For many of us, the Harry Potter books and movie franchise was a big part of our childhoods. Apparently, this was also the case for Timothée Chalamet, who sent the Twitterverse into meltdown after he wore a Slytherin jumper in a press appearance.
To give a bit of context to this story, thanks to the premiere of Dune, we’ve been treated to some very dreamy Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet fashion moments, but none of us were quite prepared for this one.
In a recent press appearance for Dune, fans couldn’t believe their eyes when they spotted that he was wearing a Slytherin sweater. Not only hinting that he’s a big Harry Potter fan, but also that he is in fact a Slytherin (one of the four Hogwarts houses).
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Though Slytherin is synonymous with villains in the Wizarding world, like Tom Riddle and Bellatrix Lestrange, this news has led many of us to rethink our house allegiance—how can we now proudly rep Gryffindor when Slytherin has Timothée?
Like us, the HP corner of Twitter went wild for the image of Timothée in an emerald green zip-up, with the Slytherin crest displayed proudly on his chest.
One Twitter user wrote: “Timothée Chalamet wearing a Slytherin sweater is something I didn't know I needed.”
timothée chalamet wearing a slytherin sweater is something I didn't know I needed pic.twitter.com/04p527xnGtSeptember 7, 2021
Another said: “As if @RealChalamet could get hotter here he comes repping the Slytherin attire like a goddamn modern-day Draco Malfoy”
As if @RealChalamet could get hotter here he comes repping the Slytherin attire like a god damn modern day Draco Malloy pic.twitter.com/4c4YFYSuVAOctober 20, 2021
A third tweeted: “Might have screamed when I learned that Timothée Chalamet is Team Slytherin.”
I knew @RealChalamet was pretty cool- but now I know he’s a fellow #Slytherin he’s even cooler ✊🏻💚🐍October 20, 2021
Though sadly we’ll likely never see him in a Harry Potter-related movie or series, despite fans calling for it, at least there’s no shortage of new Timothée content, with both Dune and The French Dispatch hitting theatres this month.
Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, trends, fashion, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life. She also tests and reviews beauty and skincare products and tries out the latest TikTok hacks for My Imperfect Life.
Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.
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