Tom Brady: Leader of the #MayPac Rat Pack
Tom Brady was sent from the future in search of Sarah Connor. pic.twitter.com/Wni9cSGW4x
— KorkedBats.com (@korkedbats) May 3, 2015
Too-busy Tom Brady is, as of lately, very acquainted with his inner diva. Or perhaps he always has been? Maybe we’re just so easily deluded by his winning smile and normal-guy Facebook posts to consider that our quarterback, a champion in every angle of life, could ever emit self-importance. But alas, Brady proved to be the lord of the hustlers, and didn’t hesitate to boast that his Saturday was better than yours.
Brady jetted out to Louisville with his Patriots squad in tow to attend the Kentucky Derby. As you know, Brady is a longtime derby guest veteran. (Never forget the scream-sesh of 2013 and last year’s fauxhawk.)
He first posted a photo of the rat pack getting on a casual private plane to Kentucky (Oh, that thing? Do you commoners not take private planes?), the next featured them all primped up as America’s finest dandies. Here’s Rob Gronkowski, dressed to expectations:
Gronk appears to be having fun at the Kentucky Derby. pic.twitter.com/QAjXSNMM6R
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 2, 2015
Just mere hours after landing in Louisville, Brady, Gronkowski, Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola re-boarded their respective charter jets to head 2,000 miles west to attend the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight in Las Vegas. A difficult challenge, yes, but Gronkowski lived to tell the tale of his taxing journey:
Upon landing, Brady strolled into the fight’s venue sporting his best celebrity prima donna look. (Which, as it turns out, looks a lot like the Terminator.) Brady took some minor heat for backing Floyd Mayweather due to the boxer’s known history with domestic violence, but Brady wouldn’t pick a side when interviewed by sportscaster Jim Gray. Gray asked about Brady’s “It’s always about the Money!” line in the MayPac celebrity picks promo, presumably alluding to “Money” Mayweather.
“I said that to you! You helped me with that line,” Brady said, followed by a painful pause. Everyone’s discomfort level skyrocketed. Brady then took his seat during the match right in the camera’s view, providing a much-needed distraction from the #MayPac fight that ended up being rather boring:
— Libby Denkmann (@seattlelibby) May 3, 2015
— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) May 3, 2015
So Floyd Mayweather Jr. was declared a unanmous defeater over Manny Pacquiao. But on Saturday, we all know who the real winner was:
Tom Brady was at the Kentucky Derby. Now he's in Vegas for the fight. I had a lunchable for dinner.
— Phil Gentile (@iHateJJRedick) May 3, 2015