He said he is seeking counseling.
"It could be an issue", Hunt told ESPN on Sunday morning. "Everybody gets a little angry sometimes". "I know it's going to be hard". "Everything is really happening fast right now and I just want everybody to forgive me".
The video showed Hunt lunging toward a woman and several others in a hotel hallway, and the player being restrained several times before knocking two people down.
How will he go forward from this incident? After all, the Chiefs still choose to pay Tyreek Hill, who has plead guilty to choking and punching his then-pregnant girlfriend in the stomach in 2014, so it's not the action that got Hunt the boot. "It was just a big, big mistake by me".
"It was just a long night", Hunt told ESPN's Lisa Salters of what happened in February. No they have not.Did they ever ask you to talk about that incident?
"You look back at it and obviously you see some similarities between what happened in my situation", Rice added. I was in the wrong. "I'm really disappointed in myself". He lied to the Chiefs about the incident, and did not receive discipline. Then, hours after the video came out, the Chiefs announced they were releasing Hunt.
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Rice said he would like to help Hunt, "because he has a long life to live, this will be a defining moment, but it shouldn't be the moment that defines you".
"The Chiefs are right". I made a poor decision.
"I want to apologise for my actions".
The NFL had no comment Friday night beyond saying Hunt was on the commissioner's exempt list, meaning he can't play or attend games while the league investigates. Four months later, Hunt was involved in another alleged assault, this time at a resort in OH where the running back reportedly punched a man.
Kareem Hunt shoved a woman who hit him and called him a N*gger. He can not serve his suspension until claimed by a team. I'm asking for forgiveness and I definitely think I deserve forgiveness.
"I just look at the situation and say, 'Your life wasn't being threatened, ' " said Rice, who has worked with domestic-violence organizations and spoken to the Ravens and other National Football League teams about accountability and professionalism in recent years. "I'm so respectful to everyone and I made a bad decision at that time and I just hope that people will forgive me".
Hunt suggested that she (or someone else with her) said something that angered Hunt.
The man involved in the June incident has already said he's not going to press charges while things are still up in the air with the February incident.