A 16-year-old boy has won the internet after arriving to his school prom in a sequinned tuxedo and floor-length skirt. Korben Green wowed the world of social media when his mum Nina shared a post of his bold outfit on Twitter earlier this month.
According to the Daily Star, The boy was met with cheers from pupils and teachers after donning the powerful look last week. He was attending his school prom at Archbishop Sancroft High School in Harleston, Norfolk. Fans applauded the teenager after his mum Nina shared snaps of his outfit on Twitter which quickly went viral.
Since it was posted on July 1, the tweet racked up over 120,000 likes and 3,700 retweets. Nina wrote: “At age 12 my son announced he wanted to go to his school prom in a gown. Four years later we made it happen. “I’m so incredibly proud of him for being true to himself & the reception he got from his whole school was incredible.
“What do you think @michellevisage @theebillyporter?” The mum said her phone “went crazy” as she traveled to London Pride with Korben the following day. Even Ru Paul’s drag race judge Michele Visage shared the tweet and wrote: “Ohhhhhhhh yes!
“You are an amazing beautiful mum and your child is a STAR.” Korben described the response as “surreal”, telling the BBC: “To me, she is such an icon, a wonderful celebrity and I really admire her.” Nina even revealed her post was retweeted by H from Steps and Dr. Ranj.