Mattis is considering a Pentagon cell phone ban after someone screen-shotted his racy Snaps
THE PENTAGON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is considering banning cell phones in the Pentagon after two of his shirtless selfies were screen-shotted by various employees, sources told Duffel Blog Friday.
“As an advocate of a safe and healthy working environment for all employees, to include the uppermost levels of management, Secretary Mattis’s concern is that certain members of staff might, for lack of a better way to put it, put him on blast,” one senior defense official told reporters.
Renowned as an intellectual among military leadership, sources who knew Mattis as a junior officer in the Marine Corps say he was also known to maintain a high level of personal fitness.
"This guy was taking selfies before they were a thing," a source said. "This was 1969, and he’d be in the mirror taking shot after shot of his traps and pecs. Even as a general, we called him Zoolander.”
Sources say the popular mobile app Snapchat provided a new outlet for the general's penchant for risqué self-portrait…
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