5 Things You Missed When Howard Stern and Tom Brady Broke it All Down Live Today

On Wednesday, Howard Stern hosted the now Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady on his Sirius XM show.

The star athlete opened up to the radio personality about everything from leaving the New England Patriots to his relationship with President Donald Trump in the over two hour long interview.

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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks on from the sideline during the the AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on January 04, 2020 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Brady spoke to Howard Stern about a number of topics on Wednesday. Maddie Meyer/Getty

Here are some highlights that you may have missed:

Leaving the Patriots

Perhaps the most heartbreaking for Pats fans, Brady said that he was pretty sure that 2019 would be his final season in New England. Brady also spoke at length about what it was like to tell Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Coach Bill Belichek. "I just went over and I said, 'Look, I just want to say how much I love you and appreciate what we've done together. I know we're not going to continue together, but thank you and thank you for providing what you have for my family and for my career.' I was able to call Coach Belichick at the same time, and it was great," he said according to NESN.

Tom Brady tells Howard Stern he probably knew before last season it was his last in New England. This is a fascinating interview @SIRIUSXM

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) April 8, 2020

Refusing to speak at the Republican National Convention

Donald Trump asked Tom Brady (and Howard Stern) to speak at the 2016 Republican National Convention.

He passed.

— Chris Mason (@ByChrisMason) April 8, 2020

Brady spoke about his relationship with Trump, saying that even though the two were friends, he didn't want to get involved in politics."Yeah, he wanted me to speak at the convention, too, and I wasn't going to do anything political. I met him in 2001. It was probably very similar to our relationship that you had with him. In 2002, after I won my first Super Bowl, he asked me to go judge a Miss USA competition, which I thought was the coolest thing in the world because I was 24 years old and had a chance to do something like that," he told Stern according to NESN. "Then the whole political aspect came, and I think I got brought into a lot of those things because it was so polarizing around the election time. It was uncomfortable for me because you can't undo things, not that I would undo a friendship, but political support is a lot different than the support of a friend."

Ivanka Brady

Speaking of Trump, Stern made Brady incredibly uncomfortable by telling the QB that the once frequent Stern guest-turned president really wanted Brady to marry his daughter. Brady made a point of telling Stern that the two were never an item.

Howard Stern tells Tom Brady that Donald Trump wanted Tom Brady to marry Ivanka Trump.

*Brady laughs very uncomfortably*

"That was a long time ago. That was a long time ago in my life. ... There was never that where we ever dated or anything like that."


— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) April 8, 2020

Landlord Jeter

Now that Brady has left Massachusetts for Florida, it appears he's been staying with another Northeasterner-turned Sunshine State resident, former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Brady said he calls up Jeter and complains if something breaks in his new home. Stern implied that it's Jeter's fault if Brady's Wi-Fi goes out.

Howard Stern is blaming Derek Jeter for Tom Brady's WiFi issues since Jeter is now his landlord. When Stern asked what happens if the washing machine breaks, Brady said, "I call him and b---- to him and he gets it fixed.”

— JennaLaineESPN (@JennaLaineESPN) April 8, 2020

Patriot Private Parts

The two also spoke about a fair amount about male genitalia. Brady revealed that he was un-phased by seeing his teammates' junk in the locker room after a while. Brady also spoke about getting a hernia during a game and one of his testicles swelling to the size of an orange, earning him the nickname "Purple Balls" by fellow QB Matt Cassel. "I was like, something's wrong here," he said. "My backup quarterback Matt Cassel drew pictures of me with this one huge testicle on one side and would leave it in my locker everyday."

"You get used to it. Every guy's penis looks the exact same. A man's a man." -- Tom Brady to Howard Stern on seeing everyone's penis in the locker room.

— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) April 8, 2020

“Man, that shit hurt.”’- Tom Brady tells Howard Stern about the time one of his testicles swelled up to the size of an orange. pic.twitter.com/2UjmF3xdUA

— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) April 8, 2020

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