Johnny Manziel’s Lawyer Accidentally Sent a Text to the AP About a Plea Deal

textingFormer Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel is currently the subject of domestic violence charges, with ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley accusing him of beating her.

The case has been going on for months now, and the attorney representing Manziel is dealing with another headache––Manziel got into a hit-and-run on Monday night.

The AP asked for comment from attorney Bob Hinton about the hit-and-run, and Hinton accidentally texted the AP about his concerns:

Defense attorney Bob Hinton’s text indicated Manziel’s legal team was seeking a plea deal with prosecutors, but suggested that could be tricky.

“Heaven help us if one of the conditions is to pee in a bottle,” the attorney wrote.


There’s also something in that text noting how someone with Manziel’s credit card reportedly made a purchase of over $1000 at a store less than a day after.

Hinton responded how you’d expect:

Hinton said he had meant to send it to another attorney on the case and was unaware the AP had received it instead. He insisted the contents were protected by attorney-client privilege and threatened to sue if certain details were published.

And this isn’t even the worst accidental message someone got this year. Remember, the Trump campaign accidentally leaked its own strategy when they emailed the wrong Caputo.

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