The Eagles’ worldwide recipient Nelson Agholor responded to the viral interview that saw #UnlikeAgholor trending on Twitter all day on Monday.
The interview, broadcast by CBS3, took place near a West Philadelphia apartment building that was set on fire Sunday morning, leaving 10 displaced people and three in the hospital. Hakim Laws, who was retweeted thousands of times on Monday and eventually made national headlines, was grateful to help rescue children from the burning building.
He told reporters that he “catches” babies who are thrown out the window. Then he “took the ladder off the truck” with one of his former employees and “lifted it up and helped people down,” Laws said.
“My husband just started throwing babies out the window. We caught them – unlike Agholor, and I want to publish his mishaps out there, “said Laws.
#UnlikeAgholor was trending on Twitter for most of the day, just proving that Philadelphians will take every opportunity to talk about it if the Eagles lose.
But the amiable recipient himself responded to the criticism on Monday night in his own, now viral, tweet.
“”Thank you for being a hero in the community. I would like to invite you and your family to the next home game, “said Agholor.Twitter helps me and brings me in contact with him. “
Thank you for being a hero in the community. I would like to invite you and your family to the next home game
Twitter helps me and puts me in contact with him https://t.co/uqML3eJ0QT
– Nelson Agholor (@nelsonagholor) September 24, 2019
There is still no word on whether the two men have reported.
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