Anthony Weiner: Too Sexy For His Shirt

So, I walk by the office television set and the above picture of a shirtless man, allegedly New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, filled the screen.

So, I walk by the office television set and the above picture of a shirtless man, allegedly New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, filled the screen.

I don’t know or much care about the details. For those who do, Weiner has apparently scheduled a press conference for this afternoon.

Regardless, what is it with celebrities and their fascination with photographing their body parts?

The post title, for those under a certain age, refers to the one hit from one hit wonder Right Said Fred:

Update (Doug Mataconis): Weiner acknowledged responsibility for multiple “inappropriate online relationships” with as many as six women. He is not resigning.

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Comments

  1. hey norm says:

    I cannot decide wheteher this annoys me more, or less, than the Palin/Revere kerfuffle.

  2. hey norm says:

    DOH…He just admitted to the whole enchilada. Prepare for full-on faux outrage…in 3, 2, 1….

  3. MstrB says:

    You need to give fair coverage to the 2007 Mix of I’m Too Sexy as well.

  4. A voice from another precinct says:

    “I’m too sexy” needed a remix in 2007???? Why?

  5. MstrB says:

    @another
    Three words…. latex body paint.

  6. Franklin says:

    “I’m too sexy” needed a remix in 2007???? Why?

    Seconded.