Amelia Molitor is the woman Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon was charged with hitting at a restaurant in 2014. In 2017, when Mixon joined the NFL, Molitor released a statement saying “we both could have handled things differently”.
A fresh warrant was issued against Mixon by Hamilton Court in Cincinnati, Ohio, for one count of aggravated menacing. The warrant says that Mixon pointed a gun at a woman and said: “you should be popped in the face I should shoot you, the police can get me”. According to the arrest warrant, the incident took place at 300 Walnut Street, C/O 45202.
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Who is Amelia Molitor?
As stated earlier, Amelia Molitor is the woman Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon hit at a restaurant in 2014. A widely-circulated CCTV footage also surfaced where Mixon was seen hitting Molitor. Mixon was then a member of the Oklahoma Sooners college football team.
Here’s the full video of the incident:
Joe Mixon knocking out Amelia Molitor.
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After acknowledging that there was sufficient evidence to support his conviction, Mixon filed an Alford plea. He was sentenced to a year of probation and 100 hours of community service. The court also ordered Mixon to receive counseling for his behavior.
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In 2016, Mixon apologized to Molitor and in 2017, the year Mixon joined the NFL, Molitor released a statement in which she said she is ready to forgive the footballer and believed that both of them could have handled the issue better.
“Joe and I were able to meet privately, without any attorneys, and talk about our experience since that night,” she said in the statement.
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“I am encouraged that we will both be able to move forward from here with our lives. From our private discussions, I am satisfied that we going to put this behind us and work toward helping other who may find themselves in similar circumstances. I greatly appreciate his apology and I think the feelings he expressed were sincere,” she added.