What? That does not suit at all.
Twitter users have been noticing the empty seats at some events in Sochi.
— Travis Smith (@wxtrav) February 10, 2014
— keepamericaheard (@CCOLBYJL) February 10, 2014
Others offered up a sound suggestion:
Like Putin couldn’t hire seat fillers like the damn Oscars? 51 billion dollars, y’all.
— Anne Boleyn (@juicyfizz) February 8, 2014
They should have hired seat fillers like the Oscars!! #Olympics2014
— Parkey Kohari (@parkey14) February 8, 2014
Actor Rob Lowe went one further with some delicious snark aimed at Vladimir Putin:
— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) February 10, 2014
— Jackie Mesa Pepper (@Jackie_Pepper) February 10, 2014
@RobLowe And most of us have stopped wearing mock turtlenecks.
— Matt Chiesa (@chiesa42) February 10, 2014
@RobLowe Also, most of us can manage to crack a smile without looking like a Bond villain…
— Ashley Thomas (@classyact0820) February 10, 2014
But beware, Mr. Lowe:
@RobLowe You are now on list "Comrade" Lowe.
— ФСБ Sochi Office (@FSBSochi) February 10, 2014