Usually my embarrassing habit of reading TMZ every afternoon turns out to be nothing but a waste of time... UNTIL TODAY! Because today TMZ reported that Golden Tate, a Seattle Seahawk rookie, was caught trespassing in Bellevue's Top Pot doughnut shop at 3 am Saturday morning, all because the dude just really wanted a maple bar.

The shop was closed up for the night, but apparently Tate, who lives in the same building, didn't let that stop him and his buddy from getting their sugar fix. After being caught, Tate got a warning from police and promised not to do it again.

At today's practice the Seahawk player addressed the media about the incident and apologized for his actions, blaming the tasty maple bars for his bad decision. "When I got [to Seattle] it was one of the first things I had. They're irresistible," he said. Adding, "If you ever want some maple bars, that's the place to go."

I wholeheartedly agree. As long as you go when IT'S OPEN.

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