Trump supporters are mad at Martellus Bennett, who is a Patriots team member. He stated that he will not be meeting with Donald Trump. Martellus declined to say why he did not want to meet with President Trump. He said that he will talk about that later. Martellus also stated that he wants to take the time to celebrate with his family.
Martellus has received a lot of backlash. However, he stated that he is not worried about the backlash. He also stated that he does not discuss politics with his teammates. He stated that he and his teammates accept each other despite differences in political beliefs.
Martellus also received a lot of racist comments. One person stated that he should stick to football because he is an ignorant cotton picker. Another person stated that they could care less about a football player’s political beliefs.
The Trump supporters seemed to ignore the fact that Tom Brady refused to meet with Obama after the Patriots won the Super Bowl in 2015. Tom stated that he did not meet with Obama because he needed family time. However, Tom did meet with George W. Bush. However, he did not get the backlash that Martellus received.