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Linda Holliday, the longtime girlfriend of New England Patriots head trainer Bill Belichick, says”trolls and cruel people” led her to turn her Instagram account personal after she made remarks regarding Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
TMZ Sports reported Thursday the post that caused a stir came after she replied to a comment that read,”Too bad Bill let Tom go!”
“And you have all the answers? Tom didn’t score last night … not once! Defense won that game,” Holliday wrote. “Were you even watching? [On the other hand]- I’m happy for Tom’s career. Why can’t you be?”
Brady abandoned the Patriots last offseason to join the Bucs after a 20-year career in New England which featured six Super Bowl titles.
The 43-year old Hall of Famer threw two touchdowns and rushed for another at Tampa’s 30-20 playoff win on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Holliday stated she wished to point out the team’s defense set the crime in good positions, which is accurate. Brady’s TDs came on drives of three, 40 and 20 yards)
However, she said her explanation did not slow down the negative answers, so she changed her status to personal.
“I’m not’embarrassed’ by anything I’ve said. In reality, several news outlets knew what I meant about defensive TDs and affirmed it,” Holliday wrote. “BUT, I am tired of trolls!! I’m not sure when it became OK to verbally abuse a