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News: WFAA: Dallas Cowboy Henry Melton sues Grapevine bar, others over brawl

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  1. NewsBot

    NewsBot New Member

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    Newly signed Dallas Cowboy Henry Melton is suing the owner of a Grapevine bar and several others over a physical confrontation that resulted in the football player’s arrest during the Christmas holidays last year.

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  2. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Wonder if the suit has any teeth.
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  3. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    It's definitely two different accounts being presented. The article breaks down the gist of both.

    The suit against Melton characterizes him as a spoiled millionaire football player.

    The suit against the Bar characterizes them as racist, moneygrabbers.
  4. basstapp

    basstapp Well-Known Member

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    If Jordan Woy really received a call about "making the situation go away" I think it only proves Melton's side.
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  5. iowast8rs

    iowast8rs Well-Known Member

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    The "third" different account is the truth.
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  6. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    Well, they probably wanted to settle the matter before lawsuits were brought forth. Which could be considered a shakedown or it could be what most folks do when dealing with celebs. I don't fault them for asking for a settlement prior to lawsuits.

    Clearly Melton believes he was the victim in this situation. My thoughts on if Melton actually was the aggressor, he sure came out on the wrong end of that battle. lol
  7. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    That pun bites.
  8. theSHOW

    theSHOW Well-Known Member

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    ...He could make more on this lawsuit than the entire Cowboys contract.
  9. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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    Not unusual to see a countersuit in a situation like this.
  10. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    In an interview he said he was wearing a Santa hat because it was around Christmas. He claimed the guy who started it, a bouncer, was trying to show he could hang physically with a pro football player.

    Melton asked the question "Who the Hell hits Santa?"
  11. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing Zone Supporter

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    That ESPN chat transcript really damns the brother as well.
  12. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    An eagles fan.
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  13. yentl911

    yentl911 Well-Known Member

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    Let's see how this shakes down. Like most pro atheletes - he may have been thrown under the bus before all of the facts were presented. I have been guilty of doing that myself unfortunately. I hope this ends well for him now that he is here.
  14. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    As is usually the case, the truth lies between those two points.
  15. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    And people say some things in anger so I wouldn't be surprised if both sides are true.
  16. Little Jr

    Little Jr Well-Known Member

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    Being a former bouncer and being a person who has been kicked out of a few bars while getting my *** whooped it will probably be hard for either side to prove their case. As a bouncer I had assult charges filed on me and they ended up being dropped for lack of evidence. I'm not saying its melton fault bru when you're in a bar and they ask you to leave the best thing to do is leave. Even if you're not in the wrong its your best option.
  17. Sportsbabe

    Sportsbabe Well-Known Member

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    Sweet. Maybe a sign he wasn't out there startin none.
  18. Bungarian

    Bungarian Butt Monkey

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    Will he get suspended?
  19. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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    He was arrested and has been criminally charged, but it's a misdemeanor. Though it's definitely possible Goodell suspends him after the criminal case has been disposed.
  20. WV Cowboy

    WV Cowboy Waitin' on the 6th

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    Especially if Old Joe, the big Indian with the messed up face, .. is the bouncer. :)
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