Amid the late-night parties aboard Rob Gronkowski’s party cruise that sailed to the Bahamas over the weekend, fans got a chance to quiz the Patriots tight end at a lively public Q&A session.
Gronkowski fielded questions with his brothers Gordie Jr. and Chris, along with their father, Gordon. Passengers stepped up to a microphone, announced their names and where they’re from – “I’m originally from Woostah, Massachusetts!” a woman proudly declared to cheers – and picked Gronk’s brain. “You’re a beast of a beast,” one man said and wanted to know what Gronkowski is scared of. “Little spiders,” he said. His favorite sports movie? “‘Happy Gilmore,’ hands down.”
What’s a typical Gronkowski Christmas like? “Practicing with Bill Belichick.” If he hadn’t been a football player, what would Gronk be? “After the last two nights, I’d be an entertainer and dancer.”
Biggest misconception about his family? “Hey, we’re not that stupid, OK?” quipped Chris Gronkowski.
A young woman wondered if Rob could bench-press her and her three friends all at once. “Let’s find out,” Gronkowski said, inviting the women onstage, where they stacked themselves atop him. Sure enough, he could.
And Jonathan Holzapfel, visiting from Kentucky, used the event to celebrate his love and get Gronk’s blessing. He got down on one knee, presented a ring, and proposed to his girlfriend, Allison Aumiller. She said yes – and the crowd went wild.
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