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Gronk’s upcoming appearance on ‘Drop the Mic’ is a train wreck (vid)

Rob Gronkowski is set to appear on next week’s episode of the TBS’ “battle rap” series “Drop the Mic.” And if a teaser tweet touting Gronk’s appearance is any indication, viewers should expect to witness a completely awkward train wreck.

Here’s a promotional clip from Gronkowski’s appearanceĀ  — during which he takes on Gina Rodriguez — on the Method Man-hosted show, set to air next Tuesday. But be forewarned, it’s cringeworthy and not for those easily embarrassed by the awkward antics of others.

Oof. You want to look away or turn down the volume but it’s

Gronk without question has charisma, swagger and sense of humor to pull of such a performance. But the New England Patriots tight end simply seems to fall flat with his performance. Perhaps “Drop the Mic” saved the best parts of Gronkowski’s performance for the actual broadcast, but if the preview is any indication, one should not count on it.