Kansas City mayor defends Jackson Mahomes after water dump

The Mahomes household identify is reaching “can do no wrong” standing in Kansas City.

After Patrick Mahomes’ little brother Jackson Mahomes poured a bottle of water on Ravens followers throughout the Chiefs’ loss in Baltimore on Sunday night time, the web lashed out on the 21-year-old. But Jackson did have one distinguished huge defender on social media – Kansas City mayor Quinton Lucas.

“Leave Jackson Mahomes alone,” Lucas wrote in a tweet on Tuesday.

Minutes later, Patrick’s fiancee and Jackson’s future sister in-law, Brittany Matthews, responded to Lucas’ tweet in assist.

“PREACH,” Matthews wrote.

Kansas City mayor Quinton Lucas.
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Jackson is fortunate to have the town’s mayor on his facet, and he can thank his brother’s esteemed NFL career so far for it. Patrick grew to become the youngest MVP in NFL historical past for the Chiefs in 2018 (earlier than Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson stole that title in 2019), and led the staff to its first Super Bowl championship since 1969 one year later.

In July 2020, Patrick signed a record-setting 10-year, $500 million contract with the Chiefs to make sure he stays in Kansas City as one of many city’s sports activities icons for the subsequent decade.

Patrick has already develop into a significant determine in Kansas City’s sports activities scene, not simply as a participant, however with an possession stake in MLB’s Kansas City Royals after he bought a minority share of the staff final July. The buy made him the youngest proprietor in MLB historical past.

Jackson, in the meantime, is a advertising and marketing scholar on the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and has constructed his model as a social media influencer. He’s opened up about cyber bullying in his previous content material.

“All of the hate that I receive really affects me,” he wrote within the caption of a TikTok video in May 2020. “I honestly really struggle with it and am trying to stay strong, but it’s become too much.”

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