Another one bites the dust.
Donald Trump’s vision of filling the Republican Convention with sports heroes is going up in smoke as yet another decline piles up.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will not appear at the Republican National Convention, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Despite speculation to contrary, Pats QB Tom Brady will not be attending Republican National Convention in Cleveland this month, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 5, 2016
Well that’s awkward. Trump had already asked Mike Ditka to speak at the Republican convention, and the legendary football coach turned the Republican nominee down.
Tom Brady is reportedly a friend of Trump’s. But even friendship can’t make him sacrifice his public image.
Brady was blasted by Patriots fans back in March for his endorsement of Trump.
The New York Daily News even used Brady on its cover, saying he had “no balls” over his Trump support. Brady cut a presser short after he was repeatedly asked about the Trump issue in December:
— Joe Giza (@JoeGiza) December 16, 2015
Donald Trump is so toxic that not even a friend like Tom Brady will speak at his convention.
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