People in the comments commended him, citing that it shows good character.
"He looks terrified. But I love a politician who can keep promises!" someone wrote.
"That's a sign of good character. I'm not from NYC, but I wish you all the best! Good luck," another added.
A third believed that this was not that meaningful of a promise and will be seeing how "well" he stays true to his words on issues in the city.
"This is a bit too easy and meaningless a promise to brag about keeping. Let's see how you do in keeping substantive promises.”
Someone else wanted to know what kind of example the piercing would have on the youth, saying the following: "I wonder what is the example on that for the youth...in all the things you could pick, ear piercing is the one you pick?"
Check out some of the diverse reactions to Adams’ new piercing below.
@Bulerious @ericadamsfornyc Silly but definitely a big deal for someone who've never done it. Glad he won also... f… https://t.co/MTlZEbFeMS
— Assets Over Liabilities (@Assets Over Liabilities)
@ericadamsfornyc I also like to keep my campaign promises so that it sounds like something that was the premise on… https://t.co/dJyyD7mQSI