Nothing wrong with it. It is an unusual situation and a lot of people think there must be something wrong.
There is no point into reading too much into all the comments, they were all said to differing questions to people who have no interest in understanding, just interested in a story. There is a complete lack of context to these sound bites.
Nothing unethical about trying unlap yourself. Remember this is a man's game. Sometimes played by boys. Mostly watched by boys.