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T.O. to Wranglers

I Want an Apology

... and a LOT of Money!!!

6/3/2012 11:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Terrell Owens
has given the Allen Wranglers an ultimatum -- issue a public apology and cut him a check for the more than $160k he claims they owe him ... or he'll take them to court ... a source close to the football star tells TMZ.

As TMZ first reported, Owens has been considering filing a lawsuit against his former Indoor Football League employers ever since they 86'd him last week. Owens claims they breached his contract when they cut him loose for allegedly skipping a children's hospital visit.

According to our sources, T.O. and his legal team fired off a letter on Friday to Wranglers owner Jon Frankel. We're told T.O. wants a public retraction regarding the team's allegations that T.O. missed the event on purpose -- because T.O. claims the team privately acknowledged a team publicist mixed up the dates.

As for the money ... our sources say T.O. claims he is owed $160,000 (or 4 game checks) the team still has not paid him. T.O. also claims the team owes him 50% of merchandise, tickets and concessions from his time with the team.

We're told if the apology and the money don't come by Tuesday, T.O.'s next step will be to sue.

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16.

Shag    

Children, let this big a lesson. When you are a loudmouthed, arrogant, braggart, who makes trouble everywhere you go, you're liable to wind-up like this clown, or Iverson-one the outs of sports you once ruled.

838 days ago
17.

Babydoll0630    

EVERYONE KNOWS he's so desperate..........he had a reality show on VH1 FFS. GO AWAY TO!!!!!!!!!!

838 days ago
18.

Carl    

TO appears to want to end his football career once and for all. Even if he gets the 160...k, this episode is going to cause every team to not want to touch him with a 10 ft. pole. I know it was sort of like that already, but the way he is leaving puts the nail in his coffin.

838 days ago
19.

News Flash     

I'm proud of the Wranglers for making the Children's Hospital a priority, and showing T.O the door. He sucks and his money hungry friends suck too.

838 days ago
20.

niles    

40K per game? Was that team owner out of his mind?

838 days ago
21.

Kevin    

How fitting his last name is OWEns...as in "I be owens ' lots of people money!"

838 days ago
22.

Areader    

This is typical of Terrell Owens, first he blows off a mandatory visit to a children's hospital, get's rightly let go because of it and now he wants an apology and money.

838 days ago
23.

Savvy1    

LOSER, LOSER, LOSER! Go visit ur kids for a change...now that u have all this time on ur hands!! LOSER!

838 days ago
24.

keeshondmama    

Gee TO you seem to know an awful lot about voiding contracts and not honoring committments. How many houses in foreclosure? How many kids not receiving child support from the "dad"? Your a walking douche bag.

838 days ago
25.

Mofo    

Apparently, he's here reading these comments because no one else would be thumbing them down...

You know, I feel, not a single sense of pity or anything for this arrogant turd (nor others of his ilk, like JaDoucheBag Russell). On the other hand, I do feel a lot for Daryl Strawberry. I'm not sure why. I'm not a Mets fan and certainly feel like Strawb brought all his misery all down on himself. Daryl struck me for some odd reason, as a genuinely lost soul that was worth redeeming.

My best guess is that it might be because even as he's drowning in his own arrogance, he continues to pile on and blame everyone but himself.

At least Daryl at one point acknowledged his drugging had the best of him and he didn't have a clue as to how to get out from under it's influence.

837 days ago
26.

larry    

waaa waaaa waaaaa hard to feel sorry for rich people

837 days ago
27.

Margo    

It's sad that Terrell is his own worst enemy.

837 days ago
28.

Commenter of the Year    

He seems like a decent fellow

835 days ago
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