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Nicholas Hoult Was Secretly The Best Thing About The Noughties

Let's re-visit his younger years. Special is the word.

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Before X-Men's Beast there was Nicholas Hoult of 2002.

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So yes, he was in About A Boy.

And yeah he was in Skins.

But he was also the coolest kid around.

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A fine specimen of a human.

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He got to drink mocktails with Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock for Christ's sake.

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He evolved with his hair and we loved him for it.

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It was a time when he wore trainers and ties to red carpet events. And that was okay.

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It was even more okay when he wore fat ties that weren't done up properly, because it attracted the ladies.

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He was the shell suit king.

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And a connoisseur of hats.

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A man about town.

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A total dude.

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It was a time when he wondered what path life would take him down.

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And it took him down a wonderful one.

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Here's to the young Nicholas Hoult of the noughties.

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