Tom Brady is generally known as a level-headed and focused person, but that all changed in January 2018. The then-New England Patriots quarterback hit out at Boston sports station WEEI over comments from the WEEI host Alex Reimer on Brady’s daughter Vivian. Reimer called Vivian an ‘annoying little piss’ while discussing her documentary on Facebook Tom against time.
He appeared on WEEI after Reimar’s comments, saying his daughter, or any other child, doesn’t justify those comments:
“I tried to be on this show for many years and showed you a lot of respect. I always tried to come and do a good job for you. It’s very disappointing when you hear [the comments about my daughter], certainly. My daughter, or any child, certainly doesn’t deserve this.”
Following the radio show host’s comments, WEEI issued a statement condemning Reimer and suspended him for five months from the station:
“Mr. Reimer remains suspended from all WEEI platforms indefinitely. We deeply regret what happened and offer our sincere apologies to Tom Brady, his daughter and family, and to the News England Patriots organization. We communicated our action plan to the Patriots and Tom Brady, and they support our disciplinary response.
However, as he prepared to play in Super Bowl 52 against the Philadelphia Eagles, Brady commented on the matter, saying he didn’t want Reinmar fired for his comments about his daughter:
“I sure hope the guy doesn’t get fired. We all have careers and make mistakes. I would hate that someone had to change their life for something like that. It was definitely not what he intended.”
Reimar left WEEI in 2019 to focus on politics. Currently, he is a digital content producer for Audacy Sports and associate editor for Outsports.
Tom Brady’s family and the 2022 NFL season
Tom Brady has three children. He has a son, John Edward Thomas Moynahan, with actress Bridget Moynahan. He also has two children with his wife, Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen, a daughter Vivian and a son Benjamin. He showed in 2018 that despite his cool personality, he’s not afraid to speak his mind and stand up for his kids.
In 2022 however, Tom Brady is focusing on the 2022 NFL season. He first retired after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last lost to the Los Angeles Rams. This divisional round game ended 30-27 with a basket by Matt Gay. After a brief retirement, Brady realized he wasn’t done yet.
The Buccaneers enter the 2022 campaign with a real shot at Super Bowl glory. They retained most of the key elements of their attack and Rob Gronowski, although now retired, could be persuaded to change his mind. Expect to see Brady firing on all cylinders when the season kicks off in two months.
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