NFL investigating Jameis Winston for allegedly groping Uber driver
The NFL is investigating a claim that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston groped an Uber driver, BuzzFeed News reports. The alleged incident occurred in March of 2016 when an Uber driver says Winston put his hand in her crotch while she was giving him a ride.
According to the driver, she was told her passenger was Winston when she picked him up from a party in around 2 a.m. in Scottsdale, Arizona. From BuzzFeed:
The men placed Winston in the front passenger seat — Kate said he was the only passenger. “I started driving, and right away, Jameis behaved poorly” by shouting, in part, homophobic slurs at pedestrians, said Kate, who did not want to be identified by her full name for fear of negative attention and potential backlash from football fans. He then asked to stop for food.
Waiting in line at the drive-thru of Los Betos Mexican Food, “he reached over and he just grabbed my crotch,” Kate said, alleging that Winston held his hand there for three to five seconds and removed it only after she looked up in shock and said, “What’s up with that?”
While the driver didn’t…