Portmanteau pioneers and former X Factor finalists Jedward have undergone a radical transformation from stiff-haired novelty act to, dare we say it, modern age sex symbols.

The twins, who came a respectable (all things considered) 6th in the season 6 of The X Factor back in 2009 before going on to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest not once but twice, shared some incredible new snaps to Twitter on Wednesday (December 14).

Even if the singing doesn’t work out, the boys could have a long career of thirst-trapping ahead of them…

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While try and mentally adjust to this incredibly confusing time, you can re-live the brothers’ memorable X Factor audition below: