Sammy Sosa made an appearance on ESPN earlier this week and the internet is freaking out:
Sammy Sosa out here lookin like Pepto Bismal. pic.twitter.com/1xdKo84Bko— The Black, Green & Gold Table (@ThatDudeMCFLY) July 13, 2017
Ok, why does Sammy Sosa look like a giant piece of taffy? pic.twitter.com/Vk4vWMbRbK— Tariq Nasheed 🇺🇸 (@tariqnasheed) July 13, 2017
The former Cubs icon has undergone some weird changes to his appearance in the years since he's retired from baseball, but this may be the strangest yet.
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Here's a before/after photo:
This is what self-hate looks like: Sammy Sosa before and after pic.twitter.com/UsOkhk7zxp— Little But Talawa (@LittleButTalawa) July 13, 2017
This is what Sosa looked like toward the beginning of his Cubs career in 1994:
Here are some of the best reactions to Sosa's new...look:
My man Sammy Sosa looking like Snagglepuss smh pic.twitter.com/arJWAvQKMi— G (@__GDB) July 13, 2017
Sammy Sosa is deadass the color pink 🤦🏾♂️🤦🏾♂️🤦🏾♂️ pic.twitter.com/kwm2JjGeAa— JOHNNY RED (@JRED164) July 11, 2017
Sammy Sosa played at Wrigley Field so many years he turned into some wrigley gum— Black Marlins Man 💫 (@ampaveli) July 13, 2017
Did Sammy Sosa go to Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory? pic.twitter.com/3qP6WBt9r2— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) July 13, 2017
Sammy Sosa really living his life as a one man Neapolitan Ice Cream pic.twitter.com/enU75FS5ML— Ol’ QWERTY Bastard (@TheDillonOne) July 13, 2017
Sosa has been estranged from the Cubs for over a decade now and things don't appear to be getting closer for a reunion between him and the Wrigley faithful. In a February interview, Sosa compared himself to Jesus Christ and his ego does not appear to have taken a hit in recent years.
You can check out the entire interview with Slammin' Sammy here.