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Celebrity Men Are Staking Claim On Who Wore The 'RompHim' First

Is this REALLY what you want to be known for?

The “RompHim,” a Kickstarter project that’s designing rompers specifically for men, has taken the internet by storm this week.

Many a tweet and hot take have debated the necessity of a male romper, whether men should even wear them (newsflash: you can wear whatever you want), and whether or not the article of clothing needs to be renamed.

Others have gotten into the whole “who wore it first” debate. While some have pointed to Cam Newton’s recent Coachella outfit, the internet has decided that Sean Connery was the first (and the greatest) to rock this polarizing article of clothing:

It looks like the OriginalRompHim Instagram account, the people behind the Kickstarter campaign, agree:

Newton did recently rock a romper, though it had a slightly bigger inseam than Connery’s look:

The Panthers quarterback at Coachella. 
The Panthers quarterback at Coachella. 

But as Andy Cohen pointed out on Tuesday’s episode of “Watch What Happens Live,” he was wearing rompers before they were popular.

Here’s what I want to know,” Cohen said. “Why do you need a Kickstarter for an item of clothing, especially when I kickstarted the RompHim two years ago?”


It appears the RompHim will soon have a little competition, as Reebok recently announced that it’s introducing the “ReeRomp” in just a few days.

According to the product description, this is an $89 athletic version of the RompHim. It was “built for bros” and “will keep you cool in more ways than one.” Sounds ... great?

The Ree-Romp. 
The Ree-Romp. 

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