Вт. Апр 23rd, 2024

John Cena stripped completely naked for a skit at this year’s Oscar’s ceremony in Los Angeles, and boy did the audience love it.

The hilarious gag – performed in tandem with host Jimmy Kimmel – occurred as Cena was to appear on stage to present the Best Costume Design award, for whic the nominees were Poor Things, Oppenheimer, Barbie, Napoleon, and Killers of the Flower Moon.

Kimmel asked the audience: ““Can you imagine if a nude man ran across the stage today? Wouldn’t that be crazy?” The comedian was alluding to an incident where a streaker ran across the stage at the 1974 Academy Awards.

Cena followed Kimmel’s quip by peeking around the curtain and saying: “I changed my mind. I don’t want to do the streaker bit. I just don’t feel right about it. It’s an elegant event, you know, you should feel shame right now for suggesting such a tasteless joke.”

“The male body is not a joke!” the WWE star added.

Ultimately, Cena did inch out onto the stage to present the aforementioned award to the winner, Poor Things, his modesty protected – seemingly – only by the envelope containing the winning nomination.

Shortly following the skit, a social media post revealed that Cena was in fact wearing skin-painted underwear behind the envelope.

“He’s actually wearing skin-painted underwear,” one X user wrote. “Great job by the makeup department.”

“That’s disappointing! I say go all in! Or all out!” another added. “He probably wanted to but was told they couldn’t.

“This guy is getting out of hand,” a third wrote.

John Cena at the 96th Annual Oscars held at Dolby Theatre on March 10, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Variety via Getty Images)

Needless to say, Cena’s ‘naked’ appearance caused quite the stir at the Dolby Theater, where the 96th Academy Awards was held, and a fair amount of people online had things to say about it to.

Though Cena himself wasn’t nominated for an Oscar this year, he did have a small part to play in the popular 2023 flick Barbie.

Interestingly, the 46-year-old recently revealed how he had been advised not to take a role in the movie prior to its wildly-successful release.

“The agency is just going on what they know,” Cena said on the Howard Stern Show a few weeks ago.”

“And what they know is: This entity, this commodity gravitates toward these things, we should stay in this lane.

“But I’m not a commodity. I’m a human being, and I operate under the construct of every opportunity is an opportunity,” he went on. “I think the perspective from an agency standpoint was: This is beneath you.”

“But also to the agency’s credit, immediately they acquiesced, and I was like: No we’re going to do it.”

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