Twitter wags can’t get enough of this old statue of a shirtless Abraham Lincoln:
Reminder that the Los Angeles federal courthouse has a statue of Abraham Lincoln where he’s a shirtless young stud suggestively tugging at his waistband like a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model: pic.twitter.com/32bjqEERYi
— Zack Stentz (@MuseZack) February 20, 2019
He likened the “shirtless young stud suggestively tugging at his waistband” to a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model.
It promptly sent the social media platform into overdrive as people rechristened the artwork “Honest Babe” and “Babe-raham Lincoln,” among other names:
I’m not going to stop thinking about that Calvin Klein underwear model statue of Abraham Lincoln in the LA Courthouse for at least a week.
— Muirin (@Muirin007) February 21, 2019
well he did help pass the Thirsteenth Amendment
— ryan teague beckwith (@ryanbeckwith) February 21, 2019
I had no idea that’s who it’s supposed to be. I thought it was Luke Perry this whole time
— Brooke Binkowski (@brooklynmarie) February 21, 2019
There’s probably fanfiction about that shirtless Lincoln statue.
— Pepijn (@PKtje) February 20, 2019
“Let’s get you emancipated out of those shorts”
— Jesse Singal (@jessesingal) February 20, 2019