Brian Wilson's Spandex Tuxedo Sparks Twitter Reaction
Jonah Hill and others weigh in on the San Francisco Giants pitcher's ESPY Awards outfit.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson showed up at Wednesday night's ESPY Awards dressed in nothing less than a spandex tuxedo.
The outfit was completed by an orange bowtie and socks, black-and-white high-tops, white gloves and cane.
The unusual getup sparked instant reaction on Twitter. Among the tweets:
Jonah Hill, who shared a photo of himself and Wilson: "And of course, Bryan Wilson and myself."
Doug Abeles, producer-writer for Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update: "Giants pitcher Brian Wilson looks like a polaroid negative of Frederick Douglass."
ESPN's Michael Wilbon: "Brian Wilson in a spandex tux? What?"
ESPN's Stephania Bell: "Craziest outfit on red carpet belongs to none other than #SFGiants closer Brian Wilson rockin' the tux unitard..."
ESPN's Josh Krulewitz: "Best outfit at espys by far #giants brian Wilson"
Heather Zeller: "Brian Wilson's outfit actually takes the focus off of his beard. Didn't think that was possible." (Wilson is known as "The Beard" for his voluminous facial hair.)
Chris Dimino: "its beyond official. giant reliever brian wilson is an idiot. dennis rodman wannabe. not "out there"...not entertaining...just a poser"
Seth Garland Hays: "Watching the espys and loving brian wilson's outfit, sorta looks like the penguin from batman."
Taylor Zastrow: "Brian Wilson is deffinatly the Lady Gaga of sports."
Seth Meyers hosted the ESPYs, which took place Wednesday night at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.