Aaron Hernandez is one of the most infamous former NFL players ever. As everyone knows by now, he was convicted of murder back in the early 2010s. Overall, he was a phenomenal wide receiver. However, his off-court crimes completely derailed his career. Now, he is the subject of books, documentaries, and various other forms of media. Many are fascinated with him and the circumstances surrounding his death. Consequently, this has led to emotional strife for his family.
For instance, his brother Dennis Hernandez has been going by the name "DJ" so as to not bring attention to who he or his brother is. Unfortunately, DJ has been going through some issues of his own as of late. According to TMZ, he recently found himself at the ESPN campus in Connecticut, where he threw a brick. As per the report, this took place in the afternoon of March 23rd. Police were asked to do a welfare check on DJ where it was then relayed that he had shown up at the ESPN premises.
Brother Defends Aaron Hernandez
Subsequently, the police found DJ and hit him with a misdemeanor breach of peace charge. Since then, he has been released and will have to go to court next month. As for the brick he threw, it just so happens that he also attached a message. "To all media outlets, it's about time you all realeyes the affect media has on all family members. Since you're a world wide leader maybe you could lead how media and messages are delivered brick by brick. Clean it up!" he wrote. Overall, it was quite an ominous message that showcases just how devastating the media coverage of Aaron Hernandez's case was for his family.
At the time of writing this, the case involving DJ is still developing. Hopefully, Hernandez is able to get the help he needs during this difficult time. We can only imagine the strain everything has put on his family members. Stay tuned to HNHH for more news and updates from around the sports world.