One possible reason is that he felt jealousy towards Vladimir Putin, and wishes to flaunt his physique as the Russian did.
But possibly he simply had to try harder. To quote P. J. O'Rourke:
"No one has ever had a fantasy about being tied to a bed and sexually ravished by someone dressed as a liberal"
(Give War a Chance: Eyewitness Accounts of Mankind's Struggle Against Tyranny, Injustice, and Alcohol-Free Beer)