In the new issue of Details, Tom Brady speaks publicly about the baby he is expecting with ex-girlfriend Bridget Moynahan this summer. The New England Patriots quarterback — who knows the sex of his child, but did not reveal the information — expressed resentment at the public fascination with the pregnancy.
It doesn’t affect anybody but me, anyway, so why is it a big deal?
Tom — a 2-time Super Bowl MVP — acknowledged that fatherhood would be a challenge. He is also acutely aware that although you can prepare, you can never really know what being a parent is like until you become one.
I guess that late at night, I’m not so much scared as thinking of it as a huge unknown. I want to prepare for it the way I do everything else in my life. I make lists. I make plans. But being a father is different. I think that people go into it and find out, holy shit, I have no control.