4 Celebrity Sock-ers

22 Mar

4. Payne Stewart

Now THOSE are some rockin' stockings!

Payne Stewart single-handedly revived the real-men-wear-knickers movement. Before Tiger, Stewart was the only professional golfer who made the sport look cool. Tragically, he was killed in a plane crash at age of 42.

3. Pets.com Sock Puppet

Pets.com choose a sock puppet as its spokesperson. No shocker that the company was a colossal failure – one that was emblematic of the dot-com bubble that finally burst in 2000. Socks serve numerous functions, but even we sock-fanatics are quick to note that it’s probably not a good idea to put a sock puppet on your company’s Board of Directors.

2. Mick Foley, a.k.a. Mankind

Mankind (right) with Mr. Socko (left)

Professional wrestler Mick Foley a.k.a. Mankind developed a sock puppet sidekick. Mr. Socko soon became a large part of his on-stage persona, even incorporating it into his finishing move, the mandible claw (below).

1. Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers rock socks to the nth degree

For rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, socks are the only clothing you need.

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