“We were just burning,” My body was just stinging. It was like a really, really severe kind of stinging. I could hardly think straight.”
“They were stuck together like two hot dogs … so I poured a little hot water on them and help them out,” They’ll be alright. It was just a little hot water.”
Blackwell claimed the two men were having sex when he poured water on them. Vickie Gray, a friend of Tolbert’s, said that’s not true; they were asleep after a long day of work — not that the alleged attack would have been justified in any case, she noted.
Though the incident happened more than a month ago, the couple only decided to go public with their story this week, after Gooden was released from the hospital.