Conor MacDavid of Edmonton Oilers is no stranger to making headlines.
The 25-year-old is widely regarded as one of the most talented players in the NHL and often landed in the news for his exploits on the ice.
This week, McDavid managed to find himself in the headlines for something other than his play.
In a now-circulating video, MacDavid is shown looking shy in what some believe is an egalitarian attitude.
– Boring Johnny Hockey (@boring_gaudreau) June 13, 2022
As social media is what it is, it’s understandable that fans had some strong reactions to the clip:
League Player of the Year BUSTED https://t.co/NgH45ayfft
– Tpeq🙏🏻 (@Tpeq_15) June 13, 2022
– 👀🏳️ 🌈🐱 🏒🐶 ✈ (bytbytstitch) June 13, 2022
– Connor Green (@TheConnorGreen) June 13, 2022
Yiiiikkkeeesss. Quirky MacJesus and folks, this isn’t his girlfriend. https://t.co/8vdAjiPD71
– DylanDeibel (@DylanDeibel) June 13, 2022
Ah Hey https://t.co/Tm305qD2vI
– Gary Steinberg Jr (@DGSteindog) June 13, 2022
– CJAY 92 (@CJAY92) June 13, 2022
Having said that, some eagle-eyed fans immediately came to McDavid’s defense:
Old video. As you can see, the nurse does not have a tattoo on his right arm, and if you go to his Instagram, you will see his right arm covered in tattoos. Now everyone can shut up. Nobody even knows the context behind the video. morons. https://t.co/NNKmxPmNvk
– Kirsten Alyssa 🪴🤍 (@kirst_alyssa) June 13, 2022
pfffftt..that’s old. He appears to be only 19 years old. Moreover, until there is a ring on Lauren’s finger, this is not cheating. 🤪 https://t.co/L9QYnbbv5M
– jc (@slims_jc) June 13, 2022
The big picture, cheating has been a hot topic of conversation in the sports world over the past few weeks.
Among the Los Angeles Lakers star, LeBron James had to fend off the saucy rumors and leak DMs of Barcelona star Gerard Pique – it was one thing after another.
You can’t blame people for being suspicious.
Alex Rodriguez knows how to vacation in style. https://t.co/QpoAuzoxtb
– Game 7 (@game7__) June 13, 2022
Will MacDavid come out and address the idle rumors and speculation somehow?
Time will tell.
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