Rob Lowe on Rooting for Tom Brady in NFL Playoffs: 'I Always Support the Pretty Boys'

January 16th, 2013 5:49 PM

Rob Lowe took a comical, self-deprecating swipe at himself and Tom Brady Tuesday.

Appearing on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Lowe said he's rooting for the New England Patriots quarterback in the NFL playoffs because "I always support the pretty boys."


As the subject of football came up, Kimmel asked, “Were you rooting for Peyton Manning?”

“I was,” Lowe replied. “I was so depressed at that Broncos loss. But now I go to Tom Brady.”

“You now go to Tom Brady? Really?” asked Kimmel. “How does that work?”

“It’s very simple,” Lowe answered. “I always support the pretty boys.”

“I see,” replied a laughing Kimmel.

This isn't the first time Lowe has referred to Brady as a pretty boy. He tweeted this on December 16:

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