Winter Olympics viewers were used to seeing breakout star Adam Rippon in the sparkly, bedazzled outfits he wore on the ice, but he showed a new side of himself at this year’s Oscars.
At last night’s red carpet before the 90th Academy Awards, Rippon showed up in a studded leather harness by Jeremy Scott for Moschino—and Twitter lost. It.
“Not only is Adam an amazing athlete, he is an inspiration to me for his unfailing determination to speak his truth and combat bigotry and hate with love and intelligence!” Scott told The Hollywood Reporter.
“His tux is a nod to Old Hollywood with a twist,” added Scott. “I’ve exposed the shoulders; we mixed this with a black leather harness and patent leather bow tie and satin cummerbund.”
Adam Rippon is wearing a Jeremy Scott harness to the Oscars.
Somewhere in heaven, Oscar Wilde, Harvey Milk, James Baldwin, and Michelangelo just shared a margarita. pic.twitter.com/4hoDyP3sgd
— Chris Rovzar (@Rovzar) March 4, 2018
Between Rippon’s red carpet look at that episode of Queer Eye, leather harnesses are really having a moment right now—and we are so here for it.
Check out some of the best Twitter reactions to Rippon’s ensemble below.
— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) March 4, 2018
I just saw Adam rippon’s leather daddy tux and I approve pic.twitter.com/mr9KR4jeiY
— Allison Kilkenny (@allisonkilkenny) March 5, 2018
everybody inserting what they think of Adam Rippon wearing a leather harness pic.twitter.com/XeWliuY7e1
— boyButterfree (@libraartsmajor) March 5, 2018
Gays everywhere showing up to work in a leather harness over their clothes because Adam Rippon wore a leather harness over his clothes pic.twitter.com/9vbaPKpi34
— A Literal Homosexual (@kyry5) March 5, 2018
Honestly, very into Adam Rippon wearing a fucking leather harness to the Oscars. I just wanna be his best friend and hang and be gay together
— some kid. idk. (@mellamoabel) March 5, 2018
Adam Rippon wearing a leather harness to the oscars is the gayest thing I’ve ever seen and I’m 100% here for it
— harry (@harryjette) March 5, 2018
adam rippon wearing a harness on the oscars red carpet is a MOOD pic.twitter.com/ZnDwTlGga2
— David Mack (@davidmackau) March 4, 2018
Adam Rippon, king of the gays, master of kink, serving leather harness couture at the red carpet pic.twitter.com/PdAsicz2uu
— Nintendhoe™ (@gauchoe_) March 5, 2018
Kelly Marie Tran' s smile and Adam Rippon's leather daddy fashion realness is the only Oscar coverage I need and we can all go home now. pic.twitter.com/41tuiVaqyt
— Chelsea (@anoutlawlife) March 4, 2018
Adam Rippon and his leather harness for the Oscars is giving me a spiritual awakening.
— Huzzah, a giraffe! (@GiraffeMcBob) March 4, 2018
Adam Rippon wore leather daddy couture to the Oscars. pic.twitter.com/l8kvINvjaH
— Andreii Versace (@AndreiiVersace) March 5, 2018
— Emerson Collins (@ActuallyEmerson) March 4, 2018
Me: did you see Adam Rippon? My mom: does he have his suspenders on backwards? Me: no, that’s a leather harness. My mom: oh
— Samantha Youngman (@SamanthaLari) March 5, 2018
pls don’t wear leather to the oscars anymore bc I just had to explain to my mother why I cackled when I saw Adam Rippon on tv and I don’t think I can recover from this
— Aaron the Ho (@aaronthejin) March 5, 2018
Wow I just learned that Adam Rippon invented leather culture
— (@MrMichaelSwartz) March 5, 2018
I’m totally going to be thinking of Adam Rippon and leather tonight while sleeping. pic.twitter.com/6314HGHBch
— Brandon B. ️ (@excuseyou77) March 5, 2018
Adam rippon is wearing a leather harness to the oscars he is doing the gay lord’s work
— jordan (@babbitly) March 4, 2018