Reports of tension and unrest had been circulating between Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen until their divorce was finalized in 2022. Announcing their separation after 13 years, based on unhappiness and frustration, Brady and Bündchen finally came clean. However, digging deeper into their relationship, it seems there’s more than just indifferences that affected their marriage. 

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Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady

In retrospect, Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen faced numerous troubles and challenges throughout their relationship. Despite attempting to strengthen their commitment, the couple only lasted for 13 years before having a so-called amicable split. According to a throwback interview, it seems the Brazilian supermodel wanted to separate their paths way before things eventually ended. 

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Gisele Bündchen’s Instantaneous Romance With Tom Brady

The celebrity media has always remained obsessed with Gisele Bündchen’s love life, ever since her association with Leonardo DiCaprio. Keeping up with the raging popularity of DiCaprio, following his fame related to the highest-grossing film, Titanic, Bündchen often appeared on gossip columns for dating the heartthrob. Caught in a fraught throughout their 5 years on and off relationship, the supermodel enjoyed the spotlight.

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Bündchen dated Leonardo DiCaprio

Keeping up with the headlines of an alleged eight-month breakup, a reconciliation, and her frustration towards DiCaprio’s flirtatious nature, Gisele Bündchen sought a commitment from the actor. However, facing a refusal from Leonardo DiCaprio, Bündchen dumped the actor for her mental peace in 2005. Moving on with herself, by the end of 2006, the supermodel met the NFL quarterback Tom Brady and had an instantaneous romance. 

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Bündchen and Brady’s instantaneous romance

I knew right way—the first time I saw him,” gushing over her new romance, Bündchen shared with Vanity Fair. Although the model doesn’t believe in the love at first sight concept, she mentioned, “I believe in feeling connected.” Convinced by Brady’s pure heart, Bündchen believed she found her soulmate in him. However, their good days were soon disrupted, as two months into their relationship, Brady’s ex-girlfriend Bridget Moynahan came up with shocking news. 

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Tom Brady’s Ex-girlfriend Dispelled The Initial Bliss 

Dating Bridget Moynahan for three years, prior to his relationship with Gisele Bündchen, Tom Brady received the shocking pregnancy revelation from his ex. Getting his and Bündchen’s initial bliss dispelled by an unwelcomed announcement, the couple ended up facing the first challenge in their relationship. Discussing the tough time, Bündchen shared, “It was definitely a surprise for both of us”. 

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Tom Brady and Bridget Moynahan with their son

Although Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady divorced in 2022, prior to the NFL player’s retirement announcement, it seems the couple had several reasons to quit way before their eventual split. Following Moynahan’s pregnancy announcement with Brady’s son, Bündchen appeared for an interview with CBS This Morning, to discuss how she decided to break up with Brady. “I’m dating this guy, we met, and we started dating and everything is great and then this happens” Bündchen shared. 

Putting her thoughts into words, the model shared, “I felt like I didn’t know what to do. It was kind of one of those moments of like, ‘Do I just run away?’”. Further discussing the challenging situation with Vanity Fair, Bündchen stated, “We were dating two and a half months when he found out, and it was a very challenging situation.” Evidently Moynahan’s pregnancy made Bündchen wonder if she should be in the same frame with Brady and his ex-girlfriend. 

In retrospect, things eventually got fine and although the situation looked challenging, at the moment, it actually strengthened the bond between Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen. 

Read more: “Fake News”: Tom Brady Debunks Rumors He’s Leaving $375 Million Fox Deal for His Kids

Source: Vanity Fair, CBS Mornings 

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