Bar employee describes how Roethlisberger’s presence caused a stir

Ben Roethlisberger’s legal trouble has captured much of the sports world’s attention the past week. There still isn’t much information about what happened leading up to a woman accusing Roethlisberger of assault, so media outlets are scrambling to find anyone who can shed more light on the situation.

Enter Kaylie Reeves, a server at a Milledgeville, GA, bar where Roethlisberger stopped before going to the establishment where the alleged assault took place. Reeves joined Joe Bendel on 970 The Fox in Pittsburgh to talk about what it’s been like in Milledgeville since then, and what she saw that night.

To listen to Kaylie Reeves talk about the Ben Roethlisberger incident, go to Sports Radio Interviews.

Ben Roethlisberger was recently accused of assaulting a woman in Milledgeville, GA.
Ben Roethlisberger was recently accused of assaulting a woman in Milledgeville, GA.

What has been going on in Milledgeville since last Thursday?

Reeves:There have been news cameras all over the place. That’s been interesting for our very small town, but other than that, not much has changed.

Did Reeves notice anything about Ben Roethlisberger’s behavior during the time she saw him in her establishment?

Reeves: Well, he came in between 10:30 and 11:00. It was the early hours, when there were, maybe, ten patrons in the bar at that time. He walked in with seven other guys. They all got drinks. They sat at a table and watched the basketball game. They were here for maybe 15 to 20 minutes, finished their drinks, then they were on their way – before anyone had become aware that he was in town.

Then, once people became aware — there are large windows in front of our establishment — you could see the people rushing to the bar that he was at.

Did she notice whether or not Roethlisberger was traveling with fellow Steelers players?

Reeves: They were all really large guys. You could tell they were probably athletes. People recognized who he was in the bar, then somebody said one of his linebackers was with him, but I don’t know anything about professional football players except they’re very large.

Is the town shaken up over this? Will the community struggle to rebound from the alleged incident?

Reeves: A lot of people thought it was actually comical, laughing about how Milledgeville has become this big deal just because of this one little incident.

I don’t think people are upset. We have been busier in our restaurant than we were previously, before the incident. So that’s helped our business. That’s been a plus side of it.

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Ben Roethlisberger’s legal trouble has captured much of the sports world’s attention the past week. There still isn’t much information about what happened leading up to a woman accusing Roethlisberger of assault, so media outlets are scrambling to find anyone who can shed more light on the situation.

Enter Kaylie Reeves, a server at a Milledgeville, GA, bar where Roethlisberger stopped before going to the establishment where the alleged assault took place. Reeves joined Joe Bendel on 970 The Fox in Pittsburgh to talk about what it’s been like in Milledgeville since then, and what she saw that night.

To listen to Kaylie Reeves talk about the Ben Roethlisberger incident, go to Sports Radio Interviews.

Ben Roethlisberger was recently accused of assaulting a woman in Milledgeville, GA.
Ben Roethlisberger was recently accused of assaulting a woman in Milledgeville, GA.

What has been going on in Milledgeville since last Thursday?

Reeves:There have been news cameras all over the place. That’s been interesting for our very small town, but other than that, not much has changed.

Did Reeves notice anything about Ben Roethlisberger’s behavior during the time she saw him in her establishment?

Reeves: Well, he came in between 10:30 and 11:00. It was the early hours, when there were, maybe, ten patrons in the bar at that time. He walked in with seven other guys. They all got drinks. They sat at a table and watched the basketball game. They were here for maybe 15 to 20 minutes, finished their drinks, then they were on their way – before anyone had become aware that he was in town.

Then, once people became aware — there are large windows in front of our establishment — you could see the people rushing to the bar that he was at.

Did she notice whether or not Roethlisberger was traveling with fellow Steelers players?

Reeves: They were all really large guys. You could tell they were probably athletes. People recognized who he was in the bar, then somebody said one of his linebackers was with him, but I don’t know anything about professional football players except they’re very large.

Is the town shaken up over this? Will the community struggle to rebound from the alleged incident?

Reeves: A lot of people thought it was actually comical, laughing about how Milledgeville has become this big deal just because of this one little incident.

I don’t think people are upset. We have been busier in our restaurant than we were previously, before the incident. So that’s helped our business. That’s been a plus side of it.

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