Over the weekend, Morgan Riddle, the girlfriend of renowned US tennis star Taylor Fritz, found herself in a distressing situation during the Super Bowl in Las Vegas.
Despite being there to witness the Kansas City Chiefs’ exciting victory over the San Francisco 49ers, Riddle’s experience was marred by harassment from some male NFL fans.
A Night Gone Wrong: Harassment Amid Super Bowl Excitement
In a candid revelation on Instagram after the game, the American influencer described the Super Bowl night as “extremely stressful” due to the inappropriate behavior of some intoxicated male spectators.
Riddle disclosed that she faced continuous harassment, including being “grabbed and groped” during the game, leading to a panic attack in the restroom.
Sharing the Traumatic Ordeal
In her Instagram post, Riddle expressed the importance of sharing her distressing encounter, highlighting the alarming levels of harassment she and her friends endured throughout the weekend.
She lamented the inability to enjoy the game due to the persistent unwanted attention from drunk and rude male fans, emphasizing the stress and fear it caused.
Disturbing Incidents: A Father’s Inappropriate Approach
Riddle further recounted a disturbing incident involving a father at the stadium who used his young son as a means to hit on her and her friends.
This unsettling encounter raised questions about the impact of such behavior on young boys as they witness inappropriate actions from male role models.
Empathy and Awareness: A Message to Male Sports Fans
In a plea to her male followers, Riddle underscored the gravity of their words and actions, urging them to understand the impact of their behavior on female sports enthusiasts.
She emphasized the shared goal of attending a football game and condemned the frightening and insensitive act of being grabbed by grown men.
The Game Continues: A Bittersweet Victory for Kansas City Chiefs
Despite the harrowing experience, Riddle returned to her seat in the fourth quarter, witnessing the Kansas City Chiefs secure a historic Super Bowl victory in Vegas.
Mecole Hardman Jnr’s game-winning touchdown marked the first time in nearly two decades that a team retained the coveted title.
Celebrations and Controversies: Riddle’s Life in the Spotlight
Morgan Riddle, often referred to as the ‘first lady of tennis’ for her glamorous courtside appearances, has recently faced public scrutiny for being accused of ‘overdressing’ at the Australian Open.
Undeterred, she defended her fashion choices, dismissing the notion of overdressing as a social construct.
From Poland to LA: A Journey and Career
Born in Poland and raised in Minnesota, Riddle graduated from New York City’s Wagner College with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature in 2019.
She subsequently worked as a social media director for a fashion brand, showcasing her diverse background beyond the glamorous tennis scene.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn