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    Josh Brolin's Burned Butthole Is Why You Don't Try Weird Things You Read On The Internet

    "My pucker hole is crazy burned."

    Over the weekend, Josh Brolin uploaded an Instagram caption that will live on in infamy. It began, "Tried this perineum sunning that I’ve been hearing about..."

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    If you're confused about the words you just read, let me try to explain.

    Last week, a post about "perineum sunning" from Instagram user @metaphysicalmegan went viral on Twitter. In it, Megan suggests that "30 seconds of sunlight on your butthole is the equivalent of a full day of sunlight with your clothes on" and that it's "more energizing than a cup of coffee." How interesting!

    She went on to list a bunch of other benefits she's noticed since partaking in the activity and then encouraged others to "try it out and let me know your experience."

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    I can only imagine what the #NakedInNature hashtag is like...

    Well, I'm guessing that Josh Brolin had some extra free time this past holiday weekend, because he definitely did just that. He tried it out AND he let us know about his experience. It did not go well.

    Back to Josh's impeccable Instagram caption. It went like this: "Tried this perineum sunning that I’ve been hearing about and my suggestion is DO NOT do it as long as I did."

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    "My pucker hole is crazy burned and I was going to spend the day shopping with my family and instead I’m icing and using aloe and burn creams because of the severity of the pain."

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    "I don’t know who the fuck thought of this stupid shit but fuck you nonetheless. Seriously."

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    He finished his caption with some stellar hashtags, which noted that he wrote the caption on Black Friday while he was clearly at home and missing out while his family went shopping:

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    But Josh's tale isn't the first celebrity run-in with this that I've heard of. My girl, quinoa queen Shailene Woodley, was the first celeb I heard suggest doing this "sunning" thing YEARS ago.

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    In 2014, Shailene had this to say about the subject, which she told Into the Gloss: "Another thing I like to do is give my vagina a little vitamin D. I was reading an article written by an herbalist I studied about yeast infections and other genital issues. She said there’s nothing better than vitamin D. If you’re feeling depleted, go in the sun for an hour and see how much energy you get. Or, if you live in a place that has heavy winters, when the sun finally comes out, spread your legs and get some sunshine."

    So, what's the moral of the story here? First, don't try weird things that people online tell you to do without any research or you might end up burning your asshole.

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    Second, if you ARE going to do some crunchy new internet thing, maybe ask Shailene Woodley for advice first?

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    And Josh...I hope your butthole is back to normal soon.

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