Once again Deadspin breaks the hot story. The sports blog found a former fiance of Jay McGwire to back up his recollection of Ex-slugger Mark McGwire's voracious appetite for steroids and HGH. She also recalls 'roid rage' exhibited by the two, which eventually cooled her relationship to Jay McGwire and apparently the inflammatory relationship between the McGwire brothers.
Lauren Brown contacted us exclusively to share some of the incidents she'd witnessed first hand while she was dating Mark's younger brother. She called off her engagement to Jay in 1996 due to his steroid use — specifically "roid rage" incidents. But, even though she has bad memories of their engagement and the person Jay was at that time, she claims he is absolutely telling the truth.
"I know the truth. It needs to be told. And why shouldn't Jay tell the story instead of some random media person? He knows the truth," she told me on the phone. "Why shouldn't he be the one telling this story? What's being said about him, that he's a bad person, is awful. People don't want to believe that a superstar is fallen. That Mark lied. Mark made his own choices. So did Jay, but he's owned up to them. I tip my hat off to him for that."
Did McGwire stock up on the juice?
And the real 'bash brothers':
Brown says she is glad teh 'truth' is out there, which is an interesting reflectino. Imagine all the peopl out there who know what stars juiced to become drug-cheat recrod holders. Imagine all the moral indignation they swallow every night knowing the deceptions. Now there is one less...