Sean O’Malley has sparked outrage after he claimed that he can cheat on his wife because he “pays for all the pieces”.
The UFC champion, 28, spoke candidly about his open relationship with his companion – Danya Gonzalez – throughout a current look on Bradley Martyn’s Raw Talk podcast. After O’Malley claimed that his wife couldn’t be with one other man, he alleged that since he financially helps her, he can nonetheless hunt down different ladies.
“I’m a king, I pay for all the pieces,” he stated. “I deal with Danya like a queen. If I get somewhat p*** on the facet, what does that need to do with something? I’ve testosterone operating by my veins – it’s that f***ing easy.”
O’Malley went on to say that if it wasn’t for all of the success he’s had in his profession thus far, he’d most likely have a distinct take on whether or not he must be courting different ladies whereas with his wife.
“If I wasn’t paying for all the pieces, if I wasn’t, you realize, profitable in any type of approach, and I used to be similar to possibly a mean Joe, I most likely wouldn’t,” he stated. “It most likely wouldn’t be honest. However I’m f***ing King Kong child.”
O’Malley – who lately knocked out Aljamain Sterling and gained the bantamweight title at UFC 292 – additionally made a reference to Andrew Tate, who’s been open about his personal ideas on ladies and monogamy.
“Andrew Tate explains it nicely. It’s standing. You recognize I acquired standing, so I can,” O’Malley stated, seemingly referring to an interview by which Tate claimed that males need ladies to present them standing.
He additionally claimed that whereas Gonzalez is “by no means positive with” the phrases of their open relationship, she’s “gone by phases” the place she has authorized of it. He alleged that, after they welcomed their child collectively in 2020, his companion’s “hormones” modified over time – hinting that it had an affect on how she feels about him seeing different ladies.
The MMA star’s feedback have rapidly sparked outrage, with a number of individuals within the feedback of the YouTube podcast criticising O’Malley for dishonest whereas his wife doesn’t do the identical.
“Sean joked about manipulating your lady into being cool with it… however he’s most likely not truly joking lol,” one wrote.
“Sean is an absolute clown for that. He even hinted that his wife isn’t 100 per cent OK with it. Most likely gaslit her into permitting it. Madness bro, insane,” one other added.
“Nah I’m an O’Malley fan however this ain’t it bro. That’s some boy behaviour to not be capable of management your sexual urges and never be capable of stay trustworthy,” a 3rd wrote. “After hooking up with chicks for some time, at a sure level you simply need that connection, mutual understanding and companionship. I feel Sean is improper right here tbh.”
Different individuals took to X – previously often known as Twitter – the place they claimed that O’Malley was being thoughtless of his wife, after saying that he can cheat because he pays for all the pieces.
“Listening to all that Sean O’Malley ‘open relationship’ interview and it simply feels so unhappy. It’s most likely much more bluster than it’s actuality, however he talks like he’s a number of unhealthy months away from being actually abusive,” one claimed. “I 100 per cent consider that individuals who justify their behaviour solely by your revenue and standing, is not going to cease that behaviour with out the revenue or the standing. They’ll simply discover new justifications.”
“I’m a giant fan of Sean O’Malley as a fighter, the game is much more thrilling with him as champion. However that’s the place my respect ends,” one other agreed.
In his look on the Uncooked Discuss podcast, O’Malley additionally claimed that whereas he’s a “loopy mom f***er,” he’s nonetheless put himself “on a leash” so as to “dwell a really disciplined way of life”.
“I may, for certain, exit, do some f***ing bumps, and go off the rails simply. If I didn’t have self-discipline… oh dude, I’d be loopy. I’d be Conor [McGregor] for certain,” he stated. “I’d be hitting booger sugar on my yacht and blow all my cash. However I dwell a really disciplined life, and if I wish to get somewhat little bit of p***y generally, what the f***… It makes me a greater man.”
Throughout a earlier look on the Full Sendpodcast in 2022, O’Malley additionally mentioned what being in an open relationship meant to him. “I like to consider ours as simply an open-minded relationship the place we don’t personal one another,” he stated. “I don’t personal her, and he or she doesn’t personal me.”
He added that when he began courting his now-wife, he informed her that she didn’t wish to be in a monogamous relationship. “Once I met Danya, I informed her, ‘I don’t know why anybody would f*** the identical chick for the remainder of their life, I can’t do this,’” he stated. “So she knew she didn’t fall in love with a pretend me.”
The Impartial has contacted O’Malley for remark.