Actor Macaulay Culkin of Home Alone fame turned 40-years-old and his announcement on Twitter prompted a wide range of reactions.
The actor, best known for playing the character Kevin McCallister in the Home Alone series, took to Twitter to announce his birthday, and to make his fans “feel old”.
“Hey guys, wanna feel old? I’m 40. You’re welcome,” wrote Culkin, in a series of tweets.
Hey guys, wanna feel old?
— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) August 26, 2020
He also sought suggestions from his fans on what he should pursue.
“Since I’m 40 I think it’s about time to start my midlife crisis. I’m thinking of picking up surfing. Do you all have any suggestions?” he tweeted.
Since being posted, the tweet thread has received over a million likes with more than 30,000 people commenting on it. Take a look at some of the reactions here:
Youre a demon for this!!
— Jadie_JO (@Jagee_jadie) August 27, 2020
— AV (@HanAbBol) August 27, 2020
Arrggh stop it – you’ll always be 8 years old!
— Mel 🇬🇸🏴 (@Melxray) August 27, 2020
you aint old!
— Stephanie Thomas (@angryticked) August 27, 2020
Happy Birthday ya filthy animal 🤣👍 pic.twitter.com/EirVYzaDpW
— JeepCheck (@ReturnCheck) August 26, 2020
Nope, you’re still 8 years old foiling the Wet Bandits! pic.twitter.com/9E1y159GLw
— Mickey Mouth 😷 (@MickeyMouth1) August 26, 2020
Nursing home alone
— DashieXP (@DashieXP) August 26, 2020
— Michelle B. Young 💛🐝 (@MichelleBYoung1) August 26, 2020
My sister’s 8years old was seeing Home Alone the other day and was calling you a baby. How do I explain this tweet to him Kev?😫 https://t.co/NV7wctxdoF
— Jidenna’s Twinny● (@ccidi_derek) August 27, 2020
Now imagine Home Alone and think, at the time, when he was filming, KIDS HIS AGE were: Kim Kardashian, Channing Tatum, Nick Cannon, Olivia Munn, Ryan Gosling, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zooey Deschanel, Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell, Chris Pine, Eva Green, And Lin Manuel-Miranda. https://t.co/lRlh5PMDGH
— R (@Adriandhy) August 27, 2020
Soooo 7 years older than Daniel Stern was when you guys made HOME ALONE. 4 years older than Catherine O’Hara. I’m fine. This is fine. I gotta lie down. https://t.co/mB7bPww0BS
— Brian Lynch (@BrianLynch) August 26, 2020
I can’t handle this https://t.co/agJj5lXsGL
— Pete Catapano (@pcatapano) August 26, 2020
Oh crap!! KEVIN!!!! 😱 You’re 40?!?!?!?? 😩😩😩😫 I am old
— Melissa (@missy1992_irwin) August 27, 2020
And you know you have not changed a bit in looks or in actions.
— Donna Atkins (@DonnaAt02509858) August 27, 2020
Culkin rose to fame as a child actor in the 1980s, debuting in films at the age of four. Apart from the Home Alone series, his hit films include My Girl in 1991 and Richie Rich in 1994.