On Sunday night, the Phoenix Coyotes held their annual Halloween Party, and winger/Internet godsend Paul Bissonnette posted a few photos on his popular Twitter feed — including one of BizNasty as WWF legend "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, complete with 2x4 but without the old-man flab.
Oh, and also this one above of winger Raffi Torres covered in brown makeup as Jay-Z.
Wait … what?!
Yes indeed, Coyotes forward Raffi Torres attended this holiday soirée as Jiggaman, while his wife dressed up as Beyonce (complete with baby bump). To the surprise of absolutely no one in 2011, Torres was immediately criticized and demonized for using "blackface" for comedic effect.
Bissonnette, catching the whiff of outrage, later tweeted:
"As far as everyone trying to call 'Racism' because Raffi dressed up like Jay-Z can simmer down. He's a huge Jay-Z fan."
(Incidentally, these guys were also huge fans of PK Subban.)
So Raffi Torres has 99 problems and having half the hockey world calling him a racist is one. Tho...