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Ex-NFL Star Brian Holloway May Be Sued by Parents of Teens Who Allegedly Trashed His Upstate NY Home
New York Daily News ^ | 9/20

Posted on 09/20/2013 1:23:10 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Several parents are reportedly considering lawsuits against the former Patriots and Raiders offensive lineman after he posted their children's names on a website created in the wake of the Labor Day weekend house party.

If Brian Holloway thought the hundreds of teenagers who destroyed his home were ruthless, wait until their families are through with him.

Several parents are reportedly considering lawsuits against the former NFL star after he posted their children's names on a website created in the wake of the Labor Day weekend house party. The website, www.helpmesave300.com, identifies over 100 of the estimated 300 house-crashers who trashed his upstate New York residence, and includes photos and tweets that documented the reckless destruction.

But rather than apologize to Holloway for their children's behavior, some parents have contacted their lawyers to see what legal action they can take against the former Patriots and Raiders offensive lineman, local affiliate ABC News 10 reported.

Holloway estimates the damage of his house to be in the $20,000 range.

"Parents have threatened me," Holloway, a three-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl XX veteran, told ABC News. "Your kids are in my house breaking and stealing my stuff and you are mad at me because I posted pictures that they took and posted themselves of them partying and tearing things up?"

Even more troubling for Holloway is the fact that he offered parents the chance to make amends for the estimated $20,000 in damage caused to his house, including smashed windows and glass doors, urinated carpets, holes in the ceilings, as well as a stolen eagle statue that was part of a memorial for his stillborn grandson.

The former grid iron star is holding a picnic for veterans at the home on Saturday, and invited the rowdy teens and their parents to help him clean the house.

"Come out and help set up, fix up, bring food, and picnic stuff, so we can honor these real HEROS," he wrote on his website. "I'm here. Come now. Take a stand for your future. This is called redemption."

Partygoers post plenty of pictures from Holloway's house on social media.

Partygoers post plenty of pictures from Holloway's house on social media. Holloway told CNN Friday he was coming to the situation as a father, not a punishing former offensive lineman.

"There are 300 lives at stake," Holloway said on the show "New Day." "I don't want to be standing over one of these kids' caskets 30 years from now." The invitation fell on deaf ears.

These tweets give a glimpse of the kind of party local teens threw at Brian Holloway's house. "I expected 100 parents to show. Only one showed up," he told ABC News.

Had more of them taken up Holloway on his offer, they would have seen evidence of illegal drug and alcohol use in addition to random acts of violence.

"You can see the scars on the floor from where the keggers were brought through. The carpet, there was beer liquor and everything else you can think of, so we had to remove the carpet." Holloway, who was in his primary residence in Lutz, Fl., at the time of the party, hasn't decided whether he'll press charges against the teenagers.

Holloway said he hoped the incident would motivate more parents to check what their kids are posting to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

"Parents need to step up and go old school," he told CNN.


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1 posted on 09/20/2013 1:23:10 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
I know nothing of this football player. Literally, nothing. But he has a bright future in PR, specializing in crisis management. He is playing his cards perfectly.
2 posted on 09/20/2013 1:26:00 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: nickcarraway

No wonder these kids did this crap. With parents like that. I would have gotten my behind kicked from one end of Iowa to the other if I had done something like that, and then I would have been working off the damages. I would do the same with my kids if they ever pull any stunt like this.


3 posted on 09/20/2013 1:28:30 PM PDT by vpintheak (Thankful to be God blessed & chosen!)
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To: nickcarraway

I’m curious why there is no mention of a police investigation.


4 posted on 09/20/2013 1:30:56 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: 1rudeboy

I will donate to his defense fund...


5 posted on 09/20/2013 1:36:50 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: nickcarraway
at the time of the party, hasn't decided whether
he'll press charges against the teenagers.
Sue any / all "these Parents" for the damages their...
Hoodlums Children had caused and any legal age Hoodlums
to the maximum $$$$$ / Fines / Prisons time..show no mercy..
they had their chance to show contrition and they stayed away (1 in 100 showed-up).

6 posted on 09/20/2013 1:37:53 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: nickcarraway

It appears that some of the parents of these little “angels’ need a good a$$ kicking too.


7 posted on 09/20/2013 1:40:29 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: nickcarraway

My kid would be cleaning his house with a toothbrush.

Pray America wakes up


8 posted on 09/20/2013 1:40:36 PM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: nickcarraway
Did Mr. Football player allow the party, was he aware of it, or did they all decide to break into his house and have a party without his permission ?

Hosting a massive party for young people is asking for this type of thing to happen.

He's actually fortunate no one died, the house didn't burn down, etc.
9 posted on 09/20/2013 1:40:57 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: nickcarraway

His website showing the twitter posts is hard to believe. Trash a place and then post photos of it and talk about it.

Although I did like one guy’s “tagline” (I think!?)

“I heard opportunity knock and ran out the back door. I thought it was the cops.”


10 posted on 09/20/2013 1:41:57 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: PieterCasparzen

They broke in. He was at his second home in Florida.


11 posted on 09/20/2013 1:42:44 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: bray

Holloway said he has 8 kids of his own on FOX this morning. I’m guessing they’re better behaved than the punks who trashed his house.


12 posted on 09/20/2013 1:44:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: nickcarraway
good story Nick..Partygoers post plenty of pictures from Holloway's house on social media....Don't see who these parents could sue in that their genius kids posted their crimes for all to see....this guy just pointed out who they were.....HA !
13 posted on 09/20/2013 1:45:58 PM PDT by virgil283 (When the sun spins, the cross appears, and the skies burn red)
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To: PieterCasparzen
Did Mr. Football player allow the party, was he aware of it, or did they all decide to break into his house and have a party without his permission ?

They broke into his house. FELONY AND FELONY THEFT AND A WHOLE HOST OF OTHER CHARGES.

14 posted on 09/20/2013 1:46:16 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: nickcarraway

These kids and their parents = apples and trees.

My parents would have shown me no mercy if I was a part of this when I was young. In fact, I would have been terrified of the prospects of it.


15 posted on 09/20/2013 1:47:17 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: nickcarraway

Well, let’s see how their lawsuits against him stack up against the one he’ll be able to throw back at them for what their kids did in and to his house.


16 posted on 09/20/2013 1:47:19 PM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: PieterCasparzen

They were doing it without his permission. Or you think he would voluntarily let teenagers he didn’t know have a party in his house while he was out of town?


17 posted on 09/20/2013 1:49:09 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: PieterCasparzen

It pains me to admit, but there are people in this world who own more than one home (it only pains me because I am not one).


18 posted on 09/20/2013 1:49:50 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: PieterCasparzen
Lower left hand side. The kids broke into his house, and the party was later shut down by the sheriff.
19 posted on 09/20/2013 1:51:47 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Clinton legacy.


20 posted on 09/20/2013 1:53:05 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statemet of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: clamper1797

This is exactly why the little b******s do this, because their mommies and daddys coddle them and tell them it’s not their fault. My kids would HOPE to be arrested, instead of what I would do to them.


21 posted on 09/20/2013 1:53:15 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (Every time a liberal gets pissed off an angel gets their wings.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Football players tend to fall into two groups:

Box-o-Rocks stupid

Einstein brilliant


22 posted on 09/20/2013 1:55:50 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: PieterCasparzen

You should have read the article!


23 posted on 09/20/2013 2:01:43 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: nickcarraway

On what grounds? He should sue them for the damage to his house.


24 posted on 09/20/2013 2:02:04 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: 21twelve; cpdiii; nickcarraway; 1rudeboy; lonestar

I see.


25 posted on 09/20/2013 2:08:36 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: PieterCasparzen

They’re lucky they didn’t break into Aaron Hernandez’ house.


26 posted on 09/20/2013 2:12:46 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: PieterCasparzen
Did Mr. Football player allow the party, was he aware of it, or did they all decide to break into his house and have a party without his permission ?

He was away on vacation.

27 posted on 09/20/2013 2:30:27 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: PieterCasparzen

A teen from my daughters’ private christian high school was house sitting and decided to throw a party, and the kids did thousands in damage to the house.


28 posted on 09/20/2013 2:36:52 PM PDT by luckystarmom
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To: nickcarraway

Anyone have any questions why these scumbag kids acted as they did?
Mom and Dad, you IDIOT children broke the law, many osf them, and THEY posted pictures and names of themselves breaking those laws on social media, thus the IDIOT tag.....
If I was this man I would sue each and everyone of you for the damages you spoiled brats did. That is after I saw to it that they were convicted of criminal charges and jailed.


29 posted on 09/20/2013 2:53:12 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: PGR88

I’m curious why there was no alarm system in the house.


30 posted on 09/20/2013 3:00:04 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I refuse to say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: PieterCasparzen

Did Mr. Football player allow the party, was he aware of it, or did they all decide to break into his house and have a party without his permission ?

Did you actually read the article?


31 posted on 09/20/2013 3:00:31 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: PieterCasparzen
Did Mr. Football player allow the party, was he aware of it, or did they all decide to break into his house and have a party without his permission ?

He was in Florida. The kids broke in and posted it. His son saw the posts on Facebook.

32 posted on 09/20/2013 3:23:00 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Workers and consumers are, of course, identical.)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

I SAID I SEE ABOVE.

NO MORE COMMENTS ON ME READING THE ARTICLE, PLEASE.

I guess I’m going to have 5,000 comments telling me to read the article when I’ve posted that I did, that I now understand that the youthful savages broke into the house.


33 posted on 09/20/2013 3:59:31 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: PieterCasparzen

You’re just getting what anyone who asked your question would have gotten in this thread. No big deal.


34 posted on 09/20/2013 5:37:45 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: nickcarraway
Not just teens... zombies too:


35 posted on 09/20/2013 6:46:14 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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