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Aaron Hernandez

Dropped By Puma

6/27/2013 11:56 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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And boom goes the dynamite ... NFL star Aaron Hernandez' biggest sponsor PUMA has just dropped him like a hot potato.

A rep for PUMA tells TMZ, "PUMA has ended the relationship with athlete Aaron Hernandez in light of the current situation."

Hernandez signed the 2-year endorsement deal with PUMA in April 2013 as the face of its "training category." It's unclear how much the deal was worth ... but safe to say, a lot.

As we reported, Hernandez is currently in custody awaiting his murder trial. Hernandez was charged with 1st degree murder and 5 other gun-related charges in connection with the death of a 27-year-old former semi-pro football player named Odin Lloyd.

Hernandez is being held without bail.

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ltwbat@comcast.net    

What a Loser...he should have gone to anger management...It's all gone now...

480 days ago
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Rich    

What a great athlete with a smile that could light up a room. Such a shame and waste of what could have been an outstanding life and legacy.

476 days ago
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