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What's Going On With Those Men's Gymnastics Onesies?

The truth may humongously disappoint you.

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If you've been watching men's gymnastics, you've probably noticed the competitors' uniforms, which look from afar like footed onesies.

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Did a Swiss gymnast come to my house and steal my favorite comfy pajamas??

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I WANT ONE OF THESE NECK-TO-TOE SNUGGLY OUTFIT THINGS.

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But hold on a second.

If you can bear it, please look very carefully at this handsome and sculpted male gymnast. (His name is Max Whitlock.)

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Those aren't footed pajamas. They're just...stirrup pants with a matching sock!!

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You can tell even more easily when the gymnast wears different-colored socks.

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And that's a singlet just tucked into the stirrup pants. It's not connected at all.

JUST A SHIRT.
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JUST A SHIRT.

Like everything else in your life, the gymnastics onesies were just a tiny glimmer of hope that would eventually dissolve into a bleak reality (that it's just freakin' stirrup pants).

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