Newly retired (once more) NFL legend Tom Brady took guff Tuesday for claiming that Janet Jackson’s 2004 Tremendous Bowl halftime present “wardrobe malfunction” was “in all probability a very good factor” for the NFL.
On Tuesday’s episode of his Let’s Go! podcast, Brady and co-hosts Larry Fitzgerald and Jim Grey had been discussing Rihanna’s halftime present this 12 months. Brady recalled the publicity that Jackson’s “nip slip” introduced the league, Fox Information reported.
The 45-year-old former participant insisted that the entire incident was “in all probability a very good factor for the NFL.”
“[Reporters] had been asking me about that, and I couldn’t even perceive what they had been telling me about,” Brady informed his viewers. “They had been like, ‘Did you see the halftime present?’ and I stated, ‘Nah, I didn’t see something.’ I used to be fascinated with the sport and was making an attempt to determine halftime changes.”
“It took some time for us to determine what had gone on. That’s for the followers and never for the gamers,” Brady added,
Readers might recall that Justin Timberlake uncovered Jackson’s proper breast throughout their efficiency of “Rock Your Physique,” in what officers claimed was a malfunction of Jackson’s costume.
“I believe, in the long run, it was in all probability a very good factor for the NFL as a result of everybody acquired to speak about it, and it was simply extra publicity and extra publicity for halftime exhibits,” Brady exclaimed. “Is any publicity dangerous publicity? That’s what they are saying. So, who is aware of?”
Lately, Jackson stated she is long gone prepared to maneuver on from that second and added, “Justin and I are superb mates, and we all the time shall be. We talked a couple of days in the past. He and I’ve moved on, and it’s time for everybody to do the identical,” the New York Publish reported.
Many social media customers appear to facet with Jackson and blasted Brady for even bringing the incident up.
Many jumped to Twitter to slam the seven-time Tremendous Bowl winner:
I don’t assume he understands the quantity of shit she went via after that backlash. That remark was too superficial and shallow. https://t.co/lk7XJ331GH
— Huge Equipment (@StevieDwayne) February 15, 2023
????? He ought to be ashamed for treating Janet’s trauma like that
— Chris•tine | #SaveGentlemanJack (@alligatortearsq) February 14, 2023
Janet Jackson confronted public humiliation and outright misogynoir leading to her getting blacklisted by the previous CEO of CBS, however Tom Brady thinks all of that was okay as a result of all publicity is sweet publicity. Sick. https://t.co/1kcerS34Wc
— . (@MJFINESSELOVER) February 14, 2023
Or, he sees a black lady’s profession being sidelined as a minor casualty for the sake of the nfl
— David (@davnett) February 15, 2023
So a black lady’s profession and popularity is broken and he or she was taunted for a variety of years by the mainstream media however you already know what, it was good for the NFL?!
Clearly too many knocks to his head. https://t.co/TFLWVABU2m
— grandt (@notgrandt95) February 15, 2023