Brittney Griner spoke with a media member on Tuesday for the primary time since she was arrested again in February in Russia … saying she had “no complaints” about her detention and including that she needed to want her spouse “good luck on the bar examination.”
Griner — who was again in court docket Tuesday for one more listening to in her drug case — spoke with an ABC Information producer from behind bars contained in the Moscow courtroom.
The outlet recorded the dialog, and within the audio, you’ll be able to hear Griner calmly ship the message to Cherelle Griner (who’s been learning to grow to be a lawyer) — whereas including she’s “simply ready patiently” for a decision in her drug case.
Brittney held up a photograph of Cherelle minutes earlier than the chat with the reporter. She additionally wore a sweatshirt that had “Black Lives Are Cherished” written on it.
In the course of the listening to, in line with Reuters, Griner’s authorized crew argued the WNBA star had used medical hashish to assist cope with her accidents — and was not utilizing the drug recreationally.
As we reported, Griner has pled responsible to costs that she introduced cannabis oil in her baggage to a Moscow airport again in February — although she mentioned she had no intention of breaking Russian legislation.
Griner is dealing with as much as 10 years in jail within the case. She’s due again for one more listening to within the trial later this week.