Tom Brady is in trouble for give the Lombardi Trophy the lifting of a party boat this week. Not with the NFL or the Buccaneers or even Tiffany, who builds a new silver memory every year, but the daughter of the man who built the first Lombardi in the mid-1960s.
Lorraine Grohs feels insulted by Brady’s brazen act on the high seas and asks for an apology. Her father, Greg Grohs, was Tiffany’s master silversmith who rode the first model. The trophy was then named in honor of Lombardi in 1970 after the coach’s death.
Lorraine Grohs says Tom Brady’s draw is insulting to his family’s legacy and would like an apology.
– Kyle Burger (@kyle_burger) February 13, 2021
Twitter, of course, fully understood Stroh’s position – wait, no, of course not. The social media consensus on Saturday was: Apologize for what ?! If Brady has to apologize for THAT, then the other athletes should apologize for doing worse things to the championship silverware.
Starting with Brady’s Tampa and New England teammate Rob Gronkowski.
And we know that will not happen.
Also, let’s hope for Ms. Grohs’ sake that she won’t be exposed to the countless things NHL players have done to the Stanley Cup, a trophy they revere. Some recent tame examples: