the family of the last Spencer Webb, football player from Oregon, who died during a cliff jumping incident in July 2022, is requesting a DNA test from his girlfriend after she announced a month after his death that she was pregnant with his son.
But his girlfriend, Instagram influencer Kelly Kay Green, says she and Webb’s mother got a DNA result proving the baby’s paternity.
Webb’s brother, Cody Webb, and other family members sent a statement to The Sacramento Bee on Tuesday questioning the paternity of Green’s son, who was born in March, and claimed that Webb and Green only met a few days ago. before his death.
GIRLFRIEND OF OREGON FOOTBALL PLAYER SPENCER WEBB, WHO DIED IN JULY, GIVES BIRTH TO A SON
“Our family has tried to focus on our grieving process since the passing of our brother, son, and nephew. We cry both individually and as a family, trying to cope with this tragedy,» the statement read.
«In the first few hours after Spencer passed, and just a few days after they met, Kelly started talking about the possibility of being pregnant. Since Spencer can’t handle this situation on her own, we’ve tried to navigate this space. sensitive as a family.»
The family states in the statement that Green «has been unwilling to compromise regarding the manner in which the DNA evidence is collected.» He notes that Green initiated the DNA process with Webb’s parents in April, but the family was not «comfortable» with the process, as a representative of his family was not present.
The family also provided what they said was a timeline of Green and Webb’s relationship, which claimed the two first spoke via social media on June 28 and met in person on July 7.
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Webb, who was 22 at the time, died on July 13 after hitting his head during an accident off a cliff.
Green appeared to address some of the allegations in a video posted to his Instagram Stories on Friday, apparently in response to the family’s statement.
«So I shouldn’t even have to do this right now, but I’m so tired of the hate and the negativity when people don’t really know what they’re talking about and you’re all literally strangers,» she said. she said in the video posted to her more than 800,000 followers.
«There are two sides to every story and there’s a lot of family drama that I shouldn’t even have to bring up. It’s nobody’s business, and I’m not trying to bring up my dead baby family drama.»
Green went on to say that she has an «incredible» relationship with Webb’s mother and sisters and worked with her mother and a lawyer to get a DNA test.
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«Obviously it’s his son. You can look at him and tell it’s his son,» he said.
Green said some members of Webb’s family are still «angry» and «upset» over his passing.
“I have the DNA test, so stop saying ‘get one.’ Is there. Spencer’s name is on the birth certificate. I’ll post that sh*t once it gets in the mail and you guys can literally fuck off and find something better to do,» she said.
Webb, a tight end, was preparing for his fourth season as a member of the Oregon football team. He played in 11 games for Oregon during the 2021 season and was expected to be a starting tight end.
Joe Morgan and Ryan Gaydos of Fox News contributed to this report.