Who is Amber Wright? Single mom hits back after being trolled for hugging teen son ‘inappropriately’ on winning football game

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: Amber Wright, a single mother from Utah, is confronting online trolls who have accused her of sexually abusing her teenage son.

The controversy emerged when a video showed her embracing her son in a celebratory hug after his football game, with her legs wrapped around him.

Wright shared the video on her personal Instagram page after a friend captured the moment. However, she swiftly faced criticism from users who questioned the nature of her relationship with her son.

Netizens express discomfort over mother-son relationship

The video clip, which has now garnered over 9 million views, captures the moment when Wright is in the arms of her 16-year-old son Brixton, following his team’s victory in a home game.


Many users online were uncomfortable with what they had witnessed.

“I wonder how many of his friends are allowed to stay over. My son wouldn’t be allowed for sleepovers at their house,” one person commented under the post.

“I don’t think anyone has an issue with your son picking you up, just the (fact) that it appears you’re straddling your son. You’re also dressed pretty sexy for a high school football game,” another wrote.

“Ewww, What, I thought this was his girlfriend‼️” exclaimed another.

Amber Wright hits back at trolls

“One of my best friends recorded the moment where Brix picked me up and I thought it was so cute,” Wright told Today.

“I was so proud. I was a proud mom hugging her kid,” she explained.

“I never expected it to turn into something where people are like, ‘You’re sexually abusing him! You’re grooming him! I’m calling child protective services,”‘ she said.

Amber Wright’s son Brixton slams accusations

Her son, Brixton, decided to tackle the accusations, saying, “How abt you leave my mom alone. She’s never abused me done anything sexual with me or my friends or groomed me.”


He added, “She’s my mom she is my hero the vid of us hugging was a HUG. Go bother someone else and maybe hug your own kids. You all need Jesus damn,” as per Today.

Amber Wright’s husband committed suicide in 2021

Brixton also mentioned that it was the first time his mom saw him wearing a shirt with numbers on it, which was a special way to honor his father, who sadly took his own life in 2021.

“My mom is my hero. I was just giving her a hug after the game and I did pick her up she did not jump on me. My moms been the only person there for me my whole life,” Brixton wrote.

“I grew up with an alcoholic dad who would just come and go when he wanted he was great when he was sober but he wasn’t he was just so dark and different. He Never really showed up to any of my games or anything like that my moms been to every single some since l’ve played.”


“My dad ended up committing suicide last year and this year I changed my number to 44 bc it was his death date (4/4/21). It was her first time seeing me wear it in person so obviously she was very emotional and so was I. All it was was a big hug from me to her.”

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