Transcript for Caught on Tape: NFL Cheerleader Allegedly Drunk and Abusive
An iraq war veteran who turned into an nfl cheerleader and attracted a lot of fans for her dedication to team and country. But now, megan welter is in the center of a domestic violence case. All of it caught on tape. She originally claimed to be the victim. Now, she's the one facing charges. Aditi roy is here to sort out all of the details. It's a difficult video to watch. Police say when they got to the couple's home, the arizona cheerleader was so drunk, she couldn't tell them what happened. But they saw what happened on video. I'm videotaping this. Reporter: This cell phone video, allegedly shows arizona cardinal cheerleader megan welter. Really? Really? Reporter: Angry questioning her boyfriend about text messages from a female friend. Stop. Leave me alone. Reporter: Scottsdale police say both parties admit to drinking heavily on the night of the argument. Stop, megan. Reporter: This morning, it has landed welter different headlines than the one she was making earlier this morning, after this interview with knxv about her service in the iraq war. Our country has given us so many freedoms. And to be a part of fighting for that, it means a lot. Reporter: The cardinals were so proud of her army days, they feature the reservist in a video. After welter herself placed this 911 call. Accusing her unidentified boyfriend after of attacking her. He smashed my head into tile. Reporter: Video shot by officers as they arrive on scene, shows her pleading for protection. But one officer got the other side of the story, it was welter who spent the night in jail. I was asking her to stop. She was scratching me. She was punching me in my face. I have everything on tape. Reporter: This morning, welter is tackling misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges. I will not. Reporter: Her first court appearance is in two weeks. Abc news spoke with welter's boyfriend who asked for understanding, saying, quote, i hope this doesn't take away from the good things she's done for the nfl and her country. The cardinals did not respond to our request for a comment. Sad story. Unfortunate. Interesting attitude from the boyfriend. Yeah. Thank you. Let's go to ron claiborne for the other stories developing
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