Pauly D was often sans top during his time on the "Jersey Shore," proudly displaying the chiseled results post GTL. Not much has changed on the shirtless front since those epic Seaside Heights fist-pumping days -- except the DJ made sure to give an explanation for a recent ab-baring selfie:
"#FreeTheNipple," the Rhode Island native simply captioned the collage-style Instagram snapshot above, while showcasing his impressive pecs. That's right folks, it ISN'T T-Shirt time!
"Some lame ass def gonna [flag] that s--t but f–k it," the pop superstar captioned the now-deleted post. "#practicewhatchupreach #FreeTheNipple #FreedatSh–."
+ Do you think topless photos should be banned on Instagram? Let us know in the comments, and for a bit of nostalgia, relive the very first "Jersey Shore" GTL below.