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Ansel Elgort Is Everyone's Super Hot Emo Boyfriend From 2002

Putting the "hot" in Hot Topic.

Ansel Elgort is a fashion-forward man. He does not shy away from taking stylistic chances.

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He makes bold choices with his wardrobe, and he regrets nothing.

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But tonight may have been his boldest yet — when he showed up at the VMAs looking like all of us, right in the middle of our high school emo phase.

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He definitely does not look bad, he looks really hot, in an early '00s emo way.

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Do you hear that sound? It's the sound of Pete Wentz, weeping for the loss of his look.

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Again, ANSEL LOOKS HOT — the kind of hot we all were back in 2002, trying on the entire accessories section of Hot Topic and humming Dashboard Confessional.

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My hopes are so high that your kiss might kill me!!!

when mom says you'll grow out of this phase but you're just like SCREW YOU, MOM. THIS IS WHO I AM.

SO WON'T YOU KILL ME!??!

someone got lost on the way to the Tim Burton exhibit

SO I DIE HAPPYYYYY.

Long live Emo Ansel.

ansel elgort looks like a teenager suddenly gone emo during the summer #VMAs

He is all of us.

did ansel elgort just discover my chemical romance, or

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