"L.A Eats" by Stephanie Gonot.
This incredible photo marks the end of Matador Torero Alvaro Munera’s career. He collapsed in remorse mid-fight when he realized he was having to prompt this otherwise gentle beast to fight. He went on to become an avid opponent of bullfights. Even grievously wounded by picadors, he did not attack this man.
Torrero Munera is quoted as saying of this moment: “And suddenly, I looked at the bull. He had this innocence that all animals have in their eyes, and he looked at me with this pleading. It was like a cry for justice, deep down inside of me. I describe it as being like a prayer - because if one confesses, it is hoped, that one is forgiven. I felt like the worst shit on earth.”
I’ve reblogged this at least two other times but this is possibly one of my favorite photos ever.
That’s not what is happening here. The real Torero Alvaro Munera was gored by a fucking bull and couldn’t fight anymore. What you have here is a dying bull and the act called “desplante.” Basically the matador’s final “fuck you” to this poor animal.
This is the correct face to make when being told you’re a heinous bitch.
Julia Stiles in this movie has been my role model for as long as I can remember <3
Hm, wish they would have spelled “tempestuous” correctly.
Brooksy onstage in London.