“I will Kill You, Except You Kill Me First”


By means of Alberto Amalfi | @Tennis_Now | Sunday, January 7, 2024
Naomi Osaka introduced her comeback in Brisbane final week. 

Mari Osaka, Naomi Osaka’s older sister, dropped a big bombshell on Instagram charging their father Leonard François with committing home abuse in opposition to her and her mom, Tamaki Osaka.

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In a surprising put up to an Instagram account indexed to her title, Mari Osaka, alleges her father dedicated home abuse, warns him “I will be able to kill you until you kill me first” and calls herself “the daughter to the satan. God assist me when he comes once more.”

It is a scathing indictment of the daddy Mari Osaka manufacturers an abuser and says has “failed in each and every means possible.”

The put up to Mari Osaka’s account and her social media channels have since been deleted.

This display screen shot is a seize of the Instagram put up indexed to Mari Osaka’s account.

Mari Osaka’s put up features a photograph of her father and tags ioaproductions, which is an Instagram account indexed as a non-profit group underneath her father’s title.

“You have got abused me since I used to be younger and also you proceed to bother my mom,” the put up to Mari Osaka’s now deleted Instagram account reads. “You still emotionally abuse her and trespass into our house if in case you have your individual.

“I am making this public wisdom as a result of you’re a coward who hides in the back of his bodily skill to overcome me down and our refusal to name the law enforcement officials on you.That is it. I am in point of fact carried out with you and the following time I see your face, I am calling the police. Imagine this a risk.

“I will be able to struggle again and I will be able to struggle for either one of us. I will be able to kill you until you kill me first via bringing a gun just like the coward you’re.

“So let’s examine what form of guy you in point of fact are although I have already recognized since start I am the daughter to the satan.

“God assist me when he comes once more.”

Leonard François is the daddy and authentic trainer of each Mari Osaka and Naomi Osaka, who has no longer but publicly commented at the abuse allegations cited within the Instagram put up. He has returned to function Naomi Osaka’s period in-between trainer a few occasions in previous years.

Leonard François is Haitian and his spouse, Tamaki Osaka, is Eastern. Their daughters, Mari Osaka and Naomi Osaka, have been to start with introduced up in Queens and Lengthy Island, New York sooner than the circle of relatives moved to Florida the place the sisters each skilled broadly for his or her tennis careers.  

4-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka brazenly mentioned her psychological well being problems and combat with melancholy, sooner or later taking a 15-month sabbatical from the game for each psychological well being and to offer start to daughter Shai final July.

Naomi Osaka, who has reunited along with her former trainer Wim Fissette, made her comeback in Brisbane final week.

In her first event since giving start to child Shai, the two-time Australian Open champion received her opener over Tamara Korpatsch 6-3, 7-6(9).

In a conflict of former global No. 1 gamers, Karolina Pliskova pumped 16 aces rallying previous Naomi Osaka 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-4 into the Brisbane spherical of 16.

In 2019, Naomi Osaka received back-to-back titles in her native land of Osaka and Beijing with Leonard François training her.

In spite of their good fortune, Osaka stated then her father is probably not her full-time trainer. As a result of dad will get too tight gazing her play.

“He is all the time there, you already know. However I don’t believe he can care for it,” Osaka stated of her father. “Like, no longer even simply announcing this, however he does not like gazing my suits. I believe it stresses him out as a result of he, like, twitches each and every time I hit a ball.

“He stated he will take the [coaching] position very critically, however I don’t believe it is a long-term factor.”

Picture credit score: Rob Keating/Wikimedia Commons 



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