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Proving that there's more to life than just being really, really, ridiculously good-looking, Ben Stiller took a break from playing his full-time model/part-time merman alter ego Derek Zoolander in order to live-tweet the original Zoolander, starting an hashtag to encourage fans to tweet him questions during the viewing.

It's the latest in a series of promotions for the upcoming Zoolander 2 film, which has seen Stiller and Owen Wilson/Hansel walk in Valentino's Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week, Stiller as Derek walk and strike a pose on Sydney's Harbour Bridge, and a walk-off between Derek and model Cara Delevingne in front of the Eiffel Tower.

via Giphy
via Giphy

Stiller started the series of tweets by joking that he hadn't "watched the movie in like 2 days" before providing fans with facts about the film, behind-the-scenes information, and hilarious jabs at his co-stars.

He also remained tight-lipped on whether certain characters would be returning in Zoolander 2:

Debunked any Stiller-verse connections:

And reminded us all of David Bowie's wonderful cameo:

Never forget.
Never forget.

And just in case you were wondering what the secret behind Blue Steel is:

You can check out the rest of Stiller's tweets here.

'Zoolander 2' hits theaters February 12, 2016


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