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“Bündchen-bashing”: America’s newest sport

by | 11th, February 2012

GISELE  BÜNDCHEN, international supermodel and wife of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, went from asking for prayers to spouting profanities in a week. Now, the most famous of Victoria’s Secret Angels is facing a media offense and it seems “Bündchen-bashing” has become America’s newest sport.

Before Sunday’s Super Bowl final between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants, the Brazilian blonde sent an email to family and friends asking them to pray for her quarterback hubbie. The New York Post got hold of  the note , in which she asked for “positive energy” so that Brady and his team could “fulfil their dream of winning”. It was all very New Age.

The positive prayers fell on deaf ears.

The Giants crushed the Patriots’ dream. According to Bündchen’s game analysis there was nothing wrong with her husband’s performance, though. Just after the game, she was caught on camera while on her way out of the stadium. The video, which has been making the rounds online in the past week, shows fans heckling her. One man shouts, off-camera: “Eli owns your husband!” That’s Eli Manning, the Giants quarterback. Bündchen is then heard saying: “My husband cannot f***ing throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. I can’t believe they dropped the ball so many times.”

It’s not clear whether she wanted the hecklers to hear her or if the angry comment was just meant for her friends. Regardless, it got caught on camera and is officially a gaffe. As it happens, many sports commentators seem to agree with Bündchen, but still think she should know her

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