As news of the FBI’s findings spread, some like Schilling were quick to suggest that Wallace fabricated his account, similar to how Smollett allegedly acted. “it was all a lie,” the former MLB player stated.
He has since deactivated his Twitter account.
Wallace hasn’t addressed Schilling’s comments specifically but he said in an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon that he is “pissed” the FBI’s conclusion has drawn his integrity into question. He said, “I’m mad because people are trying to test my character, and the person that I am, and my integrity. And they’re not stealing that away from me, but they’re just trying to test that.”
Furthermore, the star claimed that it was NASCAR president Steve Phelps who told him the about the noose with “tears rolling down his face.”