We’ve seen it before. The mistaken identity and people tweet at the wrong person with their outrage or support.

That has happened to Tom Bradby who is not American, but the political editor for ITV in the UK. That’s right, Tom Bradby, with two b’s unlike the suspended New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, has been the brunt of some angry tweets at the quarterback, but also some supportive tweets from Pats fans.

It’s been quite interesting, but Bradby seems to have a sense of humor about it all. First, let check out out some of the tweets directed at Tom BRADBY, not Tom Brady over the whole Deflategate scandal.

First, I’m sure that as a reporter, Bradby is used to seeing this type of insult.

Not sure how Tom Bradby feels about being called an American hero and a “dcreamboat.”

Actor/comedian Mike Epps, the star of the new ABC series Uncle Buck and a Colts fan, tweeted at Tom Bradby:

Here’s one fan who’s not concerned about not having Tom Bradby available for fantasy teams:

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013.

He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television.

Fang celebrates the four Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.