Simone Biles, Already Struggling With Jonathan Owens’ Absence Shares Another Saddening Update About Her Fur Baby: “The Remainder of His Life”

Published 08/10/2023, 6:31 AM EDT

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At the 2023 Core Hydration Classic, Simone Biles graced the gymnastics stage after making a staunch comeback from a 2-year-hiatus. Cheers erupted in the NOW arena when the gymnast entered the field and performed her magic on the beam. Though the arena of Hoffman Estates was filled with fans and spectators, Biles’s biggest cheerer, Jonathan Owens, could not mark his presence in the wake of work commitments.

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Owens has made significant progress in his career as an NFL player after inking the deal with the Green Bay Packers. Currently residing in Wisconsin, the NFL safety is hustling for the forthcoming NL season in Lambeau field. Meanwhile, Biles is residing in Houston with her beloved bulldogs. However, one of her fur babies underwent a medical consultation, following which the gymnast shared a saddening update.

Simone Biles shares a saddening update

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Simone Biles found some solace in Lilo and Rambo, her beloved French bulldogs while living in Houston away from Owens. However, the gymnast took to Instagram to share a heartrending moment. She posted an endearing Instagram story featuring her dog Lilo in a black and white camouflage diaper.

Alongside the snapshot, she wrote, “Legit will have a diaper on the remainder of his life.” The caption conveyed the depth of her worry and the ache that came with her fur baby’s struggles.

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Biles once recounted a peculiar detail about Lilo, revealing how the pup had an unusual penchant for dried-up worms. She shared, “Does anyone else’s dog eat the dried-up worms? They’re literally her favorite & she won’t stop eating them.”

While Simone Biles grappled with her beloved fur baby’s challenges on the IG story, Jonathan Owens remained steadfastly dedicated to his career with the Green Bay Packers, while Biles laid out the bittersweet truth of their lives.

Torn Away and Miles Apart, Simone Biles Sends a 2-Word Message to NFL-Husband Jonathan Owens

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“Cut or fined”: Simone Biles gets real about Jonathan Owens’s NFL strides

Owens showed tenacity throughout his journey from the Arizona Cardinals to the Houston Texans to the Packers. Now, the spotlight is on Owens as the NFL season draws near and he competes for a crucial safety position with the Green Bay Packers. His position is the subject of intense speculation in the sporting world, pitting him against seasoned players like Darnell Savage.

However, his wife has his back. Biles has been proudly acknowledging Owens’ dedication, sharing the constraints of why the Green Bay Packers Defensive line was unable to attend the Core Hydration Classics.  She stated, “If he misses training he’ll either be cut or fined. NFL fines the boys for everything.

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Despite the physical distance, Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens stand as an undivided front. In Owens’s absence, Simone Biles’s life has been filled with a lot of affection from their beloved family members, Lilo and Rambo. Their antics and charm have resonated with many, a reflection of the universal joy that pets bring.

Watch this story: Days Before Her Grand Return Simone Biles Behind-the-Scenes Video Showcases a Powerful Fall

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Christaline Meyers

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Christaline Meyers is a pro-writer for Essentially Sports. Having contributed to movies and web series, Christaline delved into sports journalism and like the puck on the ice, has been a force to be reckoned with in the US sports arena. Her experience in writing about the latest WSL event, the recent track and field record, and creative gymnastics routines, found her digging deeper into the minds of legends like Kelly Slater, Usain Bolt, and Simone Biles.
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