Ray Rice was suspended indefinitely from the Baltimore Ravens yesterday after footage was released of him knocking his wife, Janay Palmer, unconscious on an elevator in Atlantic City. Janay has since made a statement on Instagram unfortunately defending her husband.

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In the statement, Janay says, “To take away something from the man I love that he worked his ass off for all his life  just for rating is horrific.”

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Read Janay’s full statement below:

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