Things aren’t looking too peachy for former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa.
Sosa joined ESPN Deportes reporter Enrique Rojas for a discussion that aired earlier this week, but Twitter users couldn’t focus on the interview itself.
Wearing a pink fedora and outfit that matched the color of his bleached skin, Sosa was ripped on social media not only for his choice of clothing, but for looking more pale than ever before.
The former National League MVP and home run champion has been criticized for bleaching his skin, but claimed in a 2009 interview with Univision that he uses the cream to “soften” his skin.
Holy Cow, Sammy Sosa, you’re delusional for Christ comparison
“It’s a cream that I have, that I use to soften (my skin), but has bleached me some,” Sosa told the network. “I’m not a racist, I live my life happily.”
Having first appeared with lighter skin in 2009, Sosa’s skin is even more whitewashed now than it was eight years ago, and Twitter users haven’t held back, captioning screenshots of the interview with tons of wise-cracks.
Rojas is the same ESPN Deportes columnist who reported on the first bleaching story for ESPN in 2009.
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