Republican nominee for anti-abortion senator herschel walker allegedly urged the mother of his child to have an abortion during a separate pregnancy, after the NFL legend initially tried to deny that he knew who the woman in question was.
The mother of Walker’s child, who has not yet been named for privacy and security reasons, revealed that he was fully supportive of her having an abortion when the child from another pregnancy was hers, according to a bombshell report. the daily beast.
Walker tries to deny accusations that he urged a pregnant woman with his child to have an abortion
On Wednesday, Walker attempted to categorically deny the story and said he did not know who was making this accusation in an interview with Fox News host Brian Kilmeade, who asked Walker if he had discovered the woman’s identity based on details in the report. original. .
“Not at all,” Walker replied. “And that’s what I hope everyone can see. It’s like they’re all anonymous, or they’re all leaking information, and they want you to confess to something you have no idea about.”
The 60-year-old then tried to cast the report as a politically motivated attack by “desperate” Democrats, intent on maintaining control of the crucial Georgia Senate seat for which he is currently contesting.
Herschel Walker says he has no idea who this woman is who claims she had an abortion at his behest.
We can now reveal, with your permission, that the woman is actually the mother of one of your children. She has a lot to say: https://t.co/MrpT8wPIkz
— Matt Fuller (@MEPFuller) October 6, 2022
He added that he was “energized” by the report, which portrays him as a hypocrite, and is undeterred in his pursuit of the nomination.
“They see me as a huge threat, and I know that and I knew that when I entered this race. But they don’t realize that I think they came for the wrong one. They gave me energy,” Walker said. “They gave me energy, because I know how they really want to try to keep this seat.”
Woman in question says Herschel Walker’s defense is ridiculous and was ‘stunned’ at response
The woman in question called Herschel’s defense ridiculous and said she was “stunned” by his response but not entirely surprised, adding that she may have “really forgotten” but “that says something too.” (about him)”.
“Sure, I was flabbergasted, but I guess it’s also not surprising that maybe there are so many of us that he doesn’t really remember,” she said. “But then again, if he really forgot, that says something too.”
The Daily Beast reports that the woman is a registered Democrat who continued a years-long relationship with Walker even after the abortion.
She told the outlet that her main concern in revealing her identity was that she is the mother of one of Walker’s children and intended to protect her family’s privacy while also telling her truth.
Walker publicly acknowledges that the woman is the mother of one of his children, a registered Democrat
Walker publicly acknowledged that the child is hers, and the woman provided enough credible evidence to The Daily Beast to prove that she is the child’s mother, according to the outlet.
Walker and his campaign reportedly declined to comment on The Daily Beast article.
One of Walker’s three sons, conservative social media influencer Christian Walker, has since released a series of videos and statements calling his father a liar, even claiming the University of Georgia football star and the legendary NFL running back had threatened to murder him and his mother. – Walker’s ex-wife.
Walker’s son, a conservative social media influencer, calls out his father for being a ‘liar’
He said that his father “was not a family man” and that “we moved six times in six months fleeing his violence.”
“I know my mom and I would really appreciate it if my dad Herschel Walker would stop lying and making fun of us,” Christian Walker tweeted after the abortion story broke Monday night. “You are not a ‘family man’ when you left us to sleep with a group of women, threatened to kill us and moved us 6 times in 6 months fleeing from your violence”.
Meanwhile, the unnamed woman quoted in The Daily Beast’s report said she remains a “good sport” about Herschel’s senatorial campaign, but added that she could no longer keep quiet about it.
“I have been very courteous so far. I keep my mouth shut. I don’t cause any problem. I stay in the background. But they’re not going to run me over and over again, either,” she said. “That’s crazy”.
Walker’s Senate campaign offers conflicting explanations for the Bombshell report
Walker and his campaign team have offered conflicting explanations for the damning report, at first calling it a “lie” before appealing to a sense of religious forgiveness and redemption.
Walker posted a new ad on Wednesday where she revealed her struggles with mental health, “by the grace of God,” she added.
In a June interview with The Daily Beast, Walker lied about his role in abortions and was caught doing the same thing again while speaking on video with a Democratic activist posing as one of his supporters.