Tom Brady’s Super Bowl 52 week began with the New England Patriots quarterback cutting short his interview on the Kirk & Callahan Show on WEEI after one of the station’s hosts insulted his 5-year-old daughter.
Reimer was not presenting the Kirk & Callahan Show on Monday, when Brady called in for his weekly interview. "I've tried to come on this show for many years and showed you guys a lot of respect," Brady said in quotes reported by ESPN later on Monday. "I've always tried and come on and do a good job for you guys. It's very disappointing when you hear [Reimer’s comments], certainly. My daughter, or any child, certainly don't deserve that.
“I really don't have much to say about it this morning," Brady added before ending the call at a little over two minutes.
WEEI said on Monday it had chosen to suspend Reimer last Friday, before Brady complained on air about his comments. “Reimer was informed last Friday he was being handed an indefinite suspension by WEEI, effective immediately,” an article on the station’s website read.
Brady will “assess” whether or not he wants to continue with the show, according to Boston.com. WEEI’s agreement with the Patriots includes two exclusive interviews per week, one with Brady and the other with head coach Bill Belichick.
Under Reimer’s last tweet, posted on January 26, a Twitter user posted the original audio of his comments. “I thought the first scene [of "Tom vs. Time"] was so staged,” Reimer said. “Where Brady’s in the kitchen, his kid’s being an annoying little pissant.”
You’re a piece of sh**. We all know that you don’t like Brady. We get it. But attacking his daughter? Really? That crosses the line. I hope you get fired.... pic.twitter.com/RZCSm80BAv— armyjen (@armyjen27) January 28, 2018
Brady shook off a hand injury to lead the Patriots into Super Bowl 52 against the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Sunday.