video: Patriots’ Gronkowski Crashes Spicer’s White House Press Briefing

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
GoLocalProv Sports Team

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski crashed White House press secretary's press conference during the Patriots visit to the White House on Wednesday.

"Need some help?" Gronkowski asked Spicer. 

"I think I got this, but thank you…maybe. I'll see you in a minute," Spicer said. 

After Gronkowski left the room, Spicer said "All right, that was cool. How do you follow that?"

The Patriots visited the White House to celebrate their fifth Super Bowl Championship. 

 

  • ESPN Body Issue

    In 2012, Rob Gronkowski was one of many athletes who posed nude for the ESPN The Magazine body issue

    Gronkowski did not look like he was uncomfortable. 

    Photo courtesy of Cody Collier 36501/flickr

     
  • Loves Kittens

    In November of 2014, Rob Gronkowski posed with kittens for an ESPN The Magazine photo shoot. 

    As the picture shows, Gronkowski loves kittens. 

    Photo courtesy of DGB Productions/flickr

     
  • Has His Own Cereal

    In 2012, Rob Gronkowski launched Gronk Flakes which were sold in Stop & Shops all across New England. A portion of the proceeds went to his Gronk Nation Youth Foundation. 

     

    Photo courtesy of Daniel DeCristo/Flickr

     
  • Plays Mortal Kombat

    A few days before the Super Bowl, Rob Gronkowski and Marshawn Lynch sat down for a game of Mortal Kombat X on Conan. 

     
  • Parties with Porn Stars

    During the bye week of the 2011 season, Rob Gronkowski hung out with porn star Bibi Jones and even let her wear his jersey. 

    Photo courtesy of Carmine19jock/flickr

     
  • Spikes Hockey Pucks

    Gronkowski spiked a hockey puck prior to a Bruins game in a ceremony honoring the Patriots for winning the Super Bowl. 

    The puck bounced off the ice and went about six rows into the crowd. 

     
  • Answers Crazy Question

    In April of 2012, Rob Gronkowski visited the URI campus and answered questions from students. 

    Gronkowski even answered one crazy question about who he would rather "F, Marry, or Kill."

    How many athletes would actually answer that question? 

     
  • TD Spikes!

    Gronkowski has one of the best touchdown celebrations in the league, just a simple spike of the football. That celebration is what has helped launch him into superstardom. 

    Like this spike from the Super Bowl. 

     
  • Dances on Duck Boats

    Rob Gronkowski took his dance moves to the Duck Boats during the Patriots Super Bowl parade. 

     
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