‘You Cheated!’: Larry Wilmore Comes Down Hard on Tom Brady’s Deflated Balls
Larry Wilmore told his viewers last night that was getting a little sick of all the “gratuitous ball jokes” in the wake of DeflateGate and didn’t really feel like he should be trafficking in that type of humor… which is why he recruited two of his show’s contributors to do it for him.
Getting that out of the way, Wilmore zeroed in on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s bizarre press conference on the scandal in which he answered “I don’t believe so” to the question of whether he’s a cheater. In the same presser, Brady also told reporters he had “no explanation” for the deflated balls.
“I do — you cheated,” Wilmore replied.
While Brady’s comments don’t “feel like a lie,” Wilmore said they also don’t seem to be true: “He’s keeping it 70,” where “you mean what you say, but you don’t say what you mean.” The host compared Brady’s 70% to someone like Seattle Seahawks running back Richard Sherman, who kept it 100 during that legendary post-game rant to Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews last January.
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