Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL tight-end and convicted murderer was an enigma, to say the least. Recently, former teammates and family members of Hernandez have shed some light into the behind the scenes world of a man who was clearly mentally unstable and dangerous.
Amid some of the more shocking details is the fact that Hernandez seemed to be a closeted homosexual. A former teammate spoke about keeping their relationship a secret from a highly abusive and homophobic father.
Hernandez's Alleged High School Lover
Another teammate recalls being warned about Hernandez's erratic behavior by wide reciever Wes Welker, who said "I just want to warn you that (Hernandez) is going to talk about being bathed by his mother. He's going to have his genitalia out in front of you while you're sitting on your stool. He's going to talk about gay sex. Just do your best to ignore it. Even walk away.'"
Another former teammate, Dan Fletcher, commented on the widely known fact that Hernandez was active in gang violence, "I knew he was trouble,'' Fletcher said. "Everybody kind of did.''