‘Walking Dead’ Fans Bow Down to King Ezekiel: ‘Already GOAT’

(Spoiler alert: Do not keep reading if you did not see this week’s episode of “The Walking Dead”)

“The Walking Dead” finally introduced King Ezekiel (Khary Payton) and Shiva in this week’s episode, and fans of the series couldn’t be happier.

The leader of The Kingdom seems to be a hit, with one fan tweeting, “Its a black man with locs running a camp. And he got a tiger. Already GOAT.”

Read more fan reactions below.

King Ezekiel’s tiger is so cute! #TheWalkingDead #TWD #twdseason7 pic.twitter.com/bYGhkZi7Aq

- Laur???? (@LaurenKeller_) October 31, 2016

Im not even gonna say shit. Its a black man with locs running a camp. AND he got a tiger. Already GOAT #TheWalkingDead

- lil bourgeois. (@shereiqns) October 31, 2016

In all honesty the Kingdom is the best place we’ve been so far. #TheWalkingDead

- Danielle McCants (@justDanielle_M) October 31, 2016

#TheWalkingDead #TWD I sure can use some laughter after last week’s episode. Carol’s face!

- Connie Roberts (@ConnieFoggles) October 31, 2016

aight this guy is great, Negan isn’t the only really damn good new character we have #TheWalkingDead

- unfunny 2002 meme (@joshslashburke) October 31, 2016

Pomegranates, tigers, and theatrics? I would never leave. #TheWalkingDead

- Tammy Swanger (@popcult_maven29) October 31, 2016

Khary Payton is NAILING the role of Ezekiel so far. It’s spot on. #TheWalkingDead

- Mat Orcring ??’? (@ImMatElfring) October 31, 2016

#TheWalkingDead I think I am in love with Ezekiel and Shiva…

– Denise Navy Chick (@NavyChickMD) October 31, 2016

Ezekiel is so theatrical. Does he think Broadway will be waiting for him after the apocalypse is through? ???”#TheWalkingDead #TheKingdom

– Sagine Gay (@Sageg16) October 31, 2016

I think I like Tiger King guy.. #TheWalkingDead

- Alana Marie (@__R4REBEAUTY) October 31, 2016

That king sure was an actor before the walkers took over ????#TheWalkingDead

– Deena (@sillydee21) October 31, 2016

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