In the early hours of Wednesday night/Thursday morning, Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick

Mahomes responded to the criticism of his relationship with fiancee, Brittany Matthews

Earlier in the week, the couple attended a Texas Tech men’s basketball game.

Cameras captured the couple seemingly on a double date and that video went viral on social media.

Poor Patrick. Have to feel for the guy,” the viral tweet reads

which has been retweeted more than 3,000 times and liked more than 37,000 times

Mahomes was clearly aware of the video, and the recent criticism his soon-to-be wife has received on social media

over the past few years. He didn’t wait long to come to the defense of the mother of his child.

Man people are weird… love you babe,” the star quarterback said. A few hours later

Matthews returned the message with a simple “I love you,” accompanied by a couple of emojis