Detroit Lions QB wife apologizes for calling Michigan government a “dictatorship”

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The wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford launched a massive tirade on locking Michigan for the pandemic, likening the state government to that of a “dictatorship” before finally apologizing for these remarks.

Kelly Stafford – who survived brain cancer in 2019 – went on the offensive Thursday morning, posting a series of videos to her Instagram story just days after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer imposed further restrictions on the state .

“So I’m going to be very blunt, I’m so done,” Stafford said in his Instagram story. “I am done living in a dictatorship we call Michigan. ”

She continued, “I understand that there is a pandemic and I understand that it is very scary, I’m afraid of it too. If you are at risk, do not leave your house until there is a vaccine.

Kelly Stafford went on the offensive Thursday morning, calling Michigan government a “dictatorship” for hurting small businesses

The Atlanta native - married to Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford - has advocated for small business, saying

The Atlanta native – married to Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford – has advocated for small businesses, saying “shutting them down again is not the answer” because “they won’t.”

Stafford advocated for small businesses, saying “shutting them down again is not the answer” because “they won’t make it.”

The Atlanta native added: “So once we get out of the house, once the dictatorship decides to give us some freedom… there will be nothing left.” I’m right on it. I see all these people and it makes me cry.

Stafford acknowledged that his opinion might seem unpopular with others, but felt the disagreement was not so important.

Shortly after, Stafford posted a video in which she apologized for her remarks while shopping at Target.

'Here's what I do best, come back and apologize after reading some of your stuff.  .  .  I'm so sorry I was in the heat of the moment

Shortly after, Stafford posted a video in which she apologized for her remarks while shopping at Target.

Stafford would also follow up with an Instagram post where she again apologized for the sentiment.

Stafford would also follow up with an Instagram post where she again apologized for the sentiment.

“It’s not like I don’t care about people who have COVID or the hospital, I do but that’s my opinion,” she said. “I don’t like living in a place where they tell me what I can and can’t do.”

Shortly after, Stafford posted a video in which she apologized for her remarks while shopping at Target.

‘Here’s what I do best, come back and apologize after reading some of your stuff. . . I’m so sorry, I was in the heat of the moment, ”she said.

“I have a friend who is losing his business and it touches me a bit, so I apologize for calling it a dictatorship, probably the not-so-smart use of words.”

More than 8,000 people have died in state from coronavirus

More than 8,000 people have died in state from coronavirus

Stafford would also follow up with an Instagram post where she again apologized for the sentiment.

But many didn’t mind the apology, noting that Stafford was shopping at Target when she made the video.

The Detroit Lions quarterback and his former cheerleader wife welcomed their fourth child in June, 14 months after undergoing surgery to remove a benign brain tumor in April 2019.

Stafford found that the brain tumor, known as the acoustic neuroma, was sitting on some of his cranial nerves during a brain MRI. The benign tumor is known to cause hearing loss and facial paralysis, Today reported at the time of surgery.

An MRI scan of her brain revealed that she had a benign brain tumor known as acoustic neuroma which was on some of her cranial nerves. Despite being benign, the tumor is still known to cause hearing loss and facial paralysis.

After the grueling 12-hour surgery, Stafford struggled to regain his mobility, but quickly resumed boxing about four months later.

Stafford’s angry remarks and apology come as Michigan has the fourth-highest number of hospitalized residents in the country – behind Texas, Illinois and California.

New restrictions were announced by the state and Governor Whitmer on Sunday (the Governor pictured in October)

New restrictions were announced by the state and Governor Whitmer on Sunday (the Governor pictured in October)

The state reported on Wednesday that they had 5,772 new cases of people with COVID-19 and 62 other virus-related deaths, FOX 2 reports.

CEOs of hospitals warned last week that they were approaching capacity for the second time, sharing that staff resources were becoming increasingly strained as available beds continued to fill.

New restrictions were announced by the state on Sunday, closing theaters and limiting operations at restaurants. The limit on public gatherings was also lowered as high schools were forced to revert to distance education. “


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