In December, the duo, along with Creed co-star Tessa Thompson,
visited Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta while promoting the movie.
In January, Jordan and Coogler made social media news after Sylvester Stallone forgot to give them a shout out when he won the best supporting actor at the Golden Globes for Creed. (Sly reportedly did thank them later.)
And now, this Vanity Fair image is the picture that has led to thousands of comments. Here are thoughts from a few of B. Scott's Facebook followers:
Not everyone responded negatively to the image.
Supporters felt the picture was a fine way to depict male intimacy, something they said we too often seem to dismiss (and disparage) in our patriarchal society.
To sum up their views, platonic or not, it's all love, and that should always be celebrated.