Titus Young Allegedly Told His Ex He Understood Why O.J. Killed Wife

The Titus Young story has officially gone from funny to sad to worse.

The Press-Enterprise of Riverside (Calif.) is reporting that Young's ex-girlfriend obtained a restraining order against him last week. The order, which was granted May 8 by a judge in Riverside County, requires the former Detroit Lions receiver to stay at least 100 yards away from the woman, who is also the mother of Young's 8-month-old son, Titus Jr.

“He would say things like, ‘I understand why O.J. killed his wife.’ He says, ‘We’re always gonna be a family and I’m always going to be his,’” the restraining order request states. “He got mad and yelled at my neighbors and tried to fight multiple people that he doesn’t even know.”


Young’s ex-girlfriend said she called police because Young would repeatedly wait outside her Moreno Valley home, and that he threatened and harassed her.

“Titus Young Sr. has been clinically diagnosed with a mental disorder and I am afraid of what he is capable of doing,” she wrote in the restraining order request. “He also has been in a mental help facility more than once and still believes that he does not have a problem.”

The woman also said in her request for the restraining order that Young frequently talks to himself and goes for long walks without coming back. And while it's been widely reported that Young was arrested three times in a week, a fourth arrest has now been confirmed. A few hours before his DUI and first burglary arrests, Young allegedly tried twice to rob a gas station some 55 miles away in Laguna Hills. The Detroit Free Press says Young attempted to steal candy, cigars, and a bottle of water. His ex says that during those thefts Young was holding his son, whom he had taken without telling her.

[Press-Enterprise | Detroit Free Press | Larry Brown Sports]