Fact: I am and have been obsessed with the Olsen twins since I was a little kid, so I know that seeing them smile in a photo is, like, almost as rare as a Lochness monster sighting. It's not that they don't smile at all — we've seen them smile on TV or in interviews, but when it comes to having their picture taken? Good luck getting them to flash those pearly whites. Don't believe me? You're about to get some proof handed to you that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen never smile with teeth. Proof in the form of several dozen photos. Things just got real.
The times that Mary-Kate and Ashley have smiled in photos are few and far between, and though it has happened, we're far more used to seeing their toothless pouts. I remember being in high school and hearing that the twins got their signature pout by saying the word "prune" before they smile. I may or may not have tried this in all my pictures that year.
No matter what way they go about nailing that perfect pout, you can almost always expect to see it in lieu of a toothy grin. And hey, whatever works for them! You do you, MKA. You look amaze either way.
But just in case you need some extra proof, settle in, because here are 71 times Mary-Kate and Ashley smiled without teeth.
1. CFDA Awads, 2015
Even as winners, they won't show their teeth.
2. Met Gala, 2015
TBH, their gowns look much more fierce sans smile.
3. CFDA Awards Party, 2015
Party smiles are overrated.
4. The Row Presentation
They're excited, they swear.
5. World Of Children Awards, 2014
The no teeth thing is OK, but I'm not entirely sure about those shoes, Ashley...
6. CFDA Awards, 2014
Doesn't matter what the year is — they still won't smile at the CFDA's.
7. Met Gala, 2014
...ditto at the Met Gala.
8. Elizabeth & James Event, 2011
No all black outfits, but still no smiles.
9. Estee Lauder Fragrance Launch
Tom Pecheux's "pruning" game is strong.
10. Lexus Event
Their amaze shoes might detract from their lack of smiles in this one.
11. Elizabeth & James Handbag Launch
That red clutch, though!
12. Rolling Stones Club Performance
The Rolling Stones got their lips upturned...but still no teeth.
13. CFDA Award Nominations, 2013
I know they aren't showing teeth, but they still look genuinely happy!
14. Innovator Of The Year Awards, 2012
If Anna Wintour is down with the pout, I'm down with the pout.
15. CFDA Fashion Awards, 2012
No amount of awards will force a toothy smile.
16. Fresh Air Fund Salute
Buns are on point.
17. Fashion Week, 2012
If you're cool enough to wear sunglasses glasses inside, you're cool enough to smile without teeth.
18. Good Morning America Apperance
It's too early in the morning to show teeth.
19. Christian Louboutin Party
OK, if I was standing next to Christian Louboutin, there's no way I wouldn't be smiling huge like a complete idiot.
20. NYLON Party For Elizabeth Olsen
No teeth runs in the family, apparently.
21. Paris Fashion Week, 2011
Smiling at Kanye's show would just feel out of place.
22. New York Fashion Week, 2011
Well, if no one else was going to smile...
23. Fashion's Night Out, 2011
In 2011, their hair was blonder, but the smiles were still toothless.
24. CFDA Awards, 2011
Kind of loving their twinning bag moment. See what I did there?
25. Midnight In Paris Screening
Ashley's totally channeling Twiggy with her makeup, and I'm into it.
26. Tribeca Film Festival, 2011
MK's bright colors make up for the lack of smiles.
27. CFDA Fashion Awards Arrival, 2010
They look painfully bored.
28. Le Compte Ory Premiere
Those glasses demand a toothless smile.
29. CFDA Awards, 2010
Another CFDA Award show, another pouty red carpet.
30. Hot Cuisine Gala, 2010
Bob Saget, doing his best "prune" face.
31. WWD 100th Anniversary Gala
They look so much alike in this one. Right down to their toothless smiles.
32. Elizabeth & James Pop Up Show
They don't even show teeth in candid shots.
33. Mark Townsend Party
Totally vibing on those boho outfits.
34. CFDA Awards, 2010
Who pouted better?
35. 32nd Annual American Image Awards
Ashley totally looks like she's about to break-pout and show some teeth. Close, but no cigar.
36. Opening Of Lend Me A Tenor
Willy Wonka vibes.
37. JCPenney Event, 2010
Is anyone else getting Olivia from The Bachelor from Ashley, here?
38. Elle Style Awards, 2010
With dresses that stunning, you don't have to show your teeth.
39. AmfAR New York Gala, 2010
No one has a better coat collection than the Olsens. Seriously.
40. Nine Premiere
Mary-Kate Olsen and the technicolor jacket.
41. Museum Of Modern Art Film Benefit
With all that's going on in Mary-Kate's outfit, I barely noticed the smiles.
42. Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine, 2009
Same jacket, different twin.
43. CFDA Event, 2009
Smiling with teeth wouldn't have shown off that pretty lipstick color as much, though.
44. Fashion's Night Out, 2009
Oh, whoa. Major sexy hair and makeup all around, here.
45. Elizabeth & James Event, 2009
Mary-Kate totally works the deep side part.
46. Influence Book Signing
Their makeup is so sultry in this one, the toothless smile thing totally fits.
47. Met Gala, 2008
These may be my favorite dresses they've ever worn. Like, ever.
48. Chanel Fashion Show, 2008
Who else totally copied the headscarf/oversized glasses combo back when Ashley first wore it in 2008?
49. Paris Fashion Week, 2007
Mary-Kate was definitely one of the first people to make platinum blonde high fashion.
50. James Taylor Concert
Jimmy Buffett tried the pout and failed.
51. CFDA Fashion Awards, 2007
Super chic in black and white. But still no toothy smiles.
52. Chanel Show, 2007
They've got a whole gothic/Victorian thing going on and it's absolutely working.
53. Paris Fashion Week, 2006
Major side eye from Ashley in this one.
54. New York Fashion Week, 2007
When in the front row, wear a giant fur.
55. Farce Of The Penguins Party
Vamping it up, as they do best.
56. Golden Globes After Party
Whoa, wait — the Olsens were actually a part of The Golden Globe Awards? Things have definitely changed since 2007.
57. CFDA Awards, 2006
...and when I say things have changed, I also mean Ashley's hair color.
58. Paris Fashion Week, 2011
They almost flashed their pearly whites to the paparazzi. Almost.
59. Art + Photography Auction
Ashley is total braid goals here.
60. Independent Spirit Awards, 2006
Definitely did not remember Mary-Kate's hair being so long, but she rocked it.
61. New York Fashion Week, 2006
The tousled, textured hair totally works for Ashley.
62. Lucky Magazine Event
Remember when all you wanted was an oversized purse like MK?
63. ACE Awards
This is the most glam I think I've ever seen Mary-Kate, and it's ah-mazing.
64. AmfAR Event, 2005
I'm not entirely sure how to feel about this look...
65. Met Gala, 2005
Their Met Gala gowns were on point, even from the very beginning.
66. New York Fashion Week, 2005
That green coat makes more of a statement than a smile ever would.
67. Coty's 100th Anniversary
Ashley with bangs was literally everything I wanted to be when I was a teenager.
68. VMAs, 2004
Oh yeah, this actually happened. And it probably never will again, so relish in it.
OMG, can we just bring back TRL, please?!
70. New York Minute Premiere
All the feels for this movie. Also, over-the-shoulder posing has literally never happened for them since this era.
71. Tribeca Film Festival, 2004
Mary-Kate is wearing pink, y'all!
There you have it. Exactly 71 times that the Olsen twins smiled without teeth. But if it ain't broke, don't fix it, right?
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