Although the Olympic Winter Games are over, Adam Rippon is still stealing the show with his fabulous but controversial choice of outfit at the Oscars.
The 28-year-old US athlete became the first openly gay American man to compete in the Winter Games winning a bronze medal in the figure skating team event.
Earlier tonight he made an appearance on the Oscars red carpet wearing a black harness under his tuxedo, an unusual choice that caught the attention of Twitter.
The S&M inspired look, which was very Fifty Shades of Grey, was designed by fashion house Moschino and it certainly helped Rippon make a statement on the red carpet.
Taking to Instagram to thank the creative director of Moschino, Jeremy Scott, Rippon posted a picture of himself getting ready writing:
Dressed to impress in Moschino. Getting ready for the Oscars with Access Online! Huge thank you to the brill, beautiful, and kind, Jeremy Scott.
The look caused a debate on Twitter as people either applauded Rippon or questioned his attire.
Keirn Thomas wasn’t too impressed writing:
Just saw Adam Rippon’s outfit and what in the BDSM was he thinking?
Just saw Adam Rippon’s outfit and what in the BDSM was he thinking? #Oscars
— Keirn (@KeirnThomas) March 5, 2018
The majority of Twitter though fell head over heels for Rippon’s outfit congratulating him for his brace choice.
Jamie Gornan wrote:
I think Adam Rippon just broke the internet with his Oscar outfit.
— Jamie Gorman (@jamie_g89) March 5, 2018
Goth Ellen was also in love with Rippon’s outfit choice tweeting:
Adam Rippon wearing leather bondage on the Oscars red carpet is everything I didn’t know I wanted.
Adam Rippon wearing leather bondage on the Oscars red carpet is everything I didn’t know I wanted
— GOBLIN (@GothEllen) March 5, 2018
Many celebrities caught the attention of both photographers and the internet on the red carpet by wearing orange pins to show support for further gun control laws.
Attendees donned the pins from nonprofit organisation Everytown to try and raise awareness about gun safety and legislation.
This isn’t the only support Hollywood has shown for the movement in changing the second amendment.
Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney and Amal Clooney all donated $500,000 to the March for Our Lives with the children involved in the school shooting.
As reported by Variety, in a statement Clooney said:
Amal and I are so inspired by the courage and eloquence of these young men and women from Stoneman Douglas High School.
Our family will be there on March 24 to stand side by side with this incredible generation of young people from all over the country, and in the name of our children Ella and Alexander, we’re donating $500,000 to help pay for this groundbreaking event. Our children’s lives depend on it.
As well as donating money, the Hollywood couple will also participate in the planned March For Our Lives demonstration, due to take place on March 24.
Emily Murray is a journalist at UNILAD. She graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA in English Literature and History before studying for a Masters in Journalism at the University of Salford. Emily has previously worked for the BBC, ITV and Trinity Mirror. When Emily isn’t writing about topics including mental health and entertainment, you can find her at the cinema which is her second home.