Legendary actress Jane Fonda said she developed “weak” knees while working with NFL star Tom Brady.
Fonda starred in 80 for Brady, about a group of friends who go to see the 2017 Super Bowl and meet Brady.
Fonda and co-stars Lily Tomlin, Sally Field, and Rita Moreno gushed about Brady at the movie’s premiere on Friday.
Legendary actress and activist Jane Fonda said she was “absolutely blown away” by working with soccer star Tom Brady on 80 for the Brady.
“My knees were really weak when he got into the trailer,” Fonda, 85, said at the comedy’s premiere in Palm Springs, Calif., on Friday. Hollywood Reporter. “I’m in awe of that kind of skill. When somebody’s the best in the world at what they do, you have to honor and respect that. I was just blown away.”
“80 for Brady” tells the story of a group of friends — portrayed by Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sally Field, and Rita Moreno — who take a road trip to the 2017 Super Bowl to meet up with Brady, according to THR.
The actresses had nothing but kind words for the legendary quarterback, who was unable to attend Friday’s premiere while he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers prepped for NFL games.
Fonda said of Brady, “He was sweet and down-to-earth, which is hard to believe considering how good he is at what he does, but it’s true. He was also kind and gentle.”
Tomlin added that Brady, 45, was a “good actor” and “very personable and down-to-earth,” while Field added that he was “obviously an actor,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Brady returned the compliments over the previous interview with port.
“We found the most amazing actresses,” Brady said at the time. “Lily, Jane, Rita, and Sally. They really brought it to life. At the end of the day, it was great to watch them act and watch them perform.”
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