NFL star Ray Rice has been released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after the release of disturbing surveillance footage from an Atlantic City hotel elevator that shows Rice punching his then-fiance Janay Palmer in the face.

Janay Rice, who is now Rice's wife, has responded, lashing out at the media on Instagram.

"I woke up this morning feeling like I had a horrible nightmare, feeling like I'm mourning the death of my closest friend. But to have to accept the fact that it's reality is a nightmare in itself. No one knows the pain that the media & unwanted [opinions] from the public has caused my family. To make us relive a moment in our lives that we regret every day is a horrible thing. To take something away from the man I love that he has worked his ass of for all his life just to gain ratings is horrific. THIS IS OUR LIFE! What don't you all get. If your intentions were to hurt us, embarrass us, make us feel alone, take all happiness away, you've succeeded on so many levels. Just know we will continue to grow & show the world what real love is! Ravensnation we love you!"

Earlier on America's Newsroom, Jonathan Hunt reported the latest on the outcry against the NFL.

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