Mozzarella cheese may not be the only white granular substance Odell Beckham Jr. likes to top his pizza with. On Friday, the New York Giants’ All-Pro wide receiver was captured in a video that went viral for the wrong reasons.
In the video, which was posted by an Instagram model, Beckham is holding what appears to be a blunt his left hand, while conducting a conversation over a box of pizza when the camera pans to the right. Another woman is then seen in frame sitting in front of a white substance while holding a credit card before the camera quickly pans back to Beckham.
Beckham is no stranger to drama. Beckham, 25, drew a celebration flag for pretending to pee on an end-zone pylon like a dog after scoring a touchdown in Week 3 against Washington, lost control of his temper attacking then-Panthers cornerback Josh Norman during a tight contest against Carolina during his second season and once lost a fight to a kicking net. His erratic on-field behavior has been a nuisance and immature actions off it have drawn the ire of the front-office brass.
After Pat Shurmur was hired as the Giants next head coach, owner John Mara said that Beckham needed to speak with the new coach to figure out “how to act going forward.” However, suspicions of cocaine use will only hinder his negotiations to be the highest-paid receiver in the NFL, after catching only 25 balls in four games last season.