The Internet is going HAM over Michael Bublé’s latest Instagram photo. The usually low-key crooner has just been skewered by men and women alike for a photo he recently posted.
While on vacation in Miami, his wife Luisana Lopilato took a picture of Bublé standing near a woman wearing very tight shorts.
Bublé captioned the photo “#myhumps #babygotback #hungryshorts #onlyinmiami #picoftheday #beautifulbum.”
Now the Internet is attacking him for body shaming the unsuspecting woman in the photo. After all, she was unaware that the photo of her butt was being taken and shared with all of his one million followers.
The picture was posted four days ago and despite the massive criticism on his page, Bublé has not taken the photo down.
Despite the media attention surrounding Bublé's photo, there is a shockingly high number of fans who DEFEND Bublé’s decision to take and post the photo.
Some were concerned about logistics.
— Squirrel (@Squirrel5791) April 17, 2015
He definitely lost fans over it.
— Anna Dominey (@AnnaDominey) April 17, 2015
The hatred was real.
I hope the woman that Michael Buble posted that picture of sees it and sues his ass
— Pipsqueak (@TheresaFinnn) April 17, 2015
Some even went so far as to say he has a “dark side.”
I'm still convinced he has a dark side. Michael Buble hits a sour note with Instagram pic | http://t.co/IaimH8eKHy
— Kathleen Schmidt (@Bookgirl96) April 17, 2015
Or simply that it’s not his place to spread photos of women’s bodies to the public.
Damn it, Buble! It's not your body to share online. Michael Bublé accused of body shaming after posting cheeky pic http://t.co/I3YkWd5RoU
— Margy Frazier (@margy_frazier) April 17, 2015
But there were a lot of fans defending Bublé, saying the woman wore those shorts on purpose “so ppl will look.”
— gina marie (@ginalozano13) April 17, 2015
A lot of people were defending him.
— Ben Caldas (@benydelsol) April 17, 2015
A lot defend him and wish THEY were the woman in the photo.
Dear Michael Buble, my big booty and I would be honoured if you "body slammed" us on insta. Sincerely, grow up everyone. She had a nice butt
— kaitlyn kilgour (@kaitlyn_kilgour) April 17, 2015
The media latched onto the idea that Bublé was “body shaming” the woman, but a lot of fans simply thought it was “creepy.”
Hey, @michaelbuble. Taking a picture of a person without their consent is wrong. In addition to that, posting it to the internet is creepy.
— Eman C. (@emaaanc) April 17, 2015
There were actually a lot of random arguments on why it’s okay that he shared the photo.
— Jenn (@jksmith06) April 17, 2015
— TSFRCE (@TSFRCE) April 17, 2015
They even started a hashtag #ButtsAcrossAmericaLoveBuble.
— Michele Elizabeth (@USMCWIFE71) April 17, 2015
What do you think? Was Bublé wrong to post the photo? Was it just a careless mistake? Does it not matter?