Update: Bublé has issued a statement to Us Weekly in which he says he didn't intend to "disrespect women or be insulting to any human being."
"I regret that there are people out there who found the photo offensive," he said. "That was not and is not my intention. Women are to be celebrated, loved, respected, honored and revered. I've spent my life believing that and will continue to do so."
Original post: We need to talk about this.
While vacationing in Miami, Michael Bublé posted an Instagram photo depicting himself with his arms crossed and, behind him, a woman wearing black shorts standing with her back to the camera. Bublé's wife Luisana Lopilato snapped the pic, which you can see below.
Lots to unpack here, obviously. 1) Why are they in Urban Outfitters? 2) At the very least, this is in poor taste, no? Some social media users are arguing it goes beyond creepy and into body-shame-y and sexist.
@michaelbuble you're disgusting
— prøbe waster (@dadtrash) April 14, 2015
— Pedro Jonnez (@mrsharpphoto) April 14, 2015