Seth Rogen Blasts NFL Commissioner After Ray Rice Domestic Abuse Video Hits Internet

Ray Rice Horizontal - H 2014
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Ray Rice Horizontal - H 2014

The Baltimore Ravens terminated the running back's contract after video surfaced of him knocking out his wife in an elevator

The Baltimore Ravens have terminated running back Ray Rice's contract after video of him appearing to strike then-fiancee Janay Palmer in an elevator surfaced online Monday.

The NFL also announced it was suspending the player after TMZ Sports posted the shocking video of the incident, which took place in February in the now-closed Revel casino in Atlantic City. Each hit the other before Rice knocked her off her feet, leaving her unconscious. A previous video showed Rice dragging Palmer from the elevator.

The NFL previously suspended Rice for two games in July for domestic violence but said earlier Monday that it had not seen the video until it hit the Internet despite requests to law enforcement. The Ravens also said they had not seen the video until TMZ Sports released it.

After the video hit the Internet, many in Hollywood as well as several sports analysts and on-air personalities hit Twitter to express their thoughts as well as question the NFL over Rice's punishment and its inability to track down the footage itself. Seth Rogen was particularly vocal in his opinion on the matter (he has not yet weighed in on the contract termination).