On Thursday, Reuben Foster's ex-girlfriend, Elissa Ennis, sat for an interview with ABC News where she spoke about her relationship with the former 49ers and current Washington linebacker. Back in May, she taken back a charge of domestic violence against Foster and claimed her injuries resulted from a fight with a girlfriend.
"Love will have you doing things that’s not in your best interest for the person you love," she explained to ABC. But that wasn't all she exposed in the sit-down.
The Niners released Foster last month after Ennis alleged again she was attacked.
However, according to Ennis, that wasn't San Francisco's first step when hearing the news. Ennis recounted to Lindsey Davis of ABC that after she called the cops about Foster's latest assault in Florida, 49ers team officials tried to tell the police she was someone who had recanted domestic violence allegations earlier this year. "I felt like [the 49ers] didn't believe me,” Ennis tells ABC starting at the 1:34 mark in video below. "Even when I called the police, the 49ers came up there. I have pictures of the 49ers coming up there trying to talk to the police and saying I’m the same ex-girlfriend that sat up there and lied."
When police arrived in this latest incident they saw bruises and "a one-inch scratch on the victim's left collarbone," so thankfully the 49ers attempt to use the boy who cried wolf defense didn't work. However, the redemption tour has already started for Foster with Washington picking him up off waivers (the only team to even try). Not only that, but Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, who was suspended six games for domestic violence last year, had some words of advice for Foster and Kareem Hunt, who was released by the Chiefs after video of him bum rushing and then kicking a woman surfaced on TMZ.
"Just focus on your day to day life, making sure you're winning the next day,'' Elliott told the Dallas-Morning News. "When you start looking down the road you can kind of get bogged down. Just make sure you focus on the day to day and doing better day to day and things are going to work themselves out."
Should the women who were assaulted by Hunt, Elliott, and Foster also just focus on the day-to-day and doing better? Are things going to work out for them? These players aren't victims of anything but their own emotions.