Last week, some pictures of Gisele Bundchen (wife of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady) walking on the beach made the rounds on the Internet. They were only different from "normal pictures of Gisele making the rounds on the Internet" in that they featured some naked pictures of Brady and Bundchen's 20-month-old son.
Yeah, I feel creepy writing that sentence, which is kind of why we didn't post them. Barstool Sports did post them, though, and caused quite a stir. Enough of a stir, in fact, that the Massachusetts Attorney General sent some detectives to the home of Barstool founder David Portnoy.
"We asked Mr. Portnoy to remove the postings and appreciate that he voluntarily chose to do so," a spokesman for Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said, via The Smoking Gun.
Now, TSG speculates that the Patriots may have had a hand in suppressing the photo. And perhaps that's true. Or maybe it was just Brady? Either way it's fine, since it's a naked infant on the Internet.
And the vague scene that's described with respect to the detectives showing up is straight out of a terrible Will Smith movie: they apparently rolled up to Portnoy's office on Friday afternoon and "convinced" him to remove the pictures.
The likely reality? They mentioned that, as of right now, there wasn't any need to investigate anything relating to child pornography ... but it could happen. And with that staring him down, Portnoy quickly yanked the photos.
Which is good, since there's no reason for anyone's kid to be featured naked on the Internet.
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