The wife of Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges spoke up on social media early Friday morning to share details of her alleged assault that took place, which led to his arrest.
Mychelle Johnson posted a series of photos to Instagram that show cuts and bruises to several areas of her body, including her face, back, and legs.
In response to the arrest and what his wife posted, the Charlotte Hornets are now expecting to pull their qualifying offer to Bridges and make him an unrestricted free agent.
“I hate that it has come to this but I can’t be silent anymore,” Johnson wrote in a lengthy Instagram caption. “I’ve allowed someone to destroy my home, abuse me in every way possible and traumatize our kids for life. I have nothing to prove to the world, but I won’t allow anyone who could do something so horrible to have no remorse and paint a picture of something I’m not.”
She continued: “I won’t allow the people around him to continue to silence me and continue to lie to protect this person. It’s unethical, it’s immoral, it’s truly SICK.”
Bridges was arrested for felony domestic violence in Los Angeles Wednesday after turning himself in to local authorities for an alleged assault.
She also shared a portion of her hospital discharge papers. The document listed her injuries as “assault by strangulation, brain concussion, closed fracture of the nasal bone, contusion of rib, multiple bruises, the strain of neck muscle.”
“I don’t need sympathy, I just don’t want this happening to anyone else, I just want this person to get help, my kids deserve better. That’s all I want,” Johnson wrote. ” It hurts, everything hurts, this situation hurts, most importantly I’m scared and hurting for my kids who were witness to everything. Please respect my family’s privacy and stop with the disgusting rumors and allegations.”
Bridges was arrested and released on $130,000 bail.