The Internet Reacts To World of Warcraft's New Dudes

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World of Warcraft is getting a facelift—and yesterday, Blizzard unveiled the new models for human males. The update was met with a lot of playful snark, as folks dissected the goofier elements of the new models.

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You'll notice that most reactions around the web focus on three things: the nipples (see the model on the far right in the image above for reference), the crotch area, and other characters/people that kind of look like the new models.

For reference, here's the other image that people reacted to yesterday:

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And here's what the internet has to say:

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From Blizzard's announcement on Facebook:

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Way to nipple shame, guys. :(

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And at least one person tried to "fix" the model:

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People care about thigh gaps, apparently!


What about you, what do you think about the new male models in World of Warcraft?

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DISCUSSION

patriciahernandez
Patricia Hernandez

I know this is silly, but it's also a good reminder that dudes have to deal with body image stuff too! That's why people are being critical of certain things here, I feel like.