Actor Sam Claflin Shows Off His Abs in a Shirtless Instagram Shot


A great physique isn’t anything without some personality to back it up. In a recent Instagram photo, Sam Claflin—actor of Hunger Games, Me Before You and Peaky Binders fame—proudly showed off his abs all in the name of a well-timed joke.

The Instagram shot wasn’t your typical gym bro photo. Instead, it was full of well-played comedic timing. In the mirror selfie, Claflin posed with his face lathered up for a shave. Problem is, a sign in the mirror read, “Do not use the tap water. There is anti-freeze in the water lines! Use the hand sanitizer provided. Thank you.”

Claflin captioned the photo with a simple statement: “Shit.”

While fans gushed over the picture, celebrity women also publicly praised Claflin’s physique. Actress Elizabeth Banks commented “Humblebrag those abs,” while actress Millie Bobbie Brown simply posted a flushed-faced emoji. Actress Olivia Munn focused on the joke, posting a two laughing emojis in the photo’s comments.

By posting the selfie unapologetically, Claflin has seemingly come a long way in terms of body confidence. The actor has previously spoken out about the pressure to have a buff and lean body in Hollywood, and how it took a toll on his self-image.

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