Flag for the play Comedian Paul ScheerAs claimed Tom Brady threatened to sue him over a T-shirt that was offered as merchandise for his podcast, “Unspooled.”
“Tom Brady threatened legal action against me and the ‘Unspooled’ podcast,” the LeagueStar, 46, claimed in an Instagram video posted on Wednesday, June 29,. After he and his host shared the video, Amy NicholsonThe film was viewed Porco RossoLast month, the pair discussed how director should be arranged. Hayao Miyazaki will “retire and then he comes out of retirement,” when Scheer compared him to the 44-year-old quarterback.
“So I said, ‘Miyazaki is the Tom Brady of the animation world,’” theBlack MondayThe actor was referring to Brady’s announcement of a return to football six weeks after he had retired from football in February. After the “Unspooled” episode aired in May, they began offering a t-shirt featuring a drawing of Brady, wearing Miyazaki’s signature tan suit and glasses and throwing a football, along with the phrase, “Miyazaki is the Tom Brady of the animation world,” in their online store.
However, shortly after fans were able to purchase the shirt, Scheer received a phone call informing him that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers player’s legal team had filed an injunction against them. “If we continue to sell this shirt, we will be sued,” he explained. “Apparently this motherf–ker has trademarked his own name. So you can’t sell anything with words ‘Tom Brady’ on it.”
Despite the threats, the “Unspooled” team was able to find a way to avoid legal action and the shirt in question now bears the phrase “Miyazaki is the Brady of the animation world.” It is currently available for purchase through Teepublic.
Us WeeklyBrady was contacted for comment.
Brady announced in February that he would be retiring from the NFL after 22 years. However, just one month later, Brady stated that he had changed his mind, and that he wanted to continue playing. “These past two months I’ve realized my place is still on the field and not in the stands,” the TB12 cofounder wrote via TwitterMarch “That time will come. But it’s not now. I love my teammates and my supportive family. They make it possible. I’m coming back for my 23rd season in Tampa. Unfinished business LFG.”
Although football fans were shocked at his sudden change of heart Brady explained. Use exclusively earlier this month that his loved ones weren’t shocked by his return to the game. “I [was] probably the least surprised, because I love it,” he said about his family’s reaction to his decision to come out of retirement. “My wife’s probably not very surprised in the end either, but we’ve had a lot of time together and still have some more time coming up. She’s just amazing how she supports the family and our kids.”
Brady also praised his wife Gisele BündchenThank you for making it possible to continue playing. “There’s so much that she’s put off in order to allow our kids to be nurtured and loved,” he said. (The couple have children Benjamin, 12, Vivian 9, and Brady, who is also father of Jack, 14, whom he shares in the household with ex Bridget Moynahan.) “She just does an amazing job with our family. So without her, I wouldn’t be able to do what I love. She’s just an amazing partner.”
He continued: “[My family]This is what allowed me keep going. They allow me to have fun, play, and enjoy it. … And when I’m done playing, I’m done, there’s no going back.”