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Michael B Jordan Said He'd Replace This Teen's Retainer After She Went Viral On Tumblr For Breaking It Over How Hot He Is

"Gotta get a vibranium retainer next time." Warning: This post also contains a tiny spoiler.

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Robb told BuzzFeed News that she noticed this tweet being shared by one of her Twitter mutuals. It tells the story of a young woman who broke her retainer because she was thirsting so hard over Michael B Jordan.

The Tumblr post pictured revealed no detailed information about the patient involved, but upon closer inspection Robb realised it was written by her orthodontist. And the reason the story sounded familiar was because it was actually about her.

Twitter: @pixyrue

Robb said her first thought was "no fucking way". "Then I zoomed in on the profile picture, saw it was my orthodontist, and decided to speak up," she added.

She also confirmed that she is actually 18 years old and not 17 as stated in the original post.

Robb shared the story on Twitter, and her post has now been retweeted more than 95,000 times and has more than 385,000 likes.

Robb continued: "So it was the scene where Killmonger took his shirt off for the battle to become king of Wakanda. I pressed my tongue against my permanent retainer and clenched my jaw so hard that the wire disconnected from my teeth."

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She said the trip to the orthodontist was horrifying because she was initially scared that she would embarrass herself.

But when she got there she said it was all okay: "When I told them they laughed, obviously, but it was super sweet and of course it made a great story."

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In his original Tumblr post the orthodontist says he found the story really funny.

The orthodontist later had to defend himself because people wondered if he had breached patient confidentiality by sharing the story. He said he didn't reveal any identifying details.

After BuzzFeed News published this article, Jordan followed Robb back on Twitter.

RIP my retainer @michaelb4jordan I am HONORED and GRATEFUL

And Jordan even tweeted Robb to say he feels partly responsible and would replace them. Robb said she was 'kinda losing it' after he tweeted her.

.@pixyrue since I feel partly responsible for breaking your retainers 🤷🏾‍♂️ let me know if I can replace them 😅

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Robb said: "I think people who are like 'you exposed yourself' are hilarious because of course I did! It’s a funny story and I’m not embarrassed about it. If anything it speaks to how great of a movie Black Panther is."

@pixyrue The most relatable thing ever. We’ve all busted steel fangirling over someone, you’re not alone in this

@pixyrue I guess you were emBRACED by MBJ's sexiness huh

@pixyrue gotta get a vibranium retainer next time

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@pixyrue "So what if I make tumblr posts about my patients, they're never going to find out about my pag-"

Robb said she has seen Black Panther twice now and thinks it's one of the best movies of all time. Robb, who is biracial, said she didn't realise how amazing it would be to see a screen full of black people. "It honestly was worth breaking my retainer over," she said.