Ezekiel Elliott’s Nude ESPN Cover Is Upsetting Twitter Masculinity

Former Buckeye and current Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott posed nude for the cover of ESPN’s Body Issue. But hold your excitement because some people are outraged.

In the issue, Zeke talks about the physical nature of the sport as well as keeping in shape when all you do is work your body. But people are less concerned with what he’s saying and more concerned with how he appears on the cover.

Some Twitter users were searching for an explanation as to why ESPN would feature a nude male athlete.

Of course, this outrage is a double standard. Other ESPN Body Issue covers that show women in the nude aren’t getting the same negative response.

Personally, I have to agree with Twitter user @yvettewood16.

I don’t know about you, but if Zeke (or any athlete regardless of gender) wants to show off all of his hard work, that’s A-Ok with me. Haters gonna hate.

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