As Principal McGee tells the suspiciously mature “high school students” in Grease, “If you can’t be an athlete, be an athletic supporter.”
Well, after Fox’s live broadcast of the hit musical on Sunday, you’d think she was referring to Danny’s (Aaron Tveit) gym shorts.
The barely-there garment had a lot of supporting to do, and far be it from the Twitterverse to stay silent on such an important subject.
The reaction was kicked off by none other than Anna Kendrick:
Finger crossed Danny’s shorts get smaller with every cut away #GreaseLive
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) February 1, 2016
And some were quick to pick up on the actress’ wish:
@AnnaKendrick47 He’s going The Full Zuko
— Eric Goldman (@TheEricGoldman) February 1, 2016
@AnnaKendrick47 He’s going to be the new Coppertone baby.
— StarryMag (@StarryMag) February 1, 2016
But the reactions didn’t end there:
— Alie Martell (@aliemartell) February 1, 2016
— Will Keightley (@willdeux) February 1, 2016
Can we talk about Aaron Tveit in a man tank?!? CAN WE TALK ABOUT AARON TVEIT IN SHORTS AND A MAN TANK?!?! #GreaseLive
— Gwyn Burton (@Gwyn_Burton) February 1, 2016
— DG (@dgct2) February 1, 2016
It’s easy to see why Aaron caused such a ruckus — here are some more photos of the performer: