Tom Brady is clapping back after drawing criticism for his cameo in a new Netflix series that shows him visiting a massage parlor.
Brady appears in the comedy series Living With Yourself, where actor Paul Rudd's character undergoes treatment at a spa to become a better version of himself.
In one scene, Brady walks out of "Top Happy Spa" at a strip mall and asks Rudd "first time?"
"Uh-huh," Rudd says. "You?"
"Sixth," Brady responds in reference to his six Super Bowl wins.
On Saturday, a reporter asked Brady what he was thinking while filming the scene, insinuating it was a dig at Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Florida police charged Kraft in February with two counts of soliciting prostitution at a strip-mall massage parlor in Jupiter.
"That's not what that was about," Brady said. "I think that was taken out of context, just like you're taking it out of context and trying to make it a story for yourself, which has a negative connotation to it, which I don't appreciate. It was meant to be something different than that. The fact it's a distraction or you're bringing it up, is not something I want to be talking about."
Brady explained he filmed the scene in front of a green screen and agreed to do it a year ago.
"It's unfortunate that people would choose to think I would ever do something like that about Mr. Kraft," Brady added. "I think that's a very bad assessment of my relationship with him. I would never do that."
Living With Yourself director Timothy Greenburg told The Wrap he wrote the scene while Brady was dealing with the "Deflategate" controversy.
"There was this implication that maybe he's a clone and he's cheating," Greenberg said. "When I wrote it, he was 37 and had won four Super Bowls. And then by the time I actually make the thing, he's now 41 and he's just coming off his sixth Super Bowl win. So he became even more perfect. He was our number one choice for that."