- Ex-GOP congressman Jason Chaffetz, who recently appeared on Fox to debate Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental activism, was shocked that the mega-star had not shaved his armpits before sunning himself.
- When asked if DiCaprio was guilty of performative activism while sunbathing on a superyacht, Chaffetz said: “Hey Leo, shave those pits, will ya?… Don’t show it again, shave those pits. Come on man, do us all a favor!”
- Chaffetz’s odd laser-focus on Leo’s hairy pits surprised the panel and has since prompted speculation on the status of the former lawmaker’s own armpits.
Arpan Rai from The Independent writes:
“Former congressman Jason Chaffetz, who appeared on a Fox News show on Monday to debate Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental activism, had a bizarre complaint: the Don’t Look Up star had not shaved his armpits.
The actor, a passionate environmentalist and a UN climate change ambassador, has been called an “eco-hypocrite” by some critics since pictures emerged of him ringing in the new year with friends aboard a superyacht.
Fox News’s Outnumbered panel was discussing a photo of DiCaprio seen relaxing in blue shorts on the superyacht near the Caribbean island of St Barts.
When asked about whether DiCaprio was guilty of performative activism, Mr Chaffetz said: “Yeah, I just keep looking at that picture and I’m like, ‘Hey Leo, shave those pits, will ya? I mean, come on! Don’t show it again, shave those pits. Come on man, do us all a favour’.”
The Republican’s statement surprised the hosts of the debate too. “This segment went a whole different direction than I expected!” the show’s co-host Emily Compagno said…”
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