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The Arizona Cardinals are discussing an alleged domestic dispute between former team vice president Bill Bidwill Jr. and his wife on June 9.
“Two weeks ago, Nicole Kugler Bidwill was involved in an incident that resulted in her arrest,” the Cardinals said in a statement to TMZ Sports. “This is a difficult time for their family but her husband and children love her very much and are thankful that she is now getting the help she needs. They ask that their family’s privacy be respected as they deal with this challenging personal situation. situation.”
Bidwill allegedly told police in Paradise Valley, Arizona, that his wife hit him “about a hundred times” before she smashed a beer glass over his head, according to TMZ Sports. He told police he briefly fought in self-defense.
The alleged incident stemmed from their earlier dispute. Bidwill said Nicole was upset that she wasn’t home when workers came to install new carpet.
Police took Nicole into custody on one count of assault, but Bidwill told authorities she did not want to press charges.
Bidwill is the son of former Cardinals owner Bill Sr. His brother, Michael, assumed the role of chairman of the organization after their father’s death in 2019. Michael Bidwill is also the principal owner of the Cardinals.
TMZ Sports said that Bill Jr. no longer holds an executive position in the franchise.