35 Celebrities Straight People Never Knew Were Twinks

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A few years ago the New York Times wrote a thing about how twinks were a hot trend.

Some people are calling “twink” a slur but surely it’s not. Let me give you a little history lesson.

First off, twinks have always been around.


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The ancient Greeks were totally obsessed with twinks. For example, Apollo, a Greek God, was a twink.


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Basically every statue they made was of, you guessed it, a twink:


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These guys going for an apple in the 1500s could definitely be classified as twinks too.


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Abraham Lincoln? Before he was an otter, he was a twink. This statue proves that:

Look, I’ve lived in Illinois and seen a lot of Lincolns in my time but this is maybe one of the most unusual? C. 1940 sexy New Deal Lincoln at the DC Office of Public Records https://t.co/3a1nmL8GYM


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Because I’m bored and feel like making this list again, here are some famous twinks:

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First off, Timothee Chalomet. He’s probably the current most famous and textbook twink.


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Actually most actors when they start out are twinks. Like ’80s Rob Lowe was a twink.


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Leonardo DiCaprio was basically the #1 twink of the ’90s. Jack Dawson completely personifies that.


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4.

Zac Efron was textbook mid-2000s twink.


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Mick Jagger certainly was too.


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6.

Prince was a 100% a twink as well.


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7.

Troye Sivan is currently the *it* twink in music.


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8.

Michael Cimino from Love, Victor is the current TV twink.


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Tom Holland? The MCU twink/twunk!


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Trent from Daria: An alt-twink.


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Danny Pudi in Community: Nerd twink.


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12.

The Jonas Brothers were twinks for years*.


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*They currently are not twinks.

13.

Cole and Dylan Sprouse are def twinning twinks.


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14.

Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr. = twinks.


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15.

Brock from Pokémon — yup, that’s a twink.


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All of the members of early NSYNC were twinks.


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The boys were literally twinking around giving each other wet willies and eating pizza.


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The Backstreet Boys were twinks when they first started out.


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I mean come on.


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Harry Potter was a twink, before he became an otter.


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19.

Dev Patel is also a former twink.


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20.

Like every guy from every Disney Channel Original Movie was a twink.


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Even Screech was a twink.


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Stefan (and Steve) Urquelle were twinks.


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Ashton Kutcher and Sean William Scott in Dude, Where’s My Car? were twinks.


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24.

Most Ken dolls are twinks.

25.

Shane West…


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…Devon Sawa…


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27.

…Joseph Gordon-Levitt…


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…Chad Michael Murray…


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…and Ryan Gosling in The Notebook were all twinks.


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Lucky Blue Smith is a runway twink.


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31.

Olympic diver Tom Daley was a twink for years, but is now more of a twunk.


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32.

Justin Bieber was for a while too.


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Lil Nas X straddles the line between twink and twunk.


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Peter Pan is a twink.


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And last but certainly least, Link from Zelda is a twink.


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Basically, to sum it up, twinks will and always will be everywhere. It’s also not a slur.

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