Two years ago, a popular boxer by the name Amir Khan accused Anthony Joshua of cheating with his wife. At the time, the man who was angry went all out on Twitter to accuse his wife of infidelity and also tell her that they were done being a couple. For this reason, they separated for a while but they got back together recently.
After this ugly incident, Amir Khan has finally come out to talk about the two-year-old event. He revealed why he had thought his wife whose name is Faryal Makhdoom was cheating on him with Anthony Joshua and also how the entire incident has affected him and changed his perception of things.
Speaking to ESPN, Amir said that the whole issue was made up and meant to fuel his anger. True enough, those who paraded the rumour succeeded in riling him up and making him engage in a totally berserk 80-minute Twitter exchange with his wife.
He said: "It was a made-up message. A lot of people were making all these fake messages saying that 'Joshua messaged your wife and she messaged him back.' Then I posted it on social media and said, 'This has happened and it's true. And I'm calling it over. She's no longer my wife.'"
When he later thought things through, he was sorry for his action: "I did feel bad, I did feel stupid at the time but the damage was done. I made that mistake in tweeting something and putting it out. I was just digging a deeper and deeper hole.
"I remember I went to see Faryal. I apologised. I said, 'Look, I don't know what went through my head.' And I totally changed my ways, changed the way I am."
Despite their separation, the boxer was able to piece together his relationship with his wife, and now, they are back together. About how this all happened, Amir had this to say:
"It was just a lack of understanding. Faryal comes from a city. She's a young girl. She likes to dress differently. Bolton's a little town. The dress code's a little bit different, being a Muslim. I was stuck in the middle. I kept it cool with Faryal. I kept it cool with my family. And I tried to resolve the situation.
"I wasn't husband of the year. I was a bit naughty at times. I used to get caught misbehaving, going out, partying, clubs, going out with other girls and stuff. ... Fame is a b**** at times. Everything is printed in the tabloids."
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