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Carnival Kicked Our Asses

We Thought We Could Hang. We Were Wrong.

3/19/2014 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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He's 6'2" and 300 lbs ... but Atlanta Falcons defensive end Jonathan Babineaux got straight up WORKED at Carnival in Trinidad & Tobago ... telling TMZ Sports he partied so hard, "By the end, I couldn't hang anymore."

Babineaux and his brother Jordan (an NFL safety) just got back from a week-long rager in the Caribbean -- where they threw on body paint and costumes in the hopes of taking in all that Carnival had to offer.

Instead, Jonathan says he and Jordan got a serious reality check -- "I thought we partied hard. We don't. Those people can party. And it goes on a whole week. I was ready to go after a couple days."

Here's a sample of the party scene, according to Jonathan -- "There's a breakfast party in the morning until about 2. Then the day party until 10. Then the night party until 2am. Then the late late party until the morning. It's non-stop."

Jonathan says he and Jordan tried their best to keep up, pounding rum and pineapples like they meant business -- but by the end, they were completely drained.

Makes you kinda respect Rihanna more ... doesn't it?

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Hahha dont make me augh. Rhianna? Barbados cropover is joke to Trini carnival haha

216 days ago


@Sheldon Siegel is not drinking Booz all day .As Trinidadians we run on adrenaline that there is none other in this world ,our soca music is all we need..Alcohol is just a compliment to the occasion.And for every one's information Carnival get's going summer of the year before with all the bands throwing parties to show off what their presentation is the next year.After Christmas of the year of Carnival is when all the fine celebrations finally get on the way .2weeks before Carnival is when all the major parties start but the week of Carnival there can be as much as 20 parties a day is which you will attend.And that week parties are just like they described from morning to morning NO SLEEP.breakfast parties ,Day fete,Big fete and back to Breakfast parties.and you go like this for 6days leading you straight to Carnival Tuesday parade on the streets by foot which in total you could of traveled approximately 60miles or more jumping,dancing,chipping,and yes drinking.which you are there from 8am to 8pm then to the after party..some of us drink some of us don't .Like I say all you need is SOCA MUSIC good company a great DJ or MUSIC BAND.So yes we welcome on end all to come and be part for once in your life to THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH TRINIDAD CARNIVAL..BELIEVE ME YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED AND TO THE FOOTBALL PLAYERS SEE YOU AGAIN NEXT YEAR CAUSE ONCE YOU GET THAT TASTE YOU ALWAYS COME BACK FOR MORE CAUSE YOU CANNOT GET THIS NO OTHER PLACE IN THE WORLD...BRING YOUR FRIENDS BRING YOUR FAMILY TRINIDAD CARNIVAL HAS TO BE ON EVERYONE'S BUCKET. LIST.

216 days ago


I LOVE my country: Trinidad & Tobago!!! We can party sun up to sun down!! Barbados Cropover does not have the pace like Trinidad Carnival, so no, Rihanna wouldn't have been able to stay awake either. If u don't like the heat stay out of the kitchen....lol!!

213 days ago
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