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Mark Zuckerberg joins Russell Brand and Joaquin Phoenix on Esquire worst-dressed list

January 11, 2011 |  4:24 pm


Mark Zuckerberg is very rarely considered in the same league as hollywood actors and heartthrobs such as Robert Pattinson, Russell Brand or Joaquin Phoenix.

But all of those guys, and a few others such as Rush Limbaugh, are on this year's 2010 Celebrity Style Hall of Shame from Esquire magazine.

It seems the men's magazine isn't a fan of Zuckerberg's hoodies or trademark look of Adidas slip-on sandals paired with socks.

The Zuck, as some call Zuckerberg, is the only tech-industry guy to make this list this year. Though one could imagine Steve Jobs was close to being noted for the dozens of times we've seen him sporting his signature black turtlenecks.

About Zuckerberg, Esquire said, "no matter how much money you have or how many people's secrets you hold in your digital palm, you cannot show up to a black-tie event in a T-shirt and jeans and expect to be taken seriously. Seriously."

The magazine also had a couple of suggestions for the billionaire and chief executive of Facebook, saying, "You just gave a hundred million to Newark's schools. Would it kill you to throw a couple thousand to, say, Zegna for a couple of nice suits? Even Bill Gates wears a sport coat, for chrissakes."

Nick Cannon made the list as well as a triple induction of Charlie Sheen, David Spade and Nicolas Cage.


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Photo: Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, speaks at the Web 2.0 Conference in San Francisco in October 2007. Credit: David M. Barreda/MCT