Without hard feelings? Gisele Bündchen was among many famous people to wish Tom Brady well after he announced his retirement on he-again-Wednesday. Bündchen and Brady, 45, ended their marriage last year, in part due to the NFL star’s decision not to retire.
“I wish you nothing but wonderful things in this new chapter of your life,” the 42-year-old model commented under her Instagram ad.
Hours earlier, Brady said he’s “permanently retired” and gave a nod to his ex-wife.
“I know the process was a big deal last time, so when I woke up this morning I thought I’d just hit record and let you guys know first. I’m not going to be verbose. You’re just super emotional retirement wise, and I used my last year,” Brady said in a video. The post also contained a carousel of photos that showed Bündchen not once, but twice, with their two children: Ben, 13, and Vivian, 10. She also featured her in her Instagram story.
The seven-time Super Bowl champion has shared many photos of those closest to him, including a rare picture with ex-girlfriend, Bridget Moynahan. The two share a 15-year-old son, John “Jack” Edward.
Bündchen admitted in an interview last year that he has “concerns” about Brady’s decision not to retire after 40 days.
“Obviously, I have my concerns: This is a very violent sport, and I have my children and I wish it was more present,” the activist said. Elle in the month of September. “I’ve definitely had those conversations with him over and over again.”
In October, Bündchen and Brady confirmed they were separating after 13 years of marriage. The announcement came as no surprise as reports have been surfacing for months that the two were on the verge of divorce.
“With much gratitude for our time together, Tom and I have amicably finalized our divorce. My priority has always been and will continue to be our children whom I love with all my heart. We will continue to [co-parent] to give them the love, care and attention they deserve,” Bündchen wrote on his Instagram Story.
“The decision to end a marriage is never easy, but we’ve grown apart and while it’s, of course, difficult to deal with something like this, I feel blessed for the time we’ve had together and I always wish Tom the best,” he said. added. she continued. “I kindly ask that our privacy be respected during this sensitive time.”
Brady released his statement, noting, “They have come to this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time we have spent together. We are blessed with wonderful, wonderful children who will continue to be the center of our world in every way. We will continue to be the center of our world.” work together as parents to always ensure they get the love and attention they deserve.”
The athlete admitted that the decision to end their marriage is “painful and difficult” but added: “We wish each other only the best as we pursue the new chapters of our lives that are yet to come.” written”.