Richie Incognito's Ferrari Smashed and Vandalized With a Bat UPDATE
Update: According to TMZ, Incognito smashed and dented the car himself. The Scottsdale Police Department say that Incognito admitted to them that he was the one that took a baseball bat to his own Ferrari, though police aren't saying what set him off.
So, it's official, Richie Incognito bullied his own car.
Original post: Somebody decided to bully Richie Incognito's $300,000 black Ferrari FF with a baseball bat.
Apparently, Incognito's ride was sitting outside his Scottsdale, Arizona, home when a vandal or vandals came at it with a baseball bat and smashed and dented it.
There were red shirts with Incognito's name strewn across the car, and pieces of the bat were found in and around the car, according to TMZ Sports.
According to the report, no windows were damaged, but there were several dents all over the Ferrari. Gouges and dents are visible on the hood.
The handle of the baseball bat was found jammed in the Ferrari's grill and broken off. Other pieces of it were scattered across the ground.
Incognito has had the car since November, around the time Jason Cole of the National Football Post reported that Incognito and at least one other Dolphins player apparently mocked the ethnic background of an unnamed staffer and made crude sex jokes about his wife.
And, according to the independent report conducted by Ted Wells, Incognito, along with teammates John Jerry and Mike Pouncey, were involved in bullying teammate Jonathan Martin as well as an assistant trainer with homophobic slurs, name-calling, improper physical contact, and taunting.
"The Report finds that the assistant trainer repeatedly was the object of racial slurs and other racially derogatory language," Wells says in the report.
He goes on to write that "the other offensive lineman was subjected to homophobic name-calling and improper physical touching; and that Martin was taunted on a persistent basis with sexually explicit remarks about his sister and his mother and at times ridiculed with racial insults and other offensive comments."
The investigation, which was launched following Martin's exit from the team and his public accusations of bullying, allowed Wells access to thousands of documents, text messages, and emails. Wells also conducted more than 100 interviews with Dolphins players, coaches, members of the front office, and owner Stephen Ross.
No word on if Incognito's car being smashed up is related to any of this or if this was retribution for some other person he may have pissed off by being himself.
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