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Fiancee says Aaron Hernandez denied rumors he was gay

Associated Press logo Associated Press 5/16/2017
This image released by CBS Television Distribution shows Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez during an interview on the "Dr. Phil" show. The two-part interview is scheduled to air on Monday and Tuesday. (CBS Television Distribution via AP) © The Associated Press This image released by CBS Television Distribution shows Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez during an interview on the "Dr. Phil" show. The two-part interview is scheduled to air on Monday and Tuesday. (CBS Television Distribution via AP)

BOSTON (AP) — The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez says he told her rumors that he was gay or bisexual were not true.

FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, testifies in Suffolk Superior Court during his trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell on April 19, days after he was acquitted of the double murder. He was still serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, testifies in Suffolk Superior Court during his trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell on April 19, days after he was acquitted of the double murder. He was still serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)

The second part of a two-part interview with Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez aired Tuesday on the "Dr. Phil" show.

FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, seated at right, walks to the witness stand to testify in Suffolk Superior Court during his trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell on April 19, days after he was acquitted of the double murder. He was still serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, seated at right, walks to the witness stand to testify in Suffolk Superior Court during his trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell on April 19, days after he was acquitted of the double murder. He was still serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)

Jenkins-Hernandez told host Dr. Phillip McGraw that Hernandez was "very much a man" to her and called the rumors "embarrassing" and "hurtful."

FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, testifies in Suffolk Superior Court during his trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell on April 19, days after he was acquitted of the double murder. He was still serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, testifies in Suffolk Superior Court during his trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston. Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell on April 19, days after he was acquitted of the double murder. He was still serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)

She says she doesn't believe Hernandez and fellow prisoner Kyle Kennedy were lovers or even close friends. She says Hernandez didn't talk about him.

FILE - In this, March 30, 2015, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, uses her hands to illustrate the size of a small box as she testifies in court during Hernandez's murder trial in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez was convicted of the 2013 killing Odin Lloyd, and was found hanged in his prison cell early Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Ted Fitzgerald/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this, March 30, 2015, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, uses her hands to illustrate the size of a small box as she testifies in court during Hernandez's murder trial in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez was convicted of the 2013 killing Odin Lloyd, and was found hanged in his prison cell early Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Ted Fitzgerald/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool, File)

Jenkins-Hernandez said Monday she doesn't think the former New England Patriots tight end killed himself last month, as authorities have said.

FILE - In this, April 14, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, center, the fiancee of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, is comforted as she reacts to Hernandez's double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court Friday in Boston. Hernandez was found hanged in his prison cell on April 19, days while serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this, April 14, 2017, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, center, the fiancee of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, is comforted as she reacts to Hernandez's double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court Friday in Boston. Hernandez was found hanged in his prison cell on April 19, days while serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

She says there was a suicide note for her and one for their daughter but there was no note addressed to Kennedy.

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