Screenshot: Twitter/@tonyt3535

What lies beyond a mascot’s mask has long been a source of mystery. Are they as happy as the mask’s smile might suggest? Or is there a secret scowl hiding behind there? Last night, the New York Mets got demolished by the Milwaukee Brewers, apparently pissing off Mr. Met to such a degree that no costume could hide his anger.

@Mets 😞😞😞 pic.twitter.com/tYuSIp8gCG

— Tony T (@tonyt3535) June 1, 2017

Yes, that’s Forbes’ No. 1 mascot of all time flipping the bird to a couple of rowdy fans. the Mets’ official Twitter account sent out the requisite apology.

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But Mr. Mets’ fans are calling bullshit. Have you seen Mr. Mets’ hands? They’re Simpsons’ hands.

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Others found Mr. Mets’ gesture inspiring.

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This might just be the beginning, however. In customary fashion, Twitter users have been digging up some of Mr. Mets’ other offenses to paint a grander portrait of the mascot.

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As of now, Mr. Met has yet to comment, though rumors say a new, more family-friendly Mr. Met will be appearing at tonight’s game.

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