Chris Pine He defends his fashion choices.
In a sit down interview with And the! News To promote his new movie he wishesPayne, 43, was jokingly asked if he wanted to defend his viral “shorts.” Payne was photographed wearing a pair of white shorts while attending a training session on October 27, sending fans online into a frenzy.
“I don’t think there’s anything defensible,” he said. And the! News Chief correspondent Celtic knight. “It’s called Short, isn’t it?”
In recent years, shorts have become Payne’s signature look. the do not worry, honey The actor has been photographed wearing a thigh-baring look at the gym, running errands and while on long walks. He’s worn a wide range of styles, from corduroy to cotton and even swimwear.
“I mean it’s an atmosphere,” he continued. “It’s the best atmosphere. It’s like a… Tom Selleck Vibration. It’s like a 70s surfer vibe. I prefer to.”
Payne is referring to actor Selleck, 78, best known for playing Richard on the beloved TV show friends.
In the 1980s, Selleck starred in the hit crime show Magnum, P In the show, Selleck plays Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The character features a quintessential ’80s wardrobe consisting of Hawaiian print button-down shirts, muscle tank tops, and of course the infamous shorts.
Payne said he believes the popular shorts style from the 1970s and 1980s is a look everyone should aim for — even NBA players.
“Would you rather see them with shorts and… Magic Johnson Do you look like a basketball player and an athlete instead of wearing some kind of capris or something on the floor? “No,” he said, adding, “So I’ll wear shorts.”
“Forever, promise?” Knight urged.
“I mean, until the legs go,” Payne joked with a shrug.
Payne isn’t the only famous guy to embrace the shorts trend. Milo Ventimiglia He broke the internet when he stepped out wearing a pair of barely there black shorts while leaving the gym in April 2021.
In May 2021, Ventimiglia, 46, made a virtual appearance the talk To set the record straight regarding his choice of clothing.
“I swear to God this is just a guy leaving the gym,” Ventimiglia told the hosts. “I wasn’t even thinking about that. The shorts are a normal length, but when I train, I roll them up a little so I can work a little harder.
the this is us The actor went on to say that his shorts are “even a joke around on some of my friends who are inside the gym when I’m there.”