The man who was cited for pointing a laser at Tom Brady during the AFC Championship game against the Kansas City Chiefs has finally broken his silence. He shared his profound revelations with Inside Edition Thursday.
“I didn’t think it would go this far,” said Dwyan Morgan. “I shouldn’t have done it.”
Maybe it was the citation, the potential charge of a year in jail or $1,000 dollar fine, but four months after the incident, he’s finally ready to admit that it wasn’t the best idea.
Morgan explained that he of course didn’t mean to injure Brady or any of the Patriots.
“Maybe distract him,” Morgan said.
He refused to apologize directly to Brady or the Patriots organization. However, he did say sorry to his beloved Kansas City Chiefs, who he and his three sons watched lose that day. A couple of green lights weren’t enough to slow down the Super Bowl champions.
Bostonians are clearly still hung up on the incident, at least according to a couple of passersby Inside Edition tracked down on the Common.
“He’s a clown,” one says.
“Um, get a life,” another wanted to tell Morgan.
Morgan was sitting in the stands of Arrowhead Stadium with his three sons when the beers started to kick in. He said after a few too many, he thought that shining his handy dandy lighter was the least he could do to help his Chiefs stop the GOAT. And what’s the point of carrying it around all the time if you don’t use it?
He showed the actual device he used—likely one of the most famous laser pointers in the country right now—to Inside Edition. Even after all this time, it still works, proven when he demonstrated his ability to point it very accurately at a picture of Tom Brady from across the newsroom.
A 64-year-old man from Lee's Summit, Missouri has been cited for shining a laser pointer at @Patriots QB @TomBrady during the AFC Championship game in January. The charge is disturbing the peace. He faces up to year in jail and a fine if convicted. #Patriots #GOAT #pats pic.twitter.com/gnht2ZYKsJ
— David Hurlburt (@David5TV) April 9, 2019
The Missouri man is due in court in mid-July for one count of disturbing the peace.
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