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Adrian Peterson

Man Who Raised AP's Son:

"So Tired of This 'Poor Adrian' Sh*t"

10/15/2013 10:08 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The man who raised Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son says he's sick and tired of people feeling sorry for the NFL star, claiming AP didn't care about the boy because he never got the chance to meet him. 

We broke the story, AP only learned he was the biological dad a few months ago. Before the revelation, the child's mother was under the impression that the father was a man named Bobby Ruffin.

After the child passed away on Friday, Bobby went to his Facebook page and unloaded ... writing, "So tired of this poor Adrian Peterson sh*t. Let me blow all your minds. The boy who died was my son."

"Yes A.P. he was the biological father but I raised him and he carried my name. Tyrese Robert Ruffin. I don’t blame AP for not really caring cuz him and I both found out recently who the biological father was."

“AP met my son for the first time yest when my son was already in coma. I was here today when we pulled the plug, not him. He was happily practicing and has no problem playing on Sunday."

"So yea this isn’t all out yet but I’m sick of the poor AP sh*t. He didn’t know or even meet my son. Sorry for the outburst but put yourself in my place.”

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91.

Pink elephant     

From reading some of the posts I think people are getting confused, Bobby, the guy complaining, didn't murder the child...Joseph Patterson did.

312 days ago
92.

Sunshine    

Mr. Ruffin, where were you when your "child" was getting beat?

312 days ago
93.

RealAsTheyCome!    

OMG PEOPLE, are you really that dumb? This guy is not the one who merdered the child, it was an asian guy!!!!! Smh

312 days ago
94.

Fel    

I've followed this & while I do feel bad for Mr Ruffin, the reason the paternity test ever was done was that the mom wanted him to pay child support & he didn't until after a test was done After it proved he wasn't the father, he walked away & did nothing. He may say he was a father, but a father would help financially regardless. AP was no better once paternity was established for him because he also did nothing. J/s

312 days ago
95.

SXQN    

All the adults here are sick as hell. A child had his life brutally taken, and the people who should be the most outraged are trying to place blame for who getting the most publicity about how they grieve, and why. All seem to lost focus. The media gonna do what they do to attract followers. That's their job. WHAT ABOUT THE BABY?

312 days ago
96.

Carl    

He has a point, but on the other hand no one outside of the community where it happened would have heard of the story if not for the connection to Peterson.

312 days ago
97.

younglady    

I can empathize with this man. People forget that A.P. hadn't even met this poor child. Just because someone fathered/mothered a child, it doesn't make them a parent.

312 days ago
98.

Nonsense    

So let me get this straight. Peterson is the biological father, Ruffin raised him and the mother had a boyfriend that beat the child to death. Is that correct? WTF?

312 days ago
99.

Scary    

Well, that's gross. Did anyone involved really care about the poor kid? This guy should be taking it up with the baby momma and no one else. And the baby just died, but this guy is obviously thinking about himself. He's hurt because people aren't making enough of a fuss over him being the dad that raised the kid? How about the kid who won't ever get to grow up? How about the kid that was abused by the baby momma's bf? How about the kid who didn't even know his birth father?

312 days ago
100.

Nirad    

Oh, ok, that makes it ok to kill him then? NOT!

312 days ago
101.

Scary    

If I'm not mistaken, Peterson didn't even know the kid existed until recently. And once he did find out and established paternity, he did try to help out. It's not Peterson's fault if someone else was raising the kid. This guy should be mad at the baby momma, if anything. She played him.

312 days ago
102.

Nirad    

Who cares what you think? You're a coward and a loser.. Beating a 2 year old, do you feel like a man now? They're gonna love you in Prison, Bitch.

312 days ago
103.

Coco    

Ruffin is a selfish Peice of Sh**! For him to hurt this baby and cause death he has some nerve to post anything! His opinion does not matter and anyone is feels for him is an idiot! I hope he gets eaten alive in Prison! Filthy Animal!

312 days ago
104.

Truth    

THE MOTHER'S NAME IS ANN 'ASHLEY' DOOHEN. HER FB PAGE, SEARCH UNDER SAME NAME. PICS OF HER AND THE 2 YR OLD, TY ROBERT RUFFIN. TYPE THE FOLLOWING: facebook.com/ann.a.doohen/photos. YOU SEE THE MOM AND PICS OF THE KID. GOTTA ADMIT THE MOM LOOKS KINDA HOT IN A BIKINI... BUT WE ALL KNOW SHE'S A SLUT IN REAL LIFE. #TRUTH!!

312 days ago
105.

Fel    

I just want to say for everyone out there that aren't clear in this matter, Mr Ruffin is not the child abuser/killer. It is a Mr Joey Patterson.

312 days ago
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