The Tom Brady Roast on Netflix was perfect, except for one awkward moment

Brady, as you may know, won six Super Bowls with the New England Patriots.
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New England Patriots fans remember little-known sixth-round draft pick Tom Brady, right? As things turned out, he grew up and did some good. He led the Pats to six Super Bowl championships and is, in many minds, the greatest quarterback in the history of the NFL. Does that make him the best player ever? You can debate that at your pleasure.

Brady is also a pretty good sport about things as well. So much so that Netflix decided to hold a roast of Tom Brady on Sunday and the program was hosted by Kevin Hart. Heck, Hart could not even know who Tom Brady is and the event would be funny. But for Patriots fans, there was an extra bit of magic in knowing Sir Tom was being roasted and we have lived through all the details.

The Netflix trailer was funny enough. Silencing out Brady saying the eff word and then the explosion? If New England football fans were not already in then they likely were after the trailer. Plus, we were promised a "lineup of surprise guests" and Netflix delivered. The best moments were saved for those Pats fans love most, though.

Little-known Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gets his own roast somehow (yes, the little-known part is a joke)

Hart warned us before the show that no jokes were off-limits and he was correct. That's the good thing. The issue was there was one moment that might have gone too far.

Comedian Jeff Ross made a reference to Patriots owner Robert Kraft receiving massages. Kraft had received a misdemeanor charge in Florida in 2019 for an issue at a massage parlor. To this, Brady got out of his chair, walked over to Ross, and said (audibly on the live stream), "Don't say that (expletive) again."

To be fair, that could have been a scripted moment. Brady clearly waited a second before getting out of his chair as if to time his dispute with Ross. Either way, the moment was memorable and cringe-funny.

Brady may have had the best quip of the night when he referred to Kim Kardashian, who was in attendance, and her ex-husband Kanye West. Brady said, "I know Kim was terrified to be here tonight. Not because of this, but because her kids are at home with their dad." Ouch.

The list of those roasting Tom Brady included several former Patriots teammates, of course, such as Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman, but many comedians were also involved. This included Tom Segura, Sam Jay, and Nikki Glaser, among others. Host Hart, though, seemed to be the most consistently funny of anyone.

Edelman had a funny moment when he made fun of Brady's "lack" of sense of humor. Seemed harsh and real. Surely, it was only a joke, right?

Of course, the night would not have been complete without a Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick moment. Kraft complemented Belichick because what else was he going to do? One wonders what each may have said in secret, though.

The night was meant to be a Tom Brady roast, of course, and it was. But the show also seemed like a celebration of the last 24 years of New England success. We might never get one quite like the roast again.

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