Deanna Favre Talks About Brett's Sex Scandal (VIDEO)
Deanna Favre acknowledges personal struggle.
NFL legend Brett Favre is in the midst of the biggest personal scandal since the start of his career. Brett's wife Deanna Favre addressed the scandal in an interview Thursday morning -- here's how she's dealing.
A former female Jets employee has sold explicit photos and messages she claims were from Favre, and the story has rocked Favre's reputation off the field.
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Deanna Favre has co-authored a book called "Cure for the Chronic Life" with a famous pastor about how individuals can overcome ruts in their lives by losing their self-pity and focusing to help others. Deanna Favre beat breast cancer in 2004 and has grown into a well known activist to advance medicines and provide funds to underprivileged patients to fight the disease. Deanna Favre said on "GMA" that she's known many internal struggles, and that's why she felt she possessed the license to write the book.
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Deanna had agreed to a "Good Morning America" interview about her new book before husband Brett's sexting scandal broke loose; but in a twist, she made another surprising commitment for the interview. "GMA" host Robin Roberts sat down with Deanna Favre and said, "You also have agreed to address these current allegations against your husband Brett."
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Deanna Favre looked stone-faced as she made no attempt to deny her husband's extramarital activity. She went on to respond how she's dealing with Brett's mess: "I'm a woman of faith," Deanna Favre said. "Faith has gotten me through many difficult struggles. It will get me through this one." She went on to quote a Bible passage that she says is on her fridge, in which God promises to make a person victorious over their personal struggles.
It's an inspiring response to the sex scandal that's shaking the Favres' life. Click the blue links for more background.