Paul George became the latest pro athlete to have d*ck pics leaked to the public over the weekend, and has been dogged by rumors he was catfished by a gay man posing as a woman. The Indiana Pacers All-Star finally spoke up about the chatter, saying that he wasn’t duped and adding that he knows who leaked the photos.
On Monday (March 24) morning in Chicago during practice, George addressed the issue head on although he was a bit spare on details. George was candid about his feelings on the matter going public, but fell short of revealing the source of the bathroom selfies.
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“The whole story, as far as me being catfished, I know the girl that sent the pictures out,” George said after the Pacers’ shootaround. “It wasn’t a catfish story, it was a girl – I don’t want to get into the story but I know who’s behind it.”
“I’m good. A lot of it is just stuff trying to bring me down,” George said. “I’m good with it. The thing that just came out, it’s all a fake. It really don’t have any wear on me because I know it’s not true.”
George added that he believes these attempts to defame him are from those jealous of his growing notoriety, or others who wish to get something out of him.
“I think so. I hate to even look at it that way. It doesn’t make sense but I guess it is (a fact). People want a piece of whatever I have or – I don’t know what it is,” George said.
George concluded that while he is “positive” about it, the news angered him at first but he intends to use the gossip as fuel while his team makes a push for the top seed in the NBA playoffs.
In the mean time, Big Paul, hide your smartphone from yourself when you start to feel a little frisky in the future.