Moises Arias went from relatively unknown actor to global trending topic overnight on the strength of one controversial picture with friend Willow Smith.
Why? Because the two are in bed together and he's shirtless.
Oh, and Moises Arias is 20 and Willow Smith is 13. Thirteen.
In the black-and-white image posted on his Tumblr page, Willow Smith and Moises Arias do not appear to be touching as she lies next to him in bed.
While young Smith, wearing jeans and a top, stares off into the distance, Arias is shirtless and sitting up. Immediately, this raised plenty of eyebrows on social media.
So who is this mystery man? Let's break down 10 quick facts:
- Arias once starred with Miley Cyrus as Rico on Hannah Montana
- He is a longtime friend of Willow and her brother Jaden Smith
- He also hangs out with Kendall Jenner and her sister, Kylie
- His Tumblr page is chock-full of snaps of Jenners and Smiths
- He hung out with group, and Selena Gomez, at Coachella 2014
- Arias also appeared on Gomez‘s Wizards of Waverly Place!
- He considers Jaden "family," so maybe Willow is like a sister?
- He’s even worked with Willow Smith’s mother, Jada Pinkett Smith, having directed the music video for their 2013 song "Stuck"
- In 2013 he appeared in the sci-fi epic Ender’s Game, calling the role his official “graduation” from kids TV shows and movies.
- He sees himself doing more directing than acting down the line
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