In an interesting turn of events, the manufacturer of the new Tom Brady bobble head that celebrates the four* NFL championships won by Tom Brady and New England Patriots, has accidentally manufactured thousands of the wrong bobble head! With multiple websites like Amazon.com and bobbleheads.com and other retailers selling the new collectible Tom Brady / Patriots bobble head, orders were coming in from everywhere. In the confusion, the manufacturer accidentally produced and shipped the wrong Tom Brady bobble head – a design that was floating around the company as a joke.
Here it is:
The company, Bobble Head Statues of America, LTD, not only produced the deflategate version, but also mailed them out to almost 100,000 customers before getting word back from loyal Patriots fans in Boston and across the globe on what had happened. The owner and CEO, William Brown, released this statement today:
“We sincerely apologize for this mishap. We highly respect the Patriot nation, Boston, New England and Tom Brady fans worldwide. Once the small issue was discovered we couldn’t stop production or shipping. All that happens from another country. Just to be clear 90% of the bobble head is actually correct, which is literally a passing grade, but it turns out the 10% that is not correct really doesn’t sit well with 100% of our Patriot, NFL and Tom Brady fans. We will be sending replacement pieces of inflated balls, and non-smashed iPhones for everyone to update their limited edition Tom Brady bobble head as fast as our 3D printer will make them. We apologize for the inconvenience, but hope everyone’s Brady bobble head will have the opportunity to be adjusted before his day in court. We truly want Tom’s name and his bobble head cleared up soon. Our unintended production in no way was meant to give credit to Patriot haters or anyone that would refer to the team as the New England Deflatriots. There’s a lesson to be learned here and we hope to find out what that is.”
“You can’t simply restore a man’s bobble head, once it’s been desecrated like this in public. I am destroying every bobble head I’ve ever collected.“
Here is the original designed bobble head the company was meant to produce, and obviously shows Brady with the correct hand gesture and fully inflated ball.
The bobble head company CEO also noted in his statement they are halting production on the newly designed Roger Goodell bobble head until the NFL decides where and how to distribute the ‘limited-run’ production. Gisele Bündchen could not be reached for comment but the company did verify she ordered and received several of the faulty bobble heads, and will get the updated iPhones and balls to replace the bad productions.
My bro-in-law didn’t like that I posted the top image on his patriots-heavy FB page. He took it down, so I posted it here with this fake story instead.