Herschel Walker ex-wife’s declare he threatened to kill her marketing campaign advert

A brand new industrial focusing on Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker revisited home violence allegations towards the onetime soccer star, together with his ex-wife saying he threatened at one level to “blow my brains out.”

Cindy DeAngelis Grossman associated the previous Heisman Trophy winner’s purported violent tendencies within the 30-second spot launched Monday by the Republican Accountability Undertaking, which begins by telling the viewer “Do you assume you realize Herschel Walker? Effectively, assume once more” over footage of him scoring a landing for the College of Georgia’s Bulldogs.

The video then cuts to an interview with Grossman, who claimed Walker’s eyes “would turn out to be very evil” when he acquired offended. 

“The weapons and knives, I acquired into just a few choking issues with him,” she remembers earlier than including: “The primary time he held the gun to my head, he held the gun to my temple and mentioned he was gonna blow my brains out.”

Walker has not denied Grossman’s allegations, telling ABC Information’ Bob Woodruff in a 2008 interview that he “most likely did it,” however didn’t keep in mind. 

Home violence allegations towards ex-football star Herschel Walker had been revisited in a industrial focusing on him as he runs for Senate in Georgia.
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On the time, Woodruff questioned Walker in regards to the chance that the alleged incident was related to his battle with Dissociative Id Dysfunction.

“Do you not keep in mind one thing like that since you assume that was one other alter ego, or do you need to get out of getting to speak about it?” Woodruff requested.

“No, no, no, no,” Walker mentioned. “I’m speaking about all the pieces else. If I can keep in mind it, I’ll speak about it.” 

Grossman and Walker married in 1983 and divorced in 2002. 

A consultant for Walker didn’t instantly reply to The Publish’s request for touch upon the advert. 

Cindy DeAngelis Grossman
The Republican Accountability Undertaking’s industrial confirmed an interview with Cindy DeAngelis Grossman, Walker’s ex-wife.
Cindy Grossman
Grossman revealed that “The primary time he held the gun to my head, he held the gun to my temple and mentioned he was gonna blow my brains out,” within the interview.

Walker, who has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump, simply gained the Georgia Republican Senate major in Might, taking residence greater than 70% of the vote. 

Nevertheless, Walker’s marketing campaign has been beset by a sequence of controversies which have hampered his standing towards incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock.

In June, Walker was accused of getting a “secret” 10-year-old son whom he had not performed an energetic function in elevating. Walker later confirmed he has a complete of 4 kids – although he has solely publicly spoken about certainly one of them, 22-year-old Christian. 

Walker, who has lengthy criticized absentee fathers, denied his three different kids had been secret.

Herschel Walker
Walker has been a longtime critic of absentee fathers, but he has solely publicly spoken about certainly one of his 4 kids.

“They’re not ‘undisclosed’ — they’re my youngsters. I assist all of them and love all of them. I’ve by no means denied my kids, I confirmed this after I was appointed to the President’s Council on Sports activities, Health & Diet,” Walker mentioned on the time.

“I simply selected to not use them as props to win a political marketing campaign. What mother or father would need their little one concerned in rubbish, gutter politics like this?”

In accordance with the RealClearPolitics polling common, Walker trails Warnock — who has additionally confronted home abuse claims prior to now — by 4.4 share factors.

The latest survey, finished by Fox 5/Insider Benefit, confirmed Warnock with 48% of the vote and Walker on 45%.