Jane Fonda calls Tom Brady ‘gorgeous, kind and sweet’ after working together on film 80 for Brady


Jane Fonda couldn’t help but fangirl over Tom Brady while recalling how he brought  jerseys to her, Sally Field, Rita Moreno and Lily Tomlin on set of 80 for Brady.

While speaking about the seven-time Super Bowl champion, the 85-year-old actress raved that the legendary quarterback, 45, is ‘at the top of his game.’

‘[He’s] the best in his field, and beyond that, he’s gorgeous, kind and sweet,’ she told AARP. 

Sweet: Jane Fonda couldn’t help but fangirl over Tom Brady while recalling how he brought jerseys to her, Sally Field, Rita Moreno and Lily Tomlin on set of 80 for Brady

Her costar, Moreno, gushed that Brady is ‘remarkable in his work, just remarkable’ while Field agreed as she stated: ‘Your jaw drops at the skill level.’ 

‘He’s like a great big, beautiful, perfect 20-year-old that you’d want to be your son,’ Tomlin interjected. 

Fonda went on to describe how the football player ‘came around to our trailers with jerseys for each of us and said such nice things.’

Smitten: While speaking about the seven-time Super Bowl champion , the 85-year-old actress raved that the legendary quarterback, 45, is 'at the top of his game' (seen in 2023)

Smitten: While speaking about the seven-time Super Bowl champion , the 85-year-old actress raved that the legendary quarterback, 45, is ‘at the top of his game’ (seen in 2023)

'[He's] the best in his field, and beyond that, he's gorgeous, kind and sweet,' she told AARP

‘[He’s] the best in his field, and beyond that, he’s gorgeous, kind and sweet,’ she told AARP

As for getting to work with some of Hollywood’s most renowned stars, Brady told the publication: ‘Not only are they great actresses but they’re spectacular people and were so sweet and welcoming to me on set.’ 

‘To have these icons together in a movie like this, it really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and, obviously, so humbling,’ he continued.

Later in the interview, Brady spoke about feeling like ‘retirement is a scary word.’

Fangirls: Her costar, Moreno, gushed that Brady is 'remarkable in his work, just remarkable' while Field agreed as she stated: 'Your jaw drops at the skill level'

Fangirls: Her costar, Moreno, gushed that Brady is ‘remarkable in his work, just remarkable’ while Field agreed as she stated: ‘Your jaw drops at the skill level’

Generous: Fonda went on to describe how the football player 'came around to our trailers with jerseys for each of us and said such nice things'

Generous: Fonda went on to describe how the football player ‘came around to our trailers with jerseys for each of us and said such nice things’

The father-of-three, who unretired from the NFL after just one month, continued: ‘I mean, you’re not retiring from life.’  

‘So, when I am done with football, I believe I have many chapters to write. You’ve got to keep your mind busy. You’ve got to keep your body active. You’ve got to keep your spirit alive,’ he stated.

As she looked back on her career, which has spanned six decades, Fonda credited Dolly Parton for teaching her to treat fans with respect.

Impressed: As for getting to work with some of Hollywood's most renowned stars, Brady told the publication: 'Not only are they great actresses but they¿re spectacular people and were so sweet and welcoming to me on set'

Impressed: As for getting to work with some of Hollywood’s most renowned stars, Brady told the publication: ‘Not only are they great actresses but they’re spectacular people and were so sweet and welcoming to me on set’

‘We all did 9 to 5, I watched how she interacted, how she listened, how she truly cared and how grateful she was, and I thought, oh, my gosh, Dolly’s right. Our careers depend on our fans! That changed me forever,’ the mother-of-three said.

As for the last time she was starstruck, Fonda recalled asking Muhammad Ali for his autograph at an airport. 

‘My knees almost gave way in front of him, I was so excited. And I’d already won two Academy Awards!’ she gushed.

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