Zac Stacy has claimed his ex-girlfriend staged a video of him brutally beating her in order to get a reaction out of him.
The former NFL footballer was arrested last month after shocking home surveillance footage released showing him beating his ex-girlfriend Kristin Evans.
Now, in arrest footage obtained by TMZ, Stacy reportedly told police officers from the Orlando Police Department that the entire incident was staged by Evans.
“It’s just a case of just bitterness, man. That’s why she did this. The whole assault thing, she staged it. She set me up,” Stacy said to the police.
“The whole thing was staged. All she’s trying to do is get money out of me. She got a reaction out of me,” he added.
Evans has since responded to Stacy’s claims he made in his arrest video saying: “I don’t know how you can stage getting your ass beat. This is what abusers do. They will make you seem like you’re the crazy one and that they’re the victim.”
Stacy is currently out of jail on a $10,000 bond and has been ordered to not have any contact with Evans.
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