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Kind of a sad Drew Brees story

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Pringle, Oct 31, 2006.

  1. Pringle

    Pringle Active Member

    Apparently his mom is using his likeness in her political campaign and wouldn't respond to his requests that she stop it.

    They haven't spoken in six years because he wouldn't hire her as his agent:

  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I thought this might be about the birthmark on his face.
  3. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    Where do you think he got that from? :)
  4. busuncle

    busuncle Member

    That's his version of the story, anyway.
  5. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Well-Known Member

    Another case of a parent gravy-training their kids to build their egos up. It's a sad story, not because Brees is a QB, but because his mom wanted to run his life and finances, he stood up to her and said "no thanks mom."
  6. Sly

    Sly Active Member

    I can't imagine not talking to my mother. Or having her stop talking to me over something as trivial as money. This is a time when you step back and realize how fortunate you have it.
  7. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    Typical Purdue alumnus behavior.
  8. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Funniest thing I'll read on here all night.
  9. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Maybe she should do a little stepping-back, too ...
  10. busuncle

    busuncle Member

    Assuming the mother has good relations with everyone else in the family, which I think she does, it's possible Drew bears some responsibility for their estrangement.
  11. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I can't imagine having my agent send my Mom a letter threatening legal action.

    Hey Drew, she's your mom. If she wants to highlight that in her campaign, I think she's entitled.
  12. ondeadline

    ondeadline Well-Known Member

    I was thinking the same thing, busuncle. His decision not to hire her as his agent can't be the only problem here.
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