New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs apologized Wednesday for telling Tom Brady's supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen "to be cute and shut up."
"She just needs to continue to be cute and shut up," Jacobs told reporters at the Giants championship parade in Manhattan on Tuesday. But apparently, he's rethought his stand. Or at least having made the remark to the press.
"Given the fact that it's a colleague of mine's wife, I do apologize for saying that, because I shouldn't have said that," Jacobs said of Brady's spouse in an interview on The Doug Gottlieb Show. "It's his wife and I should respect that just as much as anyone else."
Jacobs made the demeaning comment about Bundchen following her behavior after the Patriots' Super Bowl loss to the Giants. While being heckled by a Patriots fan, the multi-millionaire lanky blonde model defended her husband by slamming his teammates.
"You have to catch the ball when you’re supposed to catch the ball," she said to a friend standing next to her. All this was captured on video, we might add. "My husband cannot ... throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. I can’t believe they dropped the ball so many times."
But even though Jacobs apologized for telling Bundchen to zip it, he refused to apologize for calling her "cute", saying that Brady should "take that as a compliment."
"If he finds something wrong with that, then that's his problem."