Adrien Broner has been posting extremely upsetting messages on Instagram today that suggest he is going to commit suicide.
On Wednesday afternoon, the professional boxer put up a photo saying that at 3:00 p.m. “I’m doing it,” apologizing to his family and friends but saying “I don’t want to be here no more.” He then posted a photo of a gun, and another just saying “25 minutes.”
TMZ reports that his friends are very concerned and had called the police in response to the photos, though the “25 minutes” picture went up after the TMZ report came out.
Adrien has a fiancee, Arienne Gazaway, who goes by Arie Nicole. Here’s what you need to know about her.
1. They Are Raising Children Together
Adrien and Arie are raising children together, and the kids can frequently be seen on their social media pages. According to Player Wives, they have one child together, Adrieon, and Arie has three other children as well.
When Adrien posted his threatening messages on Instagram, many in the comments begged him to think of his children.
2. They Broke Up in 2015
Arie Nicole and Adrien Broner have been known to have some relationship trouble and to share a lot of that on their social media profiles. That earned them a lot of attention in 2015, when the couple apparently briefly broke up.
While Broner took a trip to Las Vegas for a fight with Floyd Mayweather, he posted a photo on his Instagram page complaining that Nicole did not want him back in the house.
In her own posts on social media, Nicole highly implied that Adrien had cheated on her, writing, “Man, IDGAF what nobody says, it’s easy to be faithful.”
She later added, “I swear!! If that’s the person you truly love and want to be with NOBODY will be able to come between you n yours.”
It’s not exactly clear when they were able to make up, but they were back together by the end of the year.
3. He Accused Her of Cheating on Him The Previous Year
That Las Vegas trip was not the only time that there was a very public argument between the couple. The previous year, it was Adrien who accused Arie of cheating on him.
“I’m sleeping one cuz I’m wife @MissLouieBags cheating f*ck her and everybody she think I f*ck with,” he wrote on his Twitter page, according to Vlad TV. He also wrote, “I’m glad that baby died man,” apparently in reference to Arie having a miscarriage.
Arie fired back on social media, “Ion need nobody. Ion gotta cheat I’m a grown ass women!” These posts have since been deleted.
4. He Once Pretended to Propose to Her on Television
Adrien and Arie made the news in 2012 when Adrien pranked his girlfriend by pretending to propose after a boxing match.
As you can see in the video above, Adrien gets the attention of everyone around him by getting down on one knee and seemingly getting prepared to propose, only to ask Arie to brush his hair.
She laughs it off in the video, but based on their Twitter posts immediately after the incident, it seems that Nicole was not too thrilled with the prank.
5. He Really Proposed in November 2015
The couple actually did get engaged in November 2015, a few months after that public fight where Adrien had apparently cheated on her. TMZ reported at the time that Adrien spent $137,000 on the wedding ring.
After the proposal, Adrien posted the following photo on his Instagram page celebrating the engagement.
Based on a recent Instagram post, it seems that Arienne has been pressuring him to finally have the wedding. He posted on Instagram not long before these suicidal messages that “my wife on my ass cause I ain’t ready to get married” among other complaints.
The couple again broke up and got back together earlier in 2016 as well. According to TMZ, they split up back in May, with Arie leaving him apparently due to his infidelities. It’s unclear when exactly they got back together, but in July, Arie posted a birthday message for Adrien and referred to him as “the Hubbz.”