WNBA's Brittney Griner says she was 'pressured' into marrying Glory Johnson: It was a 'huge mistake'

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Brittney Griner Fights Back Tears in Emotional Interview, Says Marrying Glory Johnson Was a

WNBA star Brittney Griner is clearly still emotional about her embattled one-month marriage to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson. Just 28 days after their wedding, Brittney filed an annulment from Glory -- just one day after Glory announced she was pregnant.

"Prior to us getting married, I knew I shouldn't have went through with it," Brittney, 24, now tells ESPN in a candid new interview about their rocky relationship. "Sometimes you feel pressured into things and I went along with it. I just knew it was a mistake."

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She also calls the couple's April arrest in Goodyear, Arizona, "mutual combat." According to People, Brittney had injuries to her wrist and fingers from the incident -- including what she described as a "tooth mark" on her hand -- and Glory, 24, suffered lacerations to her right lip.

"It was mutual -- they called it mutual combat, that's what it is," Brittney comments.

Her advice to others in a similar situation? "Walk away," she says. "No matter what it is, walk away. It never ends good. Domestic violence is never OK no matter what the situation is."

The Phoenix Mercury star broke down in tears at one point, when asked to describe the last 10 months.

"Emotional," she sobbed.

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WNBA's Brittney Griner says she was 'pressured' into marrying Glory Johnson: It was a 'huge mistake'
UNCASVILLE, CT - JULY 27: Brittney Griner surprises Glory Johnson of the Western Conference All-Stars with cupcakes for her birthday after the 2013 Boost Mobile WNBA All-Star Game on July 27, 2013 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
This combo of booking photos released by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, show WNBA players Brittney Griner, left, and her fiancee Glory Johnson. The couple were arrested Wednesday, April 22, 2015, on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests and later released. The pair announced their engagement late last summer. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)
PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 18: Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury and Glory Johnson #25 of the Tulsa Shock run during a WNBA All-Star Cares event on July 18, 2014 at US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - MAY 19: Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury prepares to take a free throw shot against Japan during the preseason WNBA game at US Airways Center on May 19, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
FILE - In this May 17, 2013, file photo, Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson pauses during the team's preseason WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm in Seattle. Johnson had no idea her fight with Brittney Griner would become such a big deal. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 12: Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury holds the championship trophy after a win over the Chicago Sky during game three of the WNBA Finals at the UIC Pavilion on September 12, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Mercury defeated the Sky 87-82 to win the championship. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images). (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 07: Center Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury reacts on the court against the Chicago Sky during game one of the WNBA Finals at US Airways Center on September 7, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)
TULSA, OK - MAY 26: Glory Johnson #25 of the Tulsa Shock poses for a portrait during Media Day on May 26, 2015 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Shane Bevel/NBAE via Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 16: Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury shoots a free throw shot against the Los Angeles Sparks during the WNBA game at US Airways Center on August 16, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Tennessee's Glory Johnson bites her jersey in the second half of an NCAA women's college basketball tournament regional final against Baylor, Monday, March 26, 2012, in Des Moines, Iowa. Baylor won 77-58. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
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Glory has yet to publicly comment on the two's highly publicized split, but her rep told TMZ last week that she still "loves Brittney."

"Glory loves Brittney and made a huge sacrifice to carry a child, put her career on hold, to invest in their relationship and their future," her rep, D.J. Fisher, said. "As a result she won't be playing this season."

For her part, Brittney calls the pregnancy news a "surprise." "It's very early," she says. "It's too early to post or say anything about it. I was surprised."

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