Libby Offutt is the former girlfriend of retired American football player Randy Moss who represented many teams, including the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ in the ‘National Football League’ (NFL). Libby Offutt is known for her long and tumultuous relationship with Moss. Together, they have five children. Offutt made headlines in 2016 when Moss accused her of spending around $4 million of his money on drugs. He also accused her of abandoning their children and that he had to retire from sports to take care of his children. However, Offutt refuted the accusations and claimed that her former boyfriend falsely accused her to keep her away from her children.
Childhood & Early Life
Libby was born Elizabeth Ann Offutt on November 1, 1975, in the United States of America, to Margarette and Frank Montgomery Offutt. She was brought up along with her sisters, Jennifer and Angela. Offutt went to ‘Saint Albans High School’ in West Virginia and later attended ‘DuPont High School.’ She played several sport and was an excellent swimmer during her high school days.
She started dating Randy Moss while studying at ‘DuPont High School.’ Her relationship with Moss drew criticism from fellow schoolmates who often bullied them with racial comments. Offutt and Moss even received threats for their interracial relationship.
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Relationship with Randy Moss
Libby Offutt became pregnant with Moss’ child while studying at ‘DuPont High School.’ She gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Sydney Nikale Moss, on March 6, 1994. Offutt was in her senior year at the time of her daughter’s birth. The racial taunts, that Offutt and Moss faced, intensified after the birth of their child. When he reacted to one such comment, Moss found himself in the middle of a nasty fight which eventually ruined his chances of playing football for ‘Notre Dame’ as it cost him his scholarship to ‘Notre Dame.’ He even spent three days in jail for getting involved in the fight in 1995.
Offutt and Moss made headlines once again in 1996 when they were arrested for domestic violence. Offutt later claimed that they had a heated argument, which turned into a fight and that Moss threw hot water at her during the quarrel. Despite their tumultuous relationship, Offutt and Moss went on to have four more children, namely Senali, Thaddeus, Montigo, and Sylee. They then went their separate ways and Moss went on to marry a woman named Lydia.
In December 2016, Moss took to his official Twitter page to criticize Libby Offutt. He claimed that Offutt had spent $4 million on drugs, and that she turned down professional help. He also said that she abandoned their children which forced him to give up his football career to raise the children. In January 2017, Offutt denied Moss’ claims. She said that Moss had falsely accused her to keep her away from her children. She even claimed that Moss and Lydia prohibited her from seeing her children.
Family & Personal Life
Libby Offutt’s father, Frank Montgomery Offutt, worked for many organizations, including ‘Monsanto,’ ‘Goodrich-Gulf Rubber plant,’ ‘Kanawha Valley Chemical Industry,’ and ‘MTI Engineering.’ He also served as the Chairman of the ‘Board of Christian Education,’ apart from serving as its deacon. During his free time, he coached the church’s girls’ basketball team along with his wife, Margarette. Offutt’s father suffered from a rare degenerative disorder called ‘pure autonomic failure’ during the last 11 years of his life. He breathed his last on November 28, 2012, after undergoing surgery.
Libby Offutt has struggled with drug-related issues in the past. However, she claims that she has not abused drugs since 2007. When Moss accused her of abusing drugs, Offutt’s mother, Margarette, came forward to support her daughter as she denied Moss’ accusations. Offutt’s children Sydney and Thaddeus went on to become sportspersons. While Sydney became a basketball player, Thaddeus followed in his father’s footsteps to become a football player. He has represented ‘LSU Tigers football program’ (Fighting Tigers), which plays for the ‘Louisiana State University.’