Rick Ross rocked an open shirt on stage at Hot 97's Summer Jam this weekend, and bared it all for a recent Vibe cover. It's 98 degrees in New York City—how can we expect people to keep their shirts on?! While Ross is not the first to let his chest hairs breathe in public, his recent bouts of shirtlessness call to mind other portly males who never really liked the confines of simple fabrics. Behold, a collection:
Oversized pectorals provide the perfect storage space for all of your bling.
Rick Ross, Vibe June 2011
"I went to Mexico, and all I got was this ill-fitting towel!"
Fat Joe, MTV Spring Break 2002
"Better make it a Big Gulp, sir."
Tim Harrington of Les Savy Fav, Coachella 2008
Modesty is not an option when it comes to losing those popo pounds
Kevin Federline, Celebrity Fit Club 2010
"Do you wanna touch?"
Fat Mike of NOFX, Vans Warped Tour 2009
For more silky smooth abdominal muscles, click NEXT.
"If you got 50 extra pounds put your hands up!"
No shirts party!
Bowling For Soup, I'm Gay 2007
Don't worry about the haters. Just put those paws up, cause baby you were born this way.
Damian Abraham of Fucked Up, Coachella 2009
He ain't never scared to look in the mirror.
Bone Crusher, Vh1 Hip Hop Honors 2010
Biz Markie, moonlighting with a sumo wrestling career.
"There's a land that I dream of, where I can defy buoyancy-y-y"
"Over the Rainbow" singer Israel Kamakawiwoole