More than 100 million people will tune in Sunday to see if Tom Brady will win an unprecedented sixth Super Bowl. Meanwhile, some of the star quarterback's critics are zeroing in on another issue completely: a kiss between him and his 11-year-old son
The controversial moment was aired on a Facebook documentary series about Brady, “Tom vs. Time.”
The New England Patriots quarterback’s son, Jack, is seen walking into a room where his dad is getting a massage.
After Jack asks permission to see his fantasy football team’s standings, Brady jokingly asks what he gets in return.
Jack then bends over and kisses his dad, to which Brady responds, “That was like a peck.” Jack comes over again and kisses him for a longer time on the mouth.
Critics immediately took to social media to describe the interaction as too long and uncomfortable, if not downright inappropriate.
Others, meanwhile, said the kiss was no big deal and that critics needed to get their minds out of the gutter.
It’s not the first time Brady caused a stir about kissing a family member. The internet went wild last year after Brady gave his dad a smooch on the lips following his Super Bowl win.
While Brady hasn't responded to the criticism, some like Duff bave hit back, saying, "For anyone commenting that a kiss on the lips with my four-year-old is inappropriate, go ahead and click a quick unfollow with your warped minds and judgment."
The Facebook documentary has offered an unusual glimpse into the normally guarded NFL star's private life.
Earlier this week, Brady hung up on a local Boston radio show in response to comments made by one of the station's hosts, who called Brady's daughter a "pissant."