Twitter Can’t Stop Talking About Prince Fielder Being All Naked And Stuff On The Cover Of ESPN’s Body Issue

The Texas Rangers slugger got very nude for a cover of ESPN Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue.

2. There were plenty of people cracking on Fielder because of his weight, as Complex noted, but not everyone was joking. There were plenty of tweets flying in support of the athlete, praising his courage.

8. And plenty lusting for that well-oiled form.

14. It’s rare that the issue of beauty standards and fat shaming revolves around men, and this provided a new way to experience the phenomenon.

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“You don’t have to look like an Under Armour mannequin to be an athlete,” says Fielder in the issue. “Just because you’re big doesn’t mean you can’t be an athlete. And just because you work out doesn’t mean you’re going to have a 12-pack. I work out to make sure I can do my job to the best of my ability. Other than that, I’m not going up there trying to be a fitness model.”

20. And it sparked a revolution in what is being called #HuskyTwitter, leading men to celebrate their own Fielder-esque forms.

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