Cry Me A River: Tiki Barber Still Talking About Being A Depressed Dirty Dog… Says Only Football (And Becky!) Can Save Him

- By Bossip Staff

Somebody give this itchbay made n***a a Zoloft! Tiki Barber’s sorry cheatin’ a$$ will be crying us a river on a HBO special scheduled to air Tuesday.

In the special Tiki says it was his failures as a human being following his 2006 retirement from football that made him depressed for over a year! Now the 36-year-old is on a campaign to clean up his image and make a return to football — the sport that he acknowledges he needs more than it needs him.

Tiki says he’s been going hard in the paint working out, in hopes that he can get back on the football field, even though he’ll have to wait (like the rest of the country) to find out if the NFL will be able to work out a new collective bargaining agreement.

Barber says football is a must for him since his life has gone to isht thanks to his dirty dog divorce and getting the ho sit down from his gig at NBC.

“The game never needs you because there’s always someone else to come and take your place,” he said. “But right now, I need the game.

“I need to prove to myself that I can be successful at something,” told HBO. “I know I’m going to be successful as a football player. I don’t know why. The odds say ‘No.’ I’m 36 and I haven’t played in four years. But I just know.”

Even though we’ve all read the stories already — expect Tiki to give his side on HBO — including how he was fired as an NBC football analyst, his marriage went south and his swirly love affair with a 23-year-old intern screwed up his family man image.

In the TV special Barber blames losing his job at NBC (first as an analyst for Football Night in America, then being featured on the Today Show) for his depression.

“I crafted this career, right?” he said. “And I had gotten to the point where I was right where I wanted to be and then I failed. It’s hard to deal with.”

Barber said after his job at NBC ended, he didn’t do anything for a solid year.

“I remember there were days where I would literally wake up, have coffee, get something to eat and sit on the couch and do nothing for 10 hours,” he said. “I started to shrivel. I didn’t have that confidence. I didn’t have the, that aura anymore.”

However, Barber will continue to plead his case that his dalliance with the lil Becky started only after his marriage was already a wrap. Tiki claims things started going south with wife Ginny Cha within six months after he ended his 10-year NFL career. He also says the couple tried working out their differences, which is how she got pregnant — but says her being knocked up with twins only made things worse … so he moved in with his intern because it was the only thing that felt right!

“I was in a bad marriage,” Barber said in the interview “It was in trouble for a long time. And we decided to get separated. But Ginny got pregnant in the middle of it. And a lot of people think children save marriages; sometimes it makes it worse. And we split soon after she was pregnant.

“And I was on my own for a few days, and then I moved in with Tracy. And then, five months later, here comes the New York Post stalking me.”

Barber said he never second-guesses his relationship with his girlfriend.

“NBC, marriage. I mean, the only thing that felt right was Tracy,” Barber said. “It was the only thing that made me not really feel depressed.”

A FEW DAYS Tiki? Really? SMH… This dude truly ain’t isht.

Tiki says his gray skies started to change to blue around February during the Super Bowl in Dallas, after friends and former coaches began encouraging him to come back to football. Since then Tiki has been working out daily at Joe Carini’s gym.

“There’s a lot of coaches who I both have played against and played for who I think know what I’m about,” Barber said. “And that gives me the belief that this opportunity is for real. And not only am I going to be on a team, I’m going to be a big part of a team.”

Good luck with that Tiki. Not only is it looking real bad for football right now — we don’t foresee this story being re-written with you as a hero. Cry about it all you want. It’s a recession and plenty of folks got laid off — and not from $2 million gigs at NBC. Plenty folks got divorces too — and we don’t think too many will have sympathy for a man leaving his wife with FOUR KIDS for blonde bimbo barely out of diapers her damn self.


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  • team nymphis

    who gives a fck about this bich-infested ni99a

  • StuckInDaMatrix

    Screw Tiki! There are consequences to choices you make! You made poor decisions so live with it! I hope they O.J Simpson that azz?

  • Honestly 4 Dat Azz

    You see if he would have been with a sista he wouldn’t be in this mess.. (black wan don’t won’t his sryy azz anyways) That’s what he forgets… Hahaha… These Uncle Toms thinks Beckys make there life complete and just makes it worster.. There is no Good African-American Man out that’s on the top of his career and he is married to a BECKY! Nope can’t name one all the succesful Black Man have A Strong Black Woman behind them.
    Sign Sincerly,
    Summer Stone
    A.K.A Da Italian German Black Chick

  • Joyce

    I had no idea that worster was a word hmmm…who knew?? You learn something new everyday I guess…

  • Honestly 4 Da Azz

    @Joyce it may not be a Webster word in the American Dictonary but it’s my word that I use. I’m not trying to sit here and type a college 16 pg paper essay and get graded for my comments or the way I type in ebonics if I wanted to type properly than I will.. What is with this people and how they always go behind ppl like they are an English Teacher on these blogs.. Geshhh.. Comment on the story not my words.

  • http://Bossip caramela

    tiki,shut your mouth! you made your bed (a few days later) now lay in it.


    Something is clearly wrong with my reading comprehension skills. One paragraph states that Tiki began seeing Tracy the intern after Tiki was separated from his wife. Then in another paragraph Tiki is quoted saying that he went to live with Tracy in THE MIDDLE of his marriage.

    Correct me if I’m wrong but doesn’t that mean Tiki left Ginnie while she was pregnant AND they were still married?

  • ladyscholar

    It kinda negates your whole comment when your poor grammar over shadows everything.
    Lack of subject/verb agreement, use of than vs then, thinking ebony phonics is cool. It’s obvious you writehow you talk. But its ok. Whatever makes you happy, Honestly 4 Da Azz.

    And as for Mr Tiki, I feel sorry for him. It’s a shame that he wasn’t able to cheat on his pregnant wife, and maintain a peaceful life with a younger woman. What kind of world is this where actions have consequences and
    Karma is allowed to kick your butt?

  • Frank


  • Honestly 4 Da Azz

    @ladyscholar like I said b4 comment on tha story not my comments.. The reason you click on this article was because you was interest in this story right? Not, my comment. If I needed you to correct me I’ll ask.. If you wanna go correct grammar skills and typos.. Last time i checked a ?mark was to ask a question not to end a sentence.

  • queen

    these comments are getting funny as hell keep going lol

  • ladyscholar

    I admit that I am intrigued by you and your use of words both real and imaginary. So much so, I found you more interesting than Tiki and his “depression”. Take it as a compliment, dear. It is ok to be flattered.
    Also, did I use a question mark inappropriately? If I did, I sincerely apologize.

  • sportstalk23

    This gonna be on HBO huh Tiki bytch made azz need to go to the Lifetime channel with all that crying and whining. Dude every dog has his day and this is Tiki’s. He willingly made this bed with that trick enjoy laying in it

  • team nymphis

    are we supposed to feel sorry for this puss filled hoeazz pink panther lovin trick for snowhoes.

    Tiki do everybody you know a favor and wander off somewhere and kill yaself

  • team nymphis

    rabecky: tiki what’s going on? I was at saks and your credit card was declined.OMG I was so humiliated.

    Tiki: I don’t know what happened.

    Rabecky: you’re such a liar… My dad told me you got fired from NBC.I can’t believe I had to ask my parents to help out wit my truck payment and their starting to ask alota questions.

  • gina

    Tiki Tiki …lol….stop whinning……grab your balls opps they gone. Ok so maybe we should let Zanny the Nanny babysit you…..aka fill him up with Zanax..and let him OD!

    Your dumb azz calling out the NY POST….your BURNT TOAST NOW!

  • ladyscholar

    I enjoy reading nonsense at times. I admit that proudly.

  • homicidalbrainiac

    Don’t feel too bad, ladyscholar, I’m a stickler for proper grammar as well. My grandmother taught english for 45 years so my mom, her brothers, and I are, as a result, almost insufferably pedantic when it comes to grammar. The internet is more lax though, I’ve learned to just go with the flow. If I get the point, that’s all that matters.

  • 0Tolerance

    Ladyscholar I don’t think you used the question mark inappropriately. If I’m reading correctly, you ended your comment with a question hence the question mark.

  • Kiana

    Really tiki the only thing that felt rite was ur side piece n ur marriage wasnt worth savin now u wander y u have issues y not honor ur marrige vows~~what a dumb negro

  • Beauty is

    Wow your kids ended your marriage thats disgusting for a grown azz man to say. I hope you dont tell your kids they are the reason for the divorce Too. also when a man busts a nut its usually for his enjoyment not to make a marriage better, so ho sit down..

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