Rob Gronkowski (right)
CBS Sports reported Patriots' coach Bill Belichick, "Looked Obama right in the eye and gave his joke A BIG FAT THUMBS DOWN." Patriot Rob Gronkowski decided to get in his own dig at the president for the deflategate joke by stating, "No, there's no drinking. Maybe the president was getting wasted...bit...from his deflate joke."
Obama 'Deflategate' joke falls flat
Gronk: Maybe Obama was 'wasted' when making Deflategate joke
The joke was actually kind of funny, but as you can imagine, the Patriots didn't find it too amusing. After the joke was made, Bill Belichick looked Obama right in the eye and gave his joke A BIG FAT THUMBS DOWN. Let's not talk about Belichick's reaction though, let's talk about Rob Gronkowski's.
After the Patriots were done meeting with the president, Gronk met separately with the media and that's when he was asked if he had any drinks while he was at the White House. "No, there's no drinking. Maybe the President was getting wasted," Gronkowski said. After he made the comment, Gronk froze for about five seconds as he seemed to realize what he just did, which was make a joke about the president getting wasted...
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