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Ex-Saints' QB Drew Brees 'alive and well' after staged lightning video goes viral

Dec 2, 2022

Former quarterback Drew Brees said he just "fine" after a video surfaced showed him appearing to be struck by lighting.

The former NFL signal caller was filming a commercial for the sportsbook company PointsBet. The internet erupted after the video went viral, but Brees later confirmed he had not been hit by lightning.

As safety concerns for former longtime New Orleans Saints player increased, PointsBet released a statement acknowledging that they were aware of the situation.

"We are aware of the media coverage regarding PointsBet brand ambassador Drew Brees," PointsBet tweeted Friday morning. "We are in communication with Brees’ team and will continue to monitor events throughout the coming hours. At this stage we will not be making any further comment," PointsBet official Twitter account posted.

Source: Fox News

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