A girl clenched her jaw so hard during Michael B. Jordan’s “Black Panther” shirtless scene that her retainer broke, and he offered to replace it

We’d be lying if we said we sat through the Michael B. Jordan shirtless scene in Black Panther without breaking a sweat. It was a lot to take in at once. As we expected, we weren’t the only ones to have ~a Michael B. Jordan moment~. One girl clenched her jaw so hard during Jordan’s shirtless scene that her retainer snapped. Her story went viral and Jordan has since reached out and offered to replace it, thus proving he’s a real-life superhero.

The internet learned of the snapped retainer thanks to a Tumblr post uploaded by an orthodontist. The post read:

"[...] one of my patients came in for an emergency visit, because she snapped the wire on her retainer watching the movie when MBJ took his shirt off she clenched her teeth so f— hard she snapped it. that is the f— funniest sh— ever to me this tiny 17 year old girl thirsting so goddamn hard she busted steel."

And as funny as the original post is, in the words of another Tumblr user, “Y’all it gets better.” The 17-year-old who was “thirsting so goddamn hard” found the Tumblr post and confessed it was her via Twitter.


Sophia Robb couldn’t believe her orthodontist, who is supposedly “the chillest person,” had exposed her like that on the internet, she said in another tweet. But the exposure attracted the attention of the man who made her bust steel — the one and only Michael B. Jordan.

Not only did MBJ reach out to Sophia, but the two even DM-ed.


Just two days after Sophia came clean in her March 5th tweet, her story has gone viral. She now has over 500k likes on her original tweet and has reached a level of internet fame many only dream of.


And Sophia’s dad assured us that, although it was incredibly kind of Jordan to offer, the family has already set aside the money to pay for a replacement retainer.

Let it be known that Michael B. Jordan’s shirtless body can cause property damage, so look at your own risk.

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