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    People On TikTok Are Debating Celebs Who Are "Hot Ugly" Vs. "Ugly Hot"

    On TikTok, Gen Z decides who's "ugly hot" or "hot ugly."

    The "Ugly Hot" and "Hot Ugly" phenomenon was an unexplainable-but-mutual-understanding concept that always floated in the air.

    Today, it thrives on TikTok. There, the discussion began with this TikTok by Violet Marmur — also known as the @uglyhottheorist on the platform.

    The comment section was filled with, “This makes so much sense,” “I speak this language,” and mentions of celebrities who seemed to fit the description. So, Violet broke it down even further.

    "Hot Ugly" is the myth of an individual who follows all the conventional beauty standards but who some people might consider to be "ugly" or just not their type.


    Reply to @montie212 #greenscreen HERE IS MY FORMAL PRESENTATION ON HOT UGLY VS UGLY HOT MEN 😘 #fyp

    ♬ original sound - Violet 🤠
    Think: the boy next door, the Abercrombie & Fitch model, the rom-com guy. You get the type.

    This is not to be mistaken with someone who is "Hot Hot." In translation, someone who is conventionally attractive and hot — like Michael B. Jordan, Violet suggested.

    So "Hot Ugly," as Violet outlines, could be someone like Harry Styles.

    Or Noah Centineo.

    Or Zac Efron.

    So yes, all conventionally attractive dudes. Still following?

    "Ugly Hot" is the myth of someone, in this case a celebrity, who is not conventionally "hot" according to beauty standards but who some people may consider hot.


    Reply to @uglyhottheorist #greenscreen Pt. 2 of hot ugly vs. ugly hot. If you get it you get it, if you don’t you don’t. #fyp

    ♬ original sound - Violet 🤠
    Rami Malek could also be a rom-com lead.

    So, for example, Adam Driver.

    Or Evan Peters.

    Or Paul Mescal?

    While the labels are sure to upset some people, Violet wrote in her caption, "If you get it, you get it; if you don’t, you don’t."

    Do you get it? Let us know in the comments.