It’s been a week since Wimbledon kicked off, and we really haven’t had a dumb scandal yet, so people decided to manufacture one predicated on the prominence of Serena Williams‘ nipples during a match.
Yup. That’s what people get mad about these days:
I wouldn’t usually comment on another woman’s body, but could someone give Serena Williams something to cover her nipples…very distracting
— Jess C (@CordyCat3456) July 5, 2016
Serena Williams’ nipples could probably cut through butter like a hot knife
— ted (@TeddyNelson9) July 5, 2016
With all the money Serena Williams earns, why can’t she buy a decent sports bra which covers her nipples properly
— Katie Fathers (@katiefathersxx) July 5, 2016
Only thing harder than Serena Williams’ serve is her nipples
— Tommy Yeargin (@tommy_yeargin10) July 5, 2016
One enterprising individual even put together a survey to ensure that they weren’t taking crazy pills:
— brady hall (@bradyhall5) July 5, 2016
Then, because this is the world we live in, the outrage sparked outrage:
It’s amazing that people are freaking out over seeing serena Williams nipples spoiler alert women have nipples
— ✨darling✨ (@shades_of_palex) July 7, 2016
Can’t believe people are saying Serena Williams nipples are distracting from the tennis. Have you never seen nipples before?!
— Kirsty (@kirsty_lbennett) July 7, 2016
As of press time, the world was still spinning and everyone was still ok.
Want to see what all the outrage was about? Here are some ics from #NippleGate at Wimbledon (via Getty):