X-Men ’97’s first episode featured Gambit wearing a classic ’90s crop top, which has made a splash online and gotten the attention of A.J. LoCascio.


  • Gambit’s new crop top outfit in X-Men ’97 has caused quite a stir among viewers, who’ve taken to social media to discuss the design.
  • A.J. LoCascio, the new Gambit voice actor, offered his own positive feedback about the outfit, joking about whether he’d be able to wear it.
  • The inclusion of Gambit’s outfit fits within the show’s period setting and shows his rebellious and cool character in the series.



Gambit’s new outfit from X-Men ’97 has been getting a lot of attention online, so much so that Marvel’s new Gambit voice actor, A.J. LoCascio, even made sure to comment on it. LoCascio is one of the new voice actors in X-Men ’97, replacing Chris Potter as Gambit from the original series. Gambit’s crop top that has caused quite a stir online appears in the first episode of X-Men ’97.

As the image was already trending, A.J. LoCascio shared a screenshot of Gambit’s crop top on Twitter. LoCascio expressed his positive reaction to Gambit’s new outfit by saying he wanted a version of the shirt for himself. LoCascio’s comments can be seen below:

LoCascio wrote, “Gonna need this shirt & to stop eating pizza for about 3 months to wear it.” Replies to LoCascio’s tweet expressed appreciation for the shirt as well, showing that fans of X-Men ’97 seem to approve of Gambit’s new look inspired by period-accurate fashion.


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Why Gambit’s Crop Top Perfectly Fits The Character And Time Period Of X-Men ’97

As The Marvel Show’s Title Indicates, It’s Set In The 1990s

Some X-Men ’97 audience members took to social media to decry Gambit’s outfit and question why he would be wearing a crop top. In truth, this outfit makes perfect sense for the time period that the show is set in. X-Men ’97, as the title suggests, takes place in the 1990s, when crop tops were a big part of the then-current fashion regardless of gender.

X-Men ’97
‘s inclusion of Gambit wearing a crop top makes total sense for the character and the show’s setting.

Gambit is meant to be smooth and cool, so it makes total sense that he would keep up with the latest fashion trends. His rock and roll aesthetic very much shows how he is a bit more of a rebel than his teammates, especially someone more uptight like Cyclops. Love it or hate it, it’s undeniable that X-Men ’97‘s inclusion of Gambit wearing a crop top makes total sense for the character and the show’s setting.

X-Men 97 Disney Plus TV Series Poster

X-Men ’97

X-Men ’97 is the direct continuation of the popular 1990s animated series X-Men: The Animated Series. Taking up where the third season left off, Marvel’s revival brings back famous mutants such as Wolverine, Storm, Rogue, Gambit, Cyclops, Beast, Magneto, and Nightcrawler, who fight villains like Mr. Sinister, the Sentinels, and the Hellfire Club.

Jennifer Hale , Chris Potter , Alison Sealy-Smith , Lenore Zann , Cal Dodd , Catherine Disher , Adrian Hough , Ray Chase , Chris Britton , George Buza

Release Date
March 20, 2024


Source: A.J. LoCascio/Twitter

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