The Internet’s Latest Burning Question: Shiny Legs or White Paint?

The Internet's Latest Burning Question: Shiny Legs or White Paint?

  • Black and blue or white and gold? Tom Hanks or Bill Murray? Shiny legs or white paint? Yes. The internet is causing a stir once again with yet another optical illusion.

    Just when we thought the nonsense was over, Twitter user @kingkayden posted the following picture asking “are these legs shiny and oily or are they legs with white paint on them?”

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  • Here at What’s Trending we totally thought they were a pair of shiny Barbie doll legs, but we were wrong. Once your eyes adjust to the photo (or not), you can see that the legs actually have stripes and splatters of white paint on them. Now, I’m no expert, but because the paint is sitting on the person’s kneecaps, it automatically makes my brain believe that I’m looking at something shiny. Does that make no sense? Please say yes.

    As with any other Twitter trend of sorts, users of the site were quick to voice their reactions to the photo. Here are some of our favorite tweets:

  • *mind blown*:

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  • When the disappointment of simple, white paint sets in:

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  • There always has to be that one (annoying) smart kid:

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  • Coming off the heels of the infamous dress, we’ll have to wait and see what type of illusion turns the internet into a frenzy next!

    What do you see in the picture? Shiny legs or paint? Let us know in the comments below or @WhatsTrending on Twitter!