It feels like every time we’ve seen a mascot revealed for an upcoming Olympics Games, it’s always a bizarre one.
Also, why do we need Olympics mascots in the first place? Maybe that’s for another post.
We just saw the mascots revealed for Paris, and they’re getting ripped all over the internet: They’re supposed to be red hats, specifically Phrygian caps that were associated with the French Revolution.
But they have giant eyes and big smiles and … it’s all kind of creepy.
So where should the caps rank among the weirdest Olympic mascots? Let’s run down some of the most bizarre: