Tom Brady Hammers Domestic Abusers

David Hookstead | Reporter

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady didn’t hold back when discussing his thoughts on domestic violence.

The Super Bowl champion discussed the topic during a Monday appearance on the WEEI show “Kirk & Callahan Show.”

He said the following:

I grew up with three sisters, I was very fortunate to learn from a loving father and a loving mother how to treat and respect women. I have a daughter of my own and domestic violence is a horrible issue. It’s a tragedy when it happens. Any type of abuse or bullying of people who can’t defend or fight for themselves, I have no respect for that. Like I said, the NFL, they claim to take tough stances and this is their situation. This is their situation to deal with. I’ll let them deal with it. Like I said, I was very fortunate to grow up with sisters, a mother. I condone no part of that. That is absolutely something I would never be apart of or do. It’s a terrible tragedy.

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

FOXBORO, MA – SEPTEMBER 10: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots cheers as he runs on to the field before the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium on September 10, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

The NFL’s handling of domestic violence is back in the news after it was revealed how New York Giants kicker Josh Brown abused his wife. (RELATED: Alarming Details Released From New York Giants Kicker’s Domestic Violence Case)

The NFL initially suspended Brown for one game, and the Giants have placed him on the commissioner’s exempt list.

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