July 23, 2024

Viral tweet implies Russell Wilson marrying Ciara was upgrade from ex-wife

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 28: Russell Wilson from the Seattle Seahawks and Ciara Harris arrive for the State dinner in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe And Akie Abe April 28, 2015 at the Booksellers area of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)

Typically, former football players have advice for rookie players when they enter the league. But last Friday, before the second round of the NFL draft got on its way, former Eagles Linebacker and ESPN analyst Emmanuel Acho shared via Twitter an important tip with the girlfriends of future players on what not to do when your man gets to play in the big league.

Using Russell Wilson’s ex-wife, Ashton Meem, as an example, the commentator implied that “loud and rowdy” might get replaced by “smooth and sophisticated.”

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Acho’s tweet went viral with more than 14,000 retweets and almost 90,000 likes.

 In his tweet, Acho warned that “It’s not where you start, it’s where you finish.”

Hip-Hop producer Just Blaze remarked publicly, what many secretly thought in the dark corners of their compassionate-but-still-petty minds, “Bro that’s highly disrespectful. Keep going.

Meem is now a popular Meme due to her happy candid photo when Wilson was drafted in 2012. But because Twitter has no chill, someone dug up the actual video from that draft night which shows a young Meem in her full glory— celebrating her man.

According to ABC News, Meem and Wilson were married shortly after he was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the third round (75th pick overall), yet divorced two years later in 2014.

Wilson re-married in 2016 to R&B superstar, Ciara.

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Russell Wilson & Ciara (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

The multi-hyphenated Atlanta songstress has won seven Soul Train Awards (including the Sammy Davis, Jr. Entertainer of the Year), two MTV Video Music Awards, two BET Awards, two Teen Choice Awards, and the coveted GRAMMY Award. She also has sold almost 10 million albums in less than 15 years.

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Wilson and Ciara have a daughter together and are expecting another child. Ciara also has another child from a previous relationship with rapper Future. Many believe that Ciara upgraded when she started dating Wilson.

While the tweet seemed to imply that Wilson’s marriage to Ciara was an ‘upgrade,’ perhaps the two of them just made each other’s lives that much better.

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