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Tito Ortiz responds to allegations of abuse, drug use from Jenna Jameson

Tito Ortiz responds to allegations of abuse, drug use from Jenna Jameson

UFC light heavyweight Tito Ortiz is a Hall of Famer but the 38-year old is currently dealing with a fight far more serious than any he ever encountered inside the Octagon. His opponent in the bout is unfortunately a familiar one, as pornstar/actress Jenna Jameson – also the mother to their twin sons – has once again spoken out publicly against Ortiz while making some disturbing allegations.

Jameson went on Twitter this week where she accused Ortiz of physically and mentally abusing her, also stating he’d cheated numerous times in his career while providing a picture of some syringes in a drawer.

“He can say whatever he wants, but I know the truth. He beat me, and never was a father, bullied me, then disallowed my poor babies,” wrote Jameson. “My ex took my poor children away from me for NO reason. He did drugs and faked drug tests for UFC. In all my time with my babies, he partied.”

“My children need their mother not a random drug addict,” she continued, adding a major blow at the end of her rant. “Soon the story of how he almost killed me in February will be public.”

As expected, Ortiz responded in a statement showing more concern than anger at Jameson’s behavior.

“The unfortunate allegations being made against me are simply not true. I would never do anything to jeopardize my family. Being a great father and protecting the well-being of my children remain my top priority,” posted Ortiz in a Tweet. “I thank my family, friends, and fans for their kind words of support at this time. For my children’s sake, I appreciate you respecting our privacy.”

Ortiz provided a little more insight in a follow-up conversation with MMAJunkie, telling the outlet, “She has a problem, and I don’t want to bash her because she’s the mother of my children. But I’ve tried to help somebody for the last seven years. I tried to make a family, and it’s hard to do that when somebody else doesn’t want to contribute. I just look at it as I can’t help somebody that doesn’t want to be helped. She can try and bash me as much as possible. The only thing it’s hurting is my children.”

“I’ve been in the UFC for 15 years. I’ve taken drug tests at every single one of my fights. I take them months before my fight, a month before my fight, right before my fight, after the fight,” he explained on her comments pointing to PED use. “She can try to bash me as much as possible, but it is what it is. When someone has a problem like she does, she can’t help herself. I tried for seven years to help her. Right now, it’s just about my children.”