Magic moment

Does something seem off about this picture of Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry?


The summer of 2016 was a conveyor belt of skin. It was hot out — remember warmth? Also the election was starting to drive people to actual madness, so can you really blame folks for ripping off their clothes and running into the light? We know we sure can’t.

But there were two moments that will go down as the apex of seasonal male celebrity disrobement: the Biebs getting down in Hawaii, and Orlando Bloom with Katy Perry paddle boarding into glory.

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Let’s take a moment to relive that second moment, for a moment:


OK, either Katy Perry is hotter than we remember, or something weird is going on here.

Enter cheeky British comedians Alan Carr and David Walliams, paddling in from stage right.

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The pair recreated the iconic shot in all its glory (you can see the full version here), and it’s giving us major ‘summer of skin’ nostalgia. If we close our eyes really tight, we can almost imagine the heat coming off the radiator is the sun shining down. Almost.

Now we’ll just get back to piling all the wool we can find on our heads and call it a day.


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  • machuffin

    It’s Walliams, not Williams. It’s weird, I know.

  • machuffin

    And Walliams claims to be “bi”, or some version of the concept (“open”/”fluid”, etc.)

  • Arconcyyon

    kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk perfect is reprise the new cine tuor kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk .

  • Arconcyyon

    Ceremoliaty she the end the eary´s desember is 16. good kkkkk good . chart´spicture.

  • Captain Obvious

    I don’t get why this desperate picture is always popping up. It looks kinda gross with all the pubes shaved off honestly. Do some guy not realize by trying to make it look bigger they actually look prepubescent?

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