De’Andre Johnson’s Mother Didn’t Raise Him Like That – De’Andre Johnson Now Wishes He Had Walked Away instead of hitting woman at bar.
Former FSU quarterback De’Andre Johnson has come to his senses and apologized for his actions involving a physical altercation with a woman last month that resulted in misdemeanor battery charges against him.
You may recall seeing the video of De’Andre hitting a woman while visiting a local bar in Tallahassee Fla. In case you missed the action, we’ve included the video below.
ABC11 Raleigh-Durham reported that while sitting with his mother, Pamela Jones, in an interview that aired Tuesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Johnson said that he wished he walked away from the situation.
“Well, you’re right. There is no explanation for that,” he told interviewer Michael Strahan. “I totally should have walked away.”
Johnson said it “kills” him inside to know that he hurt his mother, who he said didn’t raise him like that. Jones said she cried for three days in light of the news.
Asked what her initial reaction was when the incident happened, Jones said: “I wanted to jump through the phone and wring his neck.”
A freshman from Jacksonville, Florida, the 19-year-old Johnson was dismissed from the football team by Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher on July 6, hours after the state’s attorney’s office released surveillance video of Johnson striking a 21-year-old woman June 24 in a bar in Tallahassee, Florida. Johnson is charged with misdemeanor battery.
Johnson said Tuesday on “Good Morning America” that he does not second-guess the program’s decision to dismiss him, but he does feel he deserves a second chance. He declined to say whether he had been drinking the night of the incident. Read the entire story on ABC11 Raleigh-Durham.