Gisele Bundchen blames Patriots' loss on Tom Brady's teammates
Gisele Bundchen, the Brazilian supermodel wife of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, all but blamed the Pats' receivers for the team's Super Bowl loss to the Giants.
"You [need] to catch the ball when you're supposed to catch the ball," Bundchen said in a video posted on TheInsider.com.
"My husband cannot ----ing throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time," she said after fans jeered about Brady at her. "I can't believe they dropped the ball so many times."
Though Bundchen, 31, didn't name names, it was clear she was talking about Aaron Hernandez, Deion Branch and Wes Welker, all of whom dropped crucial passes.
Anna Benson, star of VH1's "Baseball Wives," said that while Bunchen was just reacting to the disappointing loss, she and the team would have been better off if she kept her thoughts to herself.
"I think she was probably angry and they caught her at the wrong time ... but everybody knows why they lost, you don't have to point it out," Benson told amNewYork.
"Fans don't [care] what the wives think, and if anything all you're gonna do is upset them real bad," she added.
Ricky Keeler, a writer for Patriots blog FoxboroBlog.com, said Bundchen's "comments were unfair," and her presence around the team may cause friction in the locker room.
"She is getting close to becoming a distraction like Jessica Simpson was to Tony Romo," Keeler said.
Bundchen also had her supporters, as well, including celebrities Arsenio Hall and Kristen Cavallari.
"Kind of loving how Gisele stuck up for her man, Cavallari tweeted.
Bundchen's rep and the Patriots didn't return requests for comment.
(with Amanda Dallas)
Correction: An earlier version of this article misspelled Ricky Keeler's name.
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