Gisele Bündchen is breaking her silence about husband Tom Brady coming out of retirement, admitting that she has “concerns” which include her being “more present” at home.
There has been much speculation about the model and NFL star’s marriage, as she was exempted from practicing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in August to “deal with some personal things”. Rumors swirled about their decision to end their retirement, causing tension in their relationship, leading to them spending time apart. she discusses it in a new allie Interview.
“Obviously, I worry about me — it’s a very violent sport, and I have kids and I’d like him to be more present,” she told the outlet about Brady, with whom she’s married this year for 13 years. Completed. “I’ve certainly had time-and-again conversations with them. But ultimately, I think everyone has to make a decision that works.” [them], He too needs to follow his own happiness.”
The interview focuses on Bündchen’s future plans. This includes a biker-chic-themed photoshoot, which is something the model rarely does these days. Since settling down with Brady — with whom she shares daughter Vivian, 9, Benjamin, 12, and stepson Jack, 15, (from Brady’s relationship with Bridget Moynahan) — she has walked the catwalks and covers to raise their children. stepped back from Previously, they lived in Boston when Brady, now 45, played for the New England Patriots. He relocated to Tampa when he joined the Buccaneers in 2020.
The Brazilian supermodel said of being a stay-at-home and hands-on mom during her children’s early years, “I’m so grateful to be there in those moments that really shaped who they are.” He compared that time, in his thirties, as the highest-paid face of the modeling world to descending a canyon after climbing a mountain a decade earlier.
That said, Bündchen makes it clear that he has his own dreams and goals that he plans to pursue.
“I have done my part, which is [to] be there for [Tom],” she said. “I moved to Boston, and I focused on creating a cocoon and a loving environment for my kids to grow up in and support them and their dreams. Seeing my kids succeed and the beautiful little humans they become, seeing them succeed, and be fulfilled in their careers – it makes me happy. At this point in my life, I feel like I’ve done a good job on it.”
She continued, “I have a huge list of things that I have to do, that I want to do. At 42, I feel more connected to my purpose,” she continued, largely because of her environmental advocacy. Nearby.
“I feel very satisfied that way – as a mother and as a wife,” she said. “And now it’s my turn. It’s not like I’m going to be in the Valley forever.”
Bündchen agreed with the interviewer’s view that it is sexist given how she is portrayed in the media as desperate for Brady to retire.
“This is the system we are living in,” she said. “This is what the society has accepted and what the society has not accepted.” He added that the media also “chooses to focus on the negative things.”
allie noted that the editor reached out to Bündchen in early September — as rumors have grown that she and Brady are spending time apart — and declined to comment on the speculation.
A source told on Monday People Magazine Bundchen is “disappointed” by Brady’s decision to retire.
“Going back to Tampa after retirement took a toll on the personal side of his life,” the insider said. “Giselle is disappointed and sick of her career unfolding before her family, who have always supported her.”
A second source said, “There is one point that Gisele believes is enough,” noting that she “has always been a wonderful wife, fully supporting Tom and his career and children.” brings him into it.” A third source emphasized that she is “not a stay-at-home mom” despite retiring from runway modeling several years ago. “She’s working with everyone,” on other modeling projects and environmental causes.
That outlet noted that the couple had previously spent time apart from each other. They are currently trying to make their relationship work now. In fact, they had a “happy summer together”—when he announced he was coming out of retirement—Bundchen threw Brady “a big birthday party in Italy.” But things got choppy as the season went on.
Another source said, “He had already announced his return to football this spring, so friends don’t understand why he’s upset now.” “They’ve been very private about what’s really going on.”
Bündchen did not attend Brady’s game on Sunday, but did send well wishes on Twitter.