On Oct. 7, 2010, the site Deadspin published e-mails, voice mails and pictures Sterger allegedly received from Favre when he was the Jets’ quarterback.
“I’m going back to the hotel . . . to just chill . . . I wanted to have you come over tonight. Send me a text, I’d love to see you tonight,” the married Favre said in a voice mail.
After Sterger declined to be set up on a date with Favre, she allegedly received photos of his penis. It changed the course of her life, and all these years later, she’s still dealing with it.
Jenn recently sat down for an interview with FTW, and talked about the incident, and what it means to her today, and what it would mean if it happened today.
“I’m not the Brett Favre girl. I tell people that every chance I get. Including dumb drunks at a bar. People meet me say, ‘You’re a lot different than I thought you would be,’” she said. “I say, ‘What were you expecting?’”
Earlier this year, I visited Jenn Sterger to ask a simple question: What if the alleged Brett Favre texts had happened in the #metoo era? I learned a lot about how her life has been affected since those messages became public.https://t.co/p5psXFT2sU
— Nina Mandell (@ninamandell) April 17, 2018
Not sure why she’s still talking about this, but that’s her choice.
I think the fact that sports and sports media haven't had their #MeToo moment speaks to the lack of confidence women have that the industry would do anything about sexual harassment.
— Julie DiCaro (@JulieDiCaro) November 20, 2017
Or maybe they have & no one listened because “she looked a certain way.” https://t.co/w5xjHbWaoc
— Jennifer Decker (@jennifersterger) November 20, 2017
You can read the full interview right here, there’s a video as well. Crazy we’re still talking about this almost ten years later.