connectVideoPatriots owner Kraft says, “I’m really sorry’
Patriots owner Robert Kraft made his first public anthers since a prostitution bust.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Saturday, said: “I’m really sorry,” speaking in public for the first time since prosecutors accused him in the last month of the double of soliciting sex at a Florida massage parlor.
“I know I hurt and disappointed my family, my friends, my colleagues, our fans and many others who rightly hold me to a higher level,” Kraft said in a statement, without specifically referring to the costs that are included in Palm Beach County.
“My whole life, I’ve always tried to do the right thing,” he said. “The last thing I would ever want to do is disrespect of another human being. I have extraordinary respect for the woman; my morals and my soul are formed by the most beautiful woman, the love of my life, who I was blessed as my partner for 50 years.”
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The billionaire also said: “If I move forward, I hope that the continued use of the platform, which I have been blessed to help others and to try to make a difference. I expect to be judged, not by my words but by my actions. And by these actions, I hope to regain your confidence and respect,” according to the CBS 4 in Boston.
He said he had no comment earlier out of respect for the judicial process.
On Wednesday, Kraft reported rejected a plea deal, the station reported.
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Police say a hidden camera captured Kraft, 77, paying for sex on the Orchids of Asia in Jupiter on Jan. 19 and Jan. 20-the day before and the day of the AFC Championship game. Police installed the cameras as part of the research.
Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of soliciting prostitution.
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The charges against Kraft grew out of sweeping investigation that has resulted in approximately 300 men and forced the closure of dozens of massage parlors in three Florida counties.