Lauren Boebert’s ex jumped to his defense Monday, after a video surfaced last week that appeared to show the Colorado representative groping his date and being groped during a musical theater performance of “Beetlejuice “.
Jayson Boebert issued a lengthy apology on Facebook, addressing his ex-wife who was kicked out of the family play, recommended for children 10 and up, which took place on September 10. and said his infidelity during their 20-year marriage “broke her.”
“A lot of it is my fault, because the problem starts at the root. I am the root,” Jayson Boebert wrote in a Facebook post Monday. He did not respond to Insider’s request for comment.
In his message, he claimed his unfaithful behavior had had lasting effects on the politician and asked the public to forgive him, days after the groping videos came to light.
“She deserves a chance to earn your forgiveness and regain your trust,” Jayson Boebert wrote. “I broke her in so many ways, but she will come out stronger like she always does, and so will I.”
Lauren Boebert was kicked out of the room for disruptive behavior, including vaping. Videos surfaced last Friday showing Boebert and his date making out intensely during the performance.
Lauren and Jayson Boebert married in 2005 and she filed for divorce in May of this year after 18 years of marriage. In 2004, Jayson Boebert pleaded guilty to exposing himself to a 17-year-old at a bowling alley.
The former couple shares four sons together.
In response to the incident and the groping videos, Boebert initially claimed she was kicked out for singing, but later apologized once again. Videos of her during the play have surfaced.
“While none of my actions or words as a private citizen that night were intended to be malicious or cause harm, the reality is that they did and I regret that,” Boebert said in a statement emailed to Insider last week, where she said. she didn’t remember vaping. “I just didn’t live up to my values on Sunday.”