‘Aquaman’ Star Jason Momoa Has The Perfect Response For Internet Body Shamers

Jason Momoa had the perfect response to the the internet trolls who think the Aquaman actor has a “dad bod.”

Aquaman star Jason Momoa is usually ripped with chiseled abs for his role as Arthur Curry in the DC Extended Universe. But in early July, Jason Momoa was attacked by body shamers after an image of the actor hit the web, revealing that he’s currently missing his abs and retaining a lot of water weight. The noticeable change isn’t uncommon for actors like Jason Momoa as he’s in his Aquaman offseason and doesn’t have to maintain his superhero physique.

Last week, Jason Momoa gave a response to the body shamers that could be considered very tamed, but now he’s responding in a much more aggresive way. The Aquaman actor took to social media to show off his dad bod in a hilarious video directed at the internet trolls who attacked him earlier this summer. In the video, Jason Momoa says “how’s that for a dad body?” while simultaneously showing off his new physique. You can check out the video below.

What do you think of Jason Momoa’s response to body shamers? Do you think the Aquaman actor actually needed to respond? Let us know in the comments!

While others were quick to defend Jason Momoa against the body-shaming trolls, it appears to Aquaman star was not at all bothered by comments. TMZ asked Jason Momoa about his recent surprise birthday celebration, noting the Guinness Ale-flavored cake wouldn’t do much to silence the trolls. When asked if was offended by the “dad bod” comments, Jason Momoa simply replied, “Not at all.”

Aquaman scribe David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick is currently writing a sequel to Jason Momoa’s first cinematic solo outing as the DC Comics hero. It’s set to hit theaters on December 16, 2022. Jason Momoa will reprise his role as the titular hero, but fans can relive the first Aquaman film on all home media formats.

Here is the official synopsis for Aquaman:

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.

Aquaman is available on Digital HD, 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD. Stay tuned for the latest news on Jason Momoa and the future of the DC Extended Universe!

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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