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Tommy DeVito Makes Uncompensated Visit To Pizzeria Following Dispute

Tommy DeVito makes uncompensated visit to pizzeria following dispute, as he fulfilled an apparent agreement with a New Jersey-based pizzeria on Tuesday. Coniglio's Old Fashioned Pizzeria in Morristown had initially announced the event's cancellation, citing a sudden increase in DeVito's appearance fee from $10,000 to $20,000.

Daisy-Mae Schmitt
Dec 20, 202378 Shares26039 Views
Tommy DeVito makes uncompensated visit to pizzeria following dispute, as he fulfilled an apparent agreement with a New Jersey-based pizzeria on Tuesday. Coniglio's Old Fashioned Pizzeria in Morristown had initially announced the event's cancellation, citing a sudden increase in DeVito's appearance fee from $10,000 to $20,000. The fee increase reportedly occurred after DeVito's notable performance in leading the New York Giants to a comeback victory over the Packers on "Monday Night Football" the previous week, as indicated in an Instagram post by Coniglio's.
Darren Rovell, a sports business journalist, reported that Tommy DeVito unexpectedly showed up at the pizzeria on Tuesday afternoon after the story gained traction on social media. DeVito's agent, Sean Stellato, argued that there was no contractual agreement with the pizza shop, asserting that "nothing was ever agreed to" and denying any fee increase.
However, Nino Coniglio, the pizzeria's owner, countered Stellato's claim, stating, "We agreed in principle to terms - two hours, 250 autographs, and $10,000, and then the agent couldn't be reached. He reached back out after Monday's game to tell us the price was now $20,000." Despite the initial dispute, the situation was resolved amicably, with Coniglio sharing a photo on Instagram showing Nino and DeVito enjoying a slice together.
Amid the unexpected success of undrafted rookie Tommy DeVito as the New York Giants' starting quarterback, both DeVito and his agent Sean Stellato have enjoyed newfound fame. DeVito, who initially began the season on the practice squad, played a pivotal role in reviving the Giants' playoff aspirations with a three-game winning streak, culminating in a game-winning drive against the Packers on December 11.
DeVito's rise to stardom includes a celebration of his Italian heritage, prominently featured in his now-iconic hand gesture with pinched fingers raised in the air, which has been enthusiastically embraced by Giants teammates and fans alike. However, the Giants' winning streak came to an end with a decisive loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Notably, some Saints players mocked DeVito's signature gesture after sacking him during the lopsided defeat. Despite the setback in New Orleans, DeVito is slated to remain the starting quarterback as the Giants, with a 5-9 record, face the rival Philadelphia Eagles, who hold a 10-4 record, on Christmas Day.

Conclusion

Ultimately, DeVito enjoyed some quality time with fans and a seemingly delicious lunch, preserving his reputation. Meanwhile, Coniglio received far more promotion than anticipated, albeit at a discounted rate. It seems like everyone emerged as a winner in the end.
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