R&B poptart Omarion confirms what we have known all along: The former B2k lead singer says he enjoys wearing tight jeans because they "show off" his "figure", a none-to-subtle reference to the well-sculpted legs and bubble-butt that are driving the boys wild.
The revelation comes in the December 2007 issue of Vibe (PDF) in an interview and photo shoot with BFFs and Omarion and Bow Wow. After being asked to describe the evolution of his fashion aesthetic, Omarion's answer is refreshingly honest.
"Being so young, I want to try different things. I haven't seen many African-American males rock the skinny jeans. I really like skinny jeans, tight-fitted shirts—I think it shows off your figure. I'm all button-downs, Vuitton shades. I'm learning. And I like models, too. I gotta know models."
It's interesting that the over-the-top, tight jeans, tank top and fitted shirt aesthetic is now part of hip-hop culture, having gone from West Hollywood and the West Village, to the West Side and hip hop clubs across the country. At least Omarion is honest: He spends time in the gym and likes showing off his boyish "figure", and, we and presumably many other guys (and! girls!) enjoy watching it.
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