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This Dude Is Turning Fear Into Fascination With Snake Foot Massages

Can you make it through this video without saying "fuck that shit"?

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This is Kiwi photographer, free diver, and all round fucking champion smokin' hot bloke Matt Draper.

Instagram: @mattdraperphotography

Draper lives and works in God's Own Paradise – aka Byron Bay, NSW, Australia – where he spends his days surfing, swimming, and chilling with the locals.

Instagram: @mattdraperphotography

This week Draper's (amazing) Instagram profile exploded after he posted a batshit insanely brilliant video...

Can you get through this video without going "HOLY FUCKING SHIT"?!!!! 🐍 😝

Instagram: @mattdraperphotography

This is a 2-metre female diamond python named Snakey that Draper's mate Scottie keeps in a beautiful big enclosure in the Byron hinterland.

Draper posted the video to Instagram with the caption: "My daily pre-free diving foot massage just went down." 😬 🐍 😭

But actually, Draper – whose photographic mission is "changing fear into fascination" – says a foot massage from a snake is HEAVENLY. "It feels so nice," he told BuzzFeed.

"It’s a bit squeamish if you look at it that way. But when people touch them they’re transfixed, it's so soft and relaxing." Go Matt. You legend.

ABC America / Via giphy.com