SIL contacts our friend again
After FIL came to our house and assaulted DH this weekend, SIL immediately starting messaging our friends their version of the story (SIL tried messaging these friends, whom she barely knows, once before about us). Their version is FIL came to the door and told DH he wasn't there to fight, and just asked about SD and DH immediately flipped out on him. SIL said she "wasn't quite sure how it happened, but maybe DH came at FIL?" FIL said he had to grab on to DH to keep from falling because he had just had injections in his knees, which have both been replaced. And then supposedly DH kept punching him. Oh, and she had to throw in that I got in the middle of them and started yelling random b*llshit. SIL then mentioned she knows we have a camera so it should all be on there.
Our friend pushed back on her story a bit, and said she didn't know what FILs intentions were showing up at our house but obviously they weren't good. SIL started in on all the poor SD stuff, and friend pushed back on that too, including placing some of the blame for that on BM. When that didn't work, SIL started whining about DH saying mean things to her and then said she's worried were on drugs. Friend told her "yeah, no ones on drugs there" and then told SIL that their dad is on video throwing the first punch (I had sent her the video).
I wish I could have been at the inlaws house to see their reactions to hearing FIL is on camera throwing the first punch. Even without it, their injuries didn't reflect FILs story. FIL had no marks on his face, and DH does.