that it looks like we all misjudged what happened. Lets wait til all the facts come out about what happened before demanding Merriman's testicles.