Tom Brady Criticized for Cliff-Jumping With His 6-Year-Old Daughter

July 23, 2019

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is taking heat over a video he posted on Instagram that shows him cliff-jumping with his 6-year-old daughter, Vivian. The video, posted last Friday, shows Brady and Vivian holding hands atop a waterfall, with Brady jumping first followed by the slightly hesitant girl. "If Vivi is going to be an Olympic champion one day, it probably won’t be in synchronized diving,” Brady captioned the video. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson commented on the clip, "You KNOW I have complete faith in you as a man, friend, player and father--but this just gave me anxiety,” while NBA star Stephen Curry simply posted, "Geezus." Many of Brady's social media followers were less kind, calling the jump "stupid" and "irresponsible," although some offered their support. “She didn’t get hurt, she had fun,” one said. Brady has yet to comment on the flap.