Tiki Barber wants you to know that it's hard to live up to "standards."
Let's just say this: Tiki Barber did not do himself any favors by appearing on Entertainment Tonight with girlfriend Traci Lynn Johnson, the 23-year-old former NBC intern whom he met (but apparently did not touch) on set while his soon-to-be ex-wife was home pregnant with twins. Tiki Barber Leaves Pregnant Wife
Throughout the interview, the couple sips coffee from identical mugs, both wearing the same wild-eyed, smug-faced smile. Why of why are they going on TV? Well, they have something they want the world to know: Tiki Barber is a wife abandoner, not a cheater. MmmK?
"We were only friends when I was still married,' Tiki said, seemingly oblivious to the fact that he is still legally married to Ginny, who in May gave birth to twin girls.
"I was separated, out of my house so it wasn't until then that we took things to the next level," added the now father of four, who seems to think that this nuance makes all the difference.
And even if it did matter, stop judging me he seems to say: "I'm just a normal guy who had a job that people cared about, and maybe there is a standard to live up to that but it's a hard one, for anyone." 7 Most Repulsive Celebrity Douchebags Right Now
After all, "...plenty of people who are separated have boyfriends and girlfriends," chimes in Traci, whom we have to admit looks a bit ripe for 23.