ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo had the unenviable task of coming back to a company like ESPN to host a radio show that bears his name and after being arrested for the type of crime he committed.
Russillo was suspended all of last week after being arrested in Jackson Hole, Wyo. for drunkenly wandering into the wrong hotel room and refusing to leave.
On Tuesday, he made his way back to the airwaves and gave a sincere apology to his listeners.
Russillo spent a good amount of time pointing the finger at himself for putting himself in that situation.
“The way I felt that day and every day since has been tough, but the thing about screwing up is it can be hard when it’s just you, but that’s actually what’s made this easy is that it’s only my fault,” Russillo said. “I have no one else to blame, I don’t have anything like people say, ‘Wrong place wrong time’—well I guess you could say that, but that was my fault. You know, ‘my friends or this guy or that guy, wrong group of guys, wasn’t me.’ It’s all on me. There is no one else. I could go through a timeline of events of ‘this happens, this happens maybe this whole thing doesn’t happen,’ but then it’s going to sound like I’m making excuses and that I don’t get it. Trust me, I get it. I understand that this is a big mistake because I’m a public figure, and I have my name on a show, and I work at a place like ESPN.”
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