Michael B. Jordan Agrees to Help Girl Who Snapped Retainer Upon Seeing the ‘Black Panther’ Star Shirtless in Movie

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Michael B. Jordan had to follow a strict diet to get prepared for the role of Erik Killmonger. (Marvel)

An 18-year-old who broke her retainer after seeing a chiseled Michael B. Jordan in “Black Panther” is speaking out after her orthodontist’s post about her went viral.

The blockbuster movie sees Jordan as Erik Killmonger, a forgotten Wakandan who resides in Oakland, Calif. and wants the technologically advanced nation to share its resources to better Black people in America.

In one of the scenes where he fights T’Challa to take over as king, Jordan’s muscular essence is revealed and that proved to be too much for one teen to handle.

“One of my patients came in for an emergency visit because she snapped the wire on her retainer watching the movie when MBJ took his shirt off she clenched her teeth so f——hard she snapped it,” posted Tumblr user Nitramaraho Sunday, March 4. “That is the f—— funniest s— ever to me this tiny [18-year-old] girl thirsting so goddamn hard she busted steel.”


Soon, the post went viral and made its way to Twitter and where a biracial teen named Sophia Robb confirmed, “that girl is me” on Monday, March 5.

“This is literally my orthodontist and he’s the chillest person I have ever met even though he EXPOSED ME ON THE INTERNET,” she wrote in a follow-up tweet.

She told BuzzFeed Tuesday that she “pressed my tongue against my permanent retainer and clenched my jaw so hard that the wire disconnected from my teeth.”

And Robb wasn’t too bothered by the post by her orthodontist — who maintained he didn’t violate HIPPA, a health privacy law, because he didn’t use any personally identifiable information.

Instead, she tweeted she plans to keep visiting him and joined in on the fun by sharing some memes folks made of her along with retweeting several reactions.

Still, Robb may have gotten the last laugh, as by Tuesday, she tweeted Jordan himself had clicked the “follow” button. And he even offered to help replace her retainer.

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