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Mark Rypien’s previous longtime spouse has submitted a particular harm lawsuit versus the Super Bowl XXVI MVP, The Spokesman-Review studies. Danielle Wade accuses Rypien of several years of actual physical and emotional abuse in the match she filed in Spokane County Excellent Court docket.

The few beforehand spoke of violence in their dwelling they thought to be a consequence of head trauma Rypien skilled though actively playing four years at Washington State and 14 seasons in the NFL. In the lawsuit, Wade alleges violence in the partnership starting off as early as 2008 and continuing right until September 2020.

The lawsuit acknowledges Rypien’s prognosis of traumatic mind personal injury, but Wade’s attorney, Mary Schultz, claimed, “That does not give him license to assault his spouse.”

Rypien’s attorney released a statement in response to the allegations in the lawsuit.

“Mr. Rypien categorically and unequivocally condemns domestic violence,” the assertion reads. “He had a romance with Danielle Wade that finished recently.

“During this marriage, Mr. Rypien acknowledged and apologized for steps that were being dangerous to Ms. Wade for which he is truly sorry,” the statement mentioned. “He has full religion in the judicial method and hopes the get-togethers can get to a just resolution so that they can transfer ahead dwelling their separate lives.”

Rypien, now 59, was arrested in June 2019 for suspicion of domestic violence, but a judge dismissed the charge.

Washington manufactured Rypien a sixth-round option in 1986, and he performed six seasons there prior to bouncing all over the league. He invested time with the Rams, Browns, Colts and Eagles, ending his vocation right after the 2001 year.