Tom Brady issued a public apology for his behavior on the football field last week.
During the second half of a Controversial game Between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Tom’s frustration was palpable on the Bucs sidelines as he threw his Microsoft Surface tablet to the ground, along with his helmet.
In the end, the Bucs took the win, although Tom – who could be seen yelling at his teammates before exploding – took the time to issue a hilarious apology to the fans.
The 45-year-old admitted to the explosion – which quickly went viral – during a video shared on his social media channels on Monday, saying that in the midst of the high, it’s important to acknowledge the “ugly” moments as well.
“Sorry for breaking that tablet. I thought this would be another Twitter meme or something,” he joked, before turning his attention to the future.
“Homecoming back to Tampa. Get ready for next week. Green Bay is coming to town, let’s go.”
Tom’s public expression of anger came just two days after reports that he and his 13-year-old wife, model Gisele Bundchen, had been living apart for “more than a month”.
On Friday, an insider reported to People that the pair have been separated for six weeks, with Tom back in the NFL and Gisele elsewhere.
One source said, “Giselle is busy with her life now, and she has spent time away from Tom in Miami and New York,” while another added that during football season, the two “live separate lives.”
If you’ve been following their relationship in recent months, you may have heard that an alleged rift between Tom and Gisele has arisen over his decision to give up football – just 40 days after he announced his retirement on February 1.
Despite his decade-long dedication to his career, a source told Three People that Tom still spends time with Gisele and their two children, Benjamin, 12, and Vivian, 9, and 15-year-old son John. , which he shares with former Bridget Moynahan.
“No other couple gets six months off a year to devote themselves entirely to their family. During the season, yes, he travels for matches and trains, but he is with his family a lot as well,” an insider said of the couple, who usually stay in their Miami home.
Despite previous reports claiming that Gisele and Tom had investigated,rough patchWith his decision to play for another season, insiders were quick to explain last week that the split is not in the cards.
“I don’t think there is any formal separation at this point, they would like to sort things out,” a source said.
Giselle was noticeably absent for Tom’s return to the football field during the Bucks’ first game of the 2022-2023 season on September 12, bolstering allegations of backstage fallout.
However, the former Victoria’s Secret model made sure to support her husband Twitterwriting: “Let’s go TomBrady! Let’s go Bock!”
At that time, a source Those close to the team said Gisele’s absence in the first game of the season was “strange”, adding: “We just don’t talk to [Tom] About Giselle. It’s not a topic anyone would want to bring up on it.”
This came after Tom took 11 day break From training camp in August, where Bucs coach, Todd Bowles, explained he had been excused from “handling some personal stuff”.
This isn’t the first time Tom and Gisele have rocked allegations of marital issues – in fact, both parties have hinted on several occasions in recent years that Tom’s career has put a strain on their relationship.
Recently in May, Gisele hinted during an interview with British Vogue It wasn’t all smooth sailing as Tom was gearing up for a return to the NFL.
First, talking about the impact Tom’s football career has had on their children’s lives, Gisele revealed that she set up a home school for Benjamin and Vivian to help give them a “soft landing” after moving from Boston, where Tom played for the New England Patriots. For 20 seasons.
“When my husband decided he was going to play another year, I didn’t want to send them to a school, because it takes a lot to adjust to a new city,” she said. “They left all their friends in Boston – and just look what the world was going through.”
She spoke in more detail about her relationship with Tom after his decision to relinquish power, saying, “It takes work to be in sync with someone, especially after having kids.”
“I don’t think relationships just happen; they’ve never been the fairy tale people want to believe,” she said, acknowledging that she handles the bulk of parenting duties. “His focus is on his career, and I am mostly on the kids. I am so grateful he has allowed me to take the reins when it comes to our family. He trusts my decisions.”
Similarly, Tom talked about Gisele’s parenting dynamics in an interview with Howard Stern In 2020, she said frankly, “It was there a couple of years ago, it didn’t feel like I was doing my part for the family.”
“I felt like I was going to play football all season, and you would take care of the house. Then all of a sudden, the season would come to an end, and I would say, ‘Wow, let me get into all my other business. Let me enter my soccer training. And she just sits there and says, “Well, when are you going to do things for the house? When are you going to take the kids to school and do that?”
“This was such a big part of our marriage that I had to check it out for myself. Because she’s like, I have goals and dreams too. … You better start taking care of things at home.”
Tom recalls making a conscious “transition” to be more present after realizing that Gisele was “not satisfied” with their marriage, and also went on to reveal that she had written him a “honest” letter to explain her feelings at the time.
“You can immerse yourself in your life where you think the relationship is great because it only works for you,” the soccer star said. “The point of the relationship, you have to work on both. You better work on both because if you don’t, it will not be sustainable in the end.”