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Fans wonder whether Conor McGregor has become a 'furry' after he dons wolf costume

McGregor’s picture has prompted a series of comments from followers, with some speculating that he has joined those who like dressing up as animals
McGregor dressed up in his animal gear

McGregor dressed up in his animal gear

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

Bemused Conor McGregor fans have questioned whether the Notorious has become a "furry” after the UFC star appeared in a social media post dressed in a Є2,400 wolf jacket with an animal head.

Captioning the Instagram post: "Don’t expect the wolf to graze with sheep, Dolce and Gabbana”, McGregor’s picture has prompted a series of comments from followers, with some speculating that he has joined those who like dressing up as animals.

The term is often used to describe people who create an animal avatar and in recent years the community has grown in popularity with conventions held around the world.

“Didn't know you were into dressing as a furry,” one fan has commented with another replying: “Furry confirmation.”

Others picked up on the theme with one person writing: “Man's a furry now,” while another agreed: “RIP, bro is a furry."

However, others appear more confused than anything else with one fan asking: “Are you intoxicated? While another inquired: “Conor man, what’s going on?"

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Conor has been on a bit of an animal roll recently, with an earlier post featuring a picture with the caption: “Dya like dogs baby, cos I’m the top one. Woof woof get bit", while adding the hashtag for his bar The Black Forge inn.

However, fans have seriously questioned his recent sartorial choices with one suggesting he went too far in another picture that he uploaded featuring himself wearing a fluffy pink jumper, apparently from Prada.

Captioned: "Who’s that ? who’s gives a f***! @prada @theblackforgeinn," the picture failed to impress the fighter's fans with one user commenting: "That's a step too far that."

Another added: "Making my skin itch just looking at it."

Not one to shy away from showing off his unique “style” McGregor recently flashed a $1 million watch while at Funderland in the RDS with his eldest son Conor Jr.

In a series of photos he shared on Instagram, McGregor can be seen greeting fans and laughing with his four-year-old son inside as they try their hand at winning a prize at one of the stalls.

He also made sure to show off his timepiece, a Jacob & Co Astronomia Tourbillon Baguette which he reportedly bought for $1 million US dollars (€884,595), and his opulent black Rolls Royce, which he drove to the Simmonscourt Road location.

Captioning the post, the Crumlin native wrote: “Numero uno @ Funder land.”

It’s not the first time that McGregor has been showing off his wealth around Dublin, as he made an appearance at a local park in thousands of euros worth of designer gear around Christmas time.

The 33-year-old donned a matching Prada knit jumper (worth €1,250), trousers (€1,550), and hat (€420) paired with some gleaming white Prada trainers (which cost €790) during his outing with his long-term love Dee Devlin and their kids.

Dee opted for a white Prada puffer jacket (worth a whopping €2,300), black tracksuit bottoms, a Chanel beanie, and some Chanel trainers retailing for £860 (€1022).

However, McGregor’s expensive Prada outfit raised a few eyebrows online, with one follower asking: “How much does it cost to look that ridiculous?”

Others laughed that Conor’s ensemble looked more like pyjamas than a designer tracksuit.

“Cool pyjamas,” one sarcastic follower joked.

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