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Brian Urlacher's Baby Mama Drama

By Chuck Sudo in News on Jul 11, 2007 4:15PM

2007_07_phone_textmsg.jpgWe love watching him run from sideline to sideline, snuffing out running backs, or intercepting passes with one hand and running the ball back fifty yards. Off the field, however, Brian Urlacher just doesn't seem very bright.

The Bears' star middle linebacker finds himself back in court in a battle over custody and visitation rights for his two-year-old son, Kennedy. Kennedy's mother, Tyna Robertson, revealed over thirty text messages Urlacher sent her since January using language that makes us suspect that Urlacher might be a guest commentator on some of our posts. Yesterday, Urlacher told a Will County judge that he "couldn't remember" sending messages to Robertson that suggested she was raising Kennedy to be a "little pussy," among other things.

Granted, Robertson isn't exactly the squeaky clean sort, having once sued "Lord of the Dance" maestro Michael Flatley for rape, asking for $35 million in the process. A judge threw that suit out and allowed Flatley to sue Robertson for defamation of character and extortion. We're not saying she's a gold digger, but there is such a thing as a life change, and often the catalyst is a baby.

Robertson and Urlacher might want to consider the effects that their arguing has on young Kennedy. As he grows up, it'll be fairly easy for Kennedy to look up articles on his proud football playing dad and see that he once called his mother a "hooker" and that she should "make one of (her) pimps drive (her) around."

It ain't the nuclear family, but it's what they have.