By: Michael Abitabilo
“Hey Twitter” is a new feature here at the Read Zone in which we examine the twitter-sphere’s reaction to certain widely consumed events to search for common themes. For the inaugural installment, we will look at the world’s reaction to former Yankee center fielder Bernie Williams, who appeared at Yankee Stadium last night in honor of Derek Jeter’s final home game.
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Hey Twitter: did anyone think Bernie Williams looked fat last night?
In other news Bernie Williams definitely got fat.
— JMSully22 (@JMSully22) September 26, 2014
Inptrepid journalist JMSully22 broke the story with dignity and grace reminiscent of Walter Cronkite announcing the death of President Kennedy.
Also, yes, I totally cried when Mo and Jorge and Tino and Fat Bernie Williams came out. Goodbye, guy who made me love sports. — Rodger Sherman (@rodger_sherman) September 26, 2014
Life came at Bernie Williams real fat, I mean fast
— James (@Chip_GI11) September 26, 2014
Probably just an honest typo.
Elephant?! This one would probably leave Bernie longing for the days when people said he looked like Arthur the Aardvark.
Bernie Williams got fat lmao
— Mike Hess (@Mike_Hess1224) September 26, 2014
Bernie Williams got fat — Matt Gino (@GinoMatt) September 26, 2014
Damn Bernie Williams bout fat as hell now smh
— Artistique Soul (@CuntryGentleman) September 26, 2014
Bernie Williams fat as shit — The rEvolutionist (@HipsterSkumm) September 26, 2014
BERNIE WILLIAMS DONE GOT FAT AS A MUTHAFUCKA
— Trap Illarramendi (@Trap_Jesus) September 26, 2014
There was a baseball game on last night, you guys…
Uhhhh Bernie Williams got fat — Kevbo™©® (@kevbo9) September 26, 2014
Uhhh you may want to ™ © and ® that thought, bro. Seems like a bunch of other people are ripping you off.
Bernie Williams looks like he ate Derek Jeter’s career
— Kirsten Fleming (@KirFlem) September 26, 2014
That one doesn’t even make any sense…
OH MY GOD BERNIE WILLIAMS ATE BERNIE WILLIAMS. — Brad Beitz (@ThisKindaBrad) September 26, 2014
… either does that one.
— kevin connolly (@ktc67) September 26, 2014
Ok that one works a little better.
Bernie Williams: eating well
— Matt J. Miller, MD (@MattitudeMD) September 26, 2014
Matt J. Miller MD: tweeting well.
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So, there you have it. It appears some people think Bernie Williams looked a bit heavy last night!
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Mike Abitabilo is the co-founder of the Read Zone, and thought Bernie Williams looked a little fat last night.