February 21, 2017 | Updated at 05:16 PM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Floyd Mayweather Explains Lavish Spending On Girlfriend & 2010 Domestic Violence Claims [VIDEO]

Floyd Mayweather opened up about dating and his alleged domestic violence claims in a recent interview.

By Sonya Magett, EnStars on Nov 22, 2013 04:11 PM EST
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. laughs during a news conference at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. (May 2, 2012) (Photo : Reuters)

Floyd Mayweather opened up about dating and his alleged domestic violence claims in a recent interview.

The boxing champion shared his feelings when he attended the 25th anniversary celebration of Sister 2 Sister in Las Vegas earlier this month. He defended his lavish spending on his many girlfriends over the years.

"I feel like a woman is a reflection of a man, so I feel like any woman that is standing next to me, if I look like new money, she should shine like new money," he explained on the red carpet in the video interview below.

Mayweather appears on the cover of the December 2013 issue of Sister 2 Sister. In the magazine interview he also defended previous reports that he physically assaulted his ex-girlfriend Josie Harris. In September 2010, Harris called police claiming Mayweather assaulted her after he discovered she was dating someone else following their split. He served 90 days in jail in January 2012 for the charges he faced for domestic violence.

When asked if the reports and the assault charges were accurate, Harris he said he was found guilty without any evidence.

Floyd Mayweather Cheating On Fiance Shantel Jackson With 'Single Ladies' Actress Lisa Raye?

"Okay, I just want to say, what I do for a living, I'm in a contact sport, right? And if they say someone had bodily harm done to 'em, since I'm already a fighter, before even giving me a chance, they're going to say. 'He's guilty,'" Mayweather told Sister 2 Sister. "Now, restraining a woman that's on drugs and alcohol, have I ever done that? Yes, from going crazy."

The boxer referenced several high profie celebrities who have also been charged for domestic violence, including Chris Brown's 2009 incident with Rihanna.

"We've yet to have proof. Of course if Floyd Mayweather has brutally beaten a woman, you're going to show pictures," he said. "And like I always say, no disrespect to the Simpson family, but you've seen OJ and Nicole. No disrespect to Chris Brown and Rihanna, but you've seen Rihanna. But you've yet to see pictures of Floyd Mayweather and a battered woman. And the thing is, if I'm beating all these women, why do so many women find me interesting and want to be within my circle?"

Floyd Mayweather Confirmed Engagement, Wedding Still On With Girlfriend Shantel Jackson 

Mayweather announced his engagement to Shantel Jackson not long after he defeated Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14.The boxer, who was named by Forbes as the Highest Paid Athlete in the World, confirmed his engagement during an interview on the Howard Stern Show later that month. Stern began the interview by addressing the boxing champion's personal life. He started off by telling Mayweather that he heard he was engaged but had ended it.

"No, no, no. I mean that's just the media," Mayweather told the radio personality of the breakup reports. "Yeah, we still engaged. She's my better half. Miss Jackson. She's cool, she's just my better half."

© 2017 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Kevin Smith

‘Clerks 3’ ‘Mallrats 2’ Status Update: Filmmaker Kevin Smith Confirms Plans To Release Scripts

"Clerks 3" and "Mallrats 2" scripts are going to be released as comic books, as confirmed by filmmaker Kevin Smith

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

‘Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’ News, Update: Developer Nintendo Defends Upcoming Game’s Season Pass

Game developer and publisher, Nintendo, has explained the reason behind the controversial "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" Season Pass

Nintendo Switch Preview Event

‘Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’ Pre Order Sold Out; Nintendo Switch’s Gamer Trailer A Heavy Spoiler To Fans [VIDEO]

A special commercial for the upcoming “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” is being shown in Japan, and some fans are not happy

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle WWE Return Rumor: Fans Strongly Believe Former Olympic Gold Medalist Will Wrestle Again

Former Olympic gold medalist, Kurt Angle, is now being rumored to return to WWE possibly after his WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017 induction

The Big Bang Theory

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Season 10, Episode 17 Spoilers: 'The Comic-Con Conundrum' – Sheldon Convincing Amy to Go on Annual Trip; Raj to Be Left Behind?

“The Big Bang Theory" season 10 episode 17, titled “The Comic-Con Conundrum” will feature the boys' preparations for their annual trip to the comic convention. Sheldon will try to convince Amy to go with them while Raj has some financial problems and could possibly be left behind.

Real Time Analytics