Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of Odin Lloyd, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a long career ahead of him.
Aaron Hernandez might still be a big fan of the Patriots’ star quarterback, Tom Brady, but there is no lost love between him and the team’s owner, Robert Kraft.
The former tight end, who was convicted for the murder of Odin Lloyd last April, praised his former teammate in a letter he sent from the Souza-Brankowski Correctional Center on Dec. 10.
“I have a TV in my cell! And yes I still root for my squad and still love all the ones I love,” Hernandez wrote in the letter to a female pen pal, obtained by TMZ. “I watch every game faithfully cheering them on and always will [cause] I have love for so many of them!”
“The closest I was with was probably Brady and whom I love to death and always will and only hope for the best for them,” he continued. “But was cool with Julez [Julian Edelman], [Deion] Branch (I f***ed with and got mad love for) and ‘the BEST TE ever to walk on a football field’ Gronk!”
As for his former boss, Hernandez ripped Kraft as being a “fake ass non loyal” “who told me he loved me every time he seen me but obviously shows his word ain’t s**t.”
The letter, which TMZ reportedly verified, also ripped his pen pal for criticizing him in her last correspondence and then suggested ways she should commit suicide.
"Tie a cinderblock to your ankles and jump in a deep body of water," he wrote. “Buy the most powerful firecracker in the world that's possible to buy, tie it to your face with duct tape, light it and wait for your head to explode."
Hernandez, who is serving a life sentence, is also accused of gunning down two Boston men in 2012 after a chance encounter at a night club. He has pleaded not guilty in that case.