It turns out that Kevin Durant isn’t the only person who uses an anonymous Twitter account to clap back at online critics. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s wife, Jane Skinner Goodell, also favored using an anonymous twitter account to fire back at haters of her husband.
Some astute online detectives uncovered the Twitter handle @forargument, an egg account using the name “Jones Smith”, that the first lady of the NFL used to defend Rog against media attacks, and mouthy trolls.
Several of her greatest hits included responding to a critical article about the recent anthem protest controversy on October 1, to which @forargument replied:
She also chimed in on a snarky tweet that showed Goodell posing for a pic with Patriots fans at the New England home opener. She was not amused:
She went out of her way to reply to historian Michael Beschloss for a tweet that mentioned Goodell’s grandfather, a former senator from New York.
The account was ultimately uncovered because Mrs. Goodell followed several of her high school aged daughters’ friends, and several of Roger’s family members. Now that it’s been discovered, it’s been deactivated, but if you see a Goodell defending troll in the mentions of your favorite journalist, it might just be Mrs. Goodell. Maybe Roger has one too.