Everyone has seen those cliche vacation shirts with "beach bodies" seemingly drawn in cartoon. They're cute. They're funny. They're fairly innocuous. However, things have gone a step too far, and now, the hairy chest swimsuit exists, and Kelly Ripa just wore in on Live with Kelly and Ryan. While I'm pretty sure that Ripa can rock just about anything she wears, this may not have just been a little too much, but hey, no one can say that Ripa isn't willing to do anything to make viewers let out a laugh.
On Thursday, at the close of the show, Ripa was kind enough to model the super trendy one piece swimsuit. Ripa seemed to thoroughly enjoy rocking the suit, but the real question is how many people will rock the suit IRL. Admittedly, I'm going to hop on the no train for this trend.
If you haven't seen the hairy chest swimsuit, you're missing out on what could be one of the many popular culture phenomenons of 2017. The suit features an image of a man's hair chest meant to create the look of "#dadbod." Plus, it's not just the chest. Ripa lovingly showcased the few stray back hairs that adorn the backend of the suit.
If you happen to now be obsessed with the "Sexy Chest" swimsuit from Beloved Shirts, there's good news. It is not yet sold out. You can own this unique swimwear and rock it at the beach or pool all summer long.
Sexy Chest Tan One Piece Swimsuit, $49.95
Clearly, the swimsuit has already made an impact enough for Ripa to wear it. Ripa certainly didn't do so without cracking a few jokes of her own commenting on placement of certain body parts and showing off the matching hairy back. Before the show even, Ripa even pretended to flash co-host Ryan Seacrest.
Clearly, people can't get enough of the hairy chest swimsuit including Ripa. Personally, though, I truly hope I don't encounter this suit at the beach or the pool any time soon.