ChiefsAholic was as soon as a celebrated persona for the Kansas City Chiefs. The superfan whose actual title is Xaviar Babudar, has taken an surprising flip from being an web sensation to an notorious persona, in a matter of only one yr. Which makes everybody marvel who the man behind the iconic gray wolf costume is.
The Chiefs superfan ChiefsAholic who as soon as used to shine vibrant on the Chiefs sidelines discovered himself in the highlight for all the incorrect causes again in December 2022, when he was charged with robbing a financial institution in Bixby, Oklahoma. He was accused of robbing the Tulsa Teachers Credit Union of $150,000 utilizing a black pistol.
However, he was later launched after being pleaded ‘not responsible’ to the prices. But what made issues attention-grabbing was when he went on a run in March after eradicating his ankle monitor.
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FBI arrested Babudar 4 months later in California after which he was accused of being concerned in 19 other cases of “armed robberies, financial institution theft, cash laundering, and transporting stolen property throughout state strains.”
ChiefsAholic is at the moment awaiting trial at Leavenworth Federal Prison in Kansas. The notorious superfan is scheduled for a trial in April. Over time, Xavier Babudar has declined a number of interview requests. He expressed remorse for the unfavourable consideration introduced upon his household. He mentioned,
“I’ve a ton of tension about how that is affecting my mom and brother, as a result of I do know that is extraordinarily onerous on them. There just isn’t a day that passes the place I’m not fascinated by them. For a very long time I used to be the sole supplier for them. And now I can’t fulfill my obligations.”
Babudar acknowledged the function of his ChiefsAholic persona in offering him with an identification and recognition however highlighted the pressures it introduced, particularly on social media. At the second future appears to be like bleak for ChiefsAholic.
ChiefAholic Gets His Own ESPN Documentary
ESPN is ready to unveil a 40-minute documentary on the life and alleged crimes of Xaviar Babudar, aka ‘ChiefsAholic’. The documentary is titled ‘Where Wolf: The Search for ChiefsAholic’ and launched Monday on ESPN+.
ChiefsAholic gained consideration for his vocal assist of the Kansas City Chiefs whereas donning the well-known wolf costume. However, his life took a flip for the worse and is now marked by allegations of financial institution robberies and cash laundering. The documentary guarantees insights into the seek for ChiefsAholic and the occasions main as much as his arrest in Sacramento, California, in July.
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Babudar is thought for his love of playing. He reportedly spent over $1 million in on line casino chips, acquired via financial institution robberies in a number of states. One of Babudar’s betting actions included a $10,000 wager on the Chiefs successful Super Bowl LVII and Patrick Mahomes securing MVP thus incomes him $100,000.
As the documentary unfolds, key interviews with Babudar and his legal professional, Matthew Merryman, promise to make clear the complicated net of allegations. Interactions with Chiefs followers at video games and potential insights from the Chiefs PR group underscore the cultural impression of ChiefsAholic. The ESPN documentary seeks to discover the highs and lows of a fan-turned-alleged prison from his viewpoint.