STAY CALM: Justin Trudeau Can Pommel Horse Like "Fifty Shades Darker" Star

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We'll take 50 Shades, really any shade of Justin Trudeau

If you, like us, were one of the countless people who thought Christian Grey and the Canadian Prime Minister had probably nothing in common (aside from their dashing good looks, obviously), prepare to be enlightened because both Justin Trudeau and Jamie Dornan have major pommel horse skills.

The actor stopped by Conan earlier this month to demonstrate his impressive strength, using Conan O’Brien’s desk as a makeshift pommel horse to recreate a move he performs as Christian in the newest Fifty Shades installment, Fifty Shades Darker.

“I just happened to say I’ve got this like one party trick that I can do, like a sort of pommel horse,” Dornan said about filming the workout scene. “I was like, ‘Okay, look, you’ve got one take to get this.’ It’s so hard to do. We did it and I was like, ‘Just make sure everything’s in focus and there’s enough film in the camera and we’re going to do this once, and then I’m going to need, like, a rest in my trailer.'” Judging by the size of his arms, we’re not sure we believe the Irish actor-slash-part-time-bodybuilder needed THAT much of a rest, but we’ll take his word for it.

ELSEWHERE IN GUN LAND, one pre-Prime Minister feminist named Justin Trudeau had already mastered the art of the pommel-horse move. In April 2013, a photo graced the internet that showed the beloved politician in 2011, performing the trick in what looks like a very serious meeting room — with a bunch of guys, including Trudeau, in suits.

“JT is level-headed & able to bring Canada to new heights. That’s why he’s my choice for #Liberal Leader,” the tweet read.

We’re not sure what this means for these guys’ future — maybe a potential bromance, borne out of joint gym sessions when Trudeau is visiting wherever Dornan calls home? — but we can cross our fingers for a workout-video partnership at the VERY least, right?

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