Tom Brady will be feeling the heat when Netflix roasts the NFL quarterback in the first in a series of specials titled Greatest Roasts of All Time: GROAT.
Brady’s roast will tape in 2023, following his next season in the NFL, with roasters to be announced. Additionally, the football player will serve as executive producer on his own roast and future GROAT specials.
“We can’t wait to burn three-time Super Bowl-losing quarterback Tom Brady, who only went back to the NFL in order to delay this roast,” Robbie Praw, Netflix Vice President of Stand-up and Comedy Formats, said in a statement. “In all seriousness, it’s a huge thrill to work with the greatest football player of all time on this project. No one’s better at taking hits and still coming out on top, so we know the roast will be a breeze for Brady.”
Added Brady: “To quote my good friend, Marshawn Lynch… ‘I’m just here so I won’t get fined.’”
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