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Giants' Brandon Jacobs apologizes for demeaning Gisele Bundchen

February 9, 2012 |  9:56 am

New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs apologized Wednesday for telling Gisele Bundchen "to be cute and shut up."

"Given the fact that it's a colleague of mine's wife, I do apologize for saying that, because I shouldn't have said that," Jacobs said of Tom Brady's spouse in an interview on "The Doug Gottlieb Show."

"It's his wife and I should respect that just as much as anyone else."

Jacobs made the demeaning comment about Bundchen following her behavior after the Patriots' Super Bowl loss to the Giants.

While being heckled by a fan, the supermodel defended her husband by putting down his teammates.

"You have to catch the ball when you’re supposed to catch the ball," she said. "My husband cannot ... throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. I can’t believe they dropped the ball so many times."

Apparently, Bundchen's outspokenness struck a nerve with Jacobs.

However, while Jacobs apologized for telling Bundchen to hush up, he refused to express any remorse about calling her cute, saying that Brady should "take that as a compliment."

"If he finds something wrong with that, then that's his problem."


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