By now, I’m sure most of you have seen the video of New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski landing on his broken arm while partying in Vegas. In case you haven’t, then please click on that TMZ link and check it out, but you really don’t need to in order to formulate an opinion on Gronk’s partying ways.
So in the video Gronk is wrestling his buddy after dancing on the stage shirtless, and then he falls to the ground with the black cast on his left arm hitting the floor as well. Many people are calling Gronkowski an “idiot” after what happened and are surprised that Gronk was able to pop back up like nothing happened, but I’m hear to say the exact opposite.
Uh, really guys? What’s up with all this overreacting? Gronk likes to party hard, and who could blame him? If I looked like that without a shirt on I would be dancing in Vegas and New Orleans as much as possible. Yes it is risky, but the biggest takeway for me is the fact that Gronkowski’s arm is healthy enough so that he can go ham in clubs and get back up after falling down.
I hope Gronkowski is a little more cautious and doesn’t wrestle too much, but I feel like too many people are taking this too far. Let the man enjoy his break.
Of course, I say that now since he’s fine and nothing happened and would have probably taken the opposite side if he did mess up his arm.
Down the road, we’ll probably be laughing about this, “Yeah, that Gronk guy…he was a helluva player. And that dude partied hard. I still can’t believe he never screwed up his arm again that one time in Vegas when he was wrestling with his buddy. Gotta love Gronk.”
So what do you guys think? Was Gronk being an idiot or are people just overreacting? Am I being too lenient here?
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