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Rob Gronkowski

Mocks Asian Fan

Where's the Fried Rice?

11/12/2013 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Maybe New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski hasn't heard what's going on with Richie Incognito -- because he openly mocked an Asian fan over the weekend, calling the guy "Leslie Chow" ... and joking about fried rice.

Gronk was hosting a Q&A with fans in Foxborough, MA Sunday night at Bar Louie Restaurant when people started dancing ... including an Asian man sporting a Gronk jersey. 

The Pats star acted surprised, and said -- into a microphone for everyone to hear -- "They told me he could only cook fried rice!" Then Gronk one upped himself by calling the fan "Leslie Chow" ... Ken Jeong's character from "The Hangover."

At least one person in the group thought Gronk might have crossed a line -- because they immediately grabbed the mic and reminded the audience they all signed waivers agreeing to hand over ALL cell phone footage.

It's unclear if that was just a joke, but clearly this video survived -- and now we gotta ask ...

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91 COMMENTS

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31.

LXQO    

Really! They was just joking and if people can't see that they really need to grow the hell up! - www.lxqo.com

244 days ago
32.

bmsvds    

That is stereotyping, not racism.

244 days ago
33.

macknassjones    

Bobo frog u sir are a ****n idiot! Wasnt even funny & no its not racist! TMZ slow week huh? ****n losers! Post that bitchs

244 days ago
34.

mike    

this to asians is like calling mexicans speedy gonzales and pretending to shoot at his feet to make him dance, or calling blacks the n word and pretending to hang them up on a tree

244 days ago
35.

Rush Limbaugh    

What he said was racist, is he a racist, don't know. People need to put their money where there mouths are. I want to see someone link a Video of them going to their Asian Boss, and say, hey main where's the fried rice tee he he. And see what happens.

244 days ago
36.

TuxThePenguin    

...he's a Polack. It's okay. So am I. We can hurl bad jokes at him.😝

244 days ago
37.

6one9    

Call Julie Chen!!
She's know `` the scoop!!!!

244 days ago
38.

Joe Blowe    

I'm Dutch and have to deal with "finger in the dyke" and "wooden shoes" jokes a lot. I'm not offended by it, get over yourselves people

244 days ago
39.

JB    

Give the guy a break. He clearly needed to resort to desperate measures to keep everyone awake.

244 days ago
40.

anonymous    

Gronk is just another dumb jock, can't wait til he breaks his arm again.

244 days ago
41.

Edubbins    

I am asian and not offended. gronknation

244 days ago
42.

anonymous    

He's a retard.

244 days ago
43.

Kenzie P    

if this were about a black person you bet it would be considered racist...

244 days ago
44.

0739NV    

You dont need to hurt somebody's feelings to make other people happy.. (jokers rule)

244 days ago
45.

braintrain    

I don't think he is smart enough to be intentionally racist. Not saying that's a pass.

244 days ago
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