Dylan Sprouse, one half of Zack and Cody, has been left a little red faced after his risqué mirror selfies were leaked on the internet. Rather than hide in shame and pretend the photos weren't of him, the former child star admitted on Twitter that he slipped up and did his best at styling out the unfortunate blunder.

21 year-old identical twin actors Dylan and Cole Sprouse rose to fame after starring as Adam Sandler's son in 1999's Big Daddy and went on to act in many more movies and the Disney Channel sitcom, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Dylan may be 15 minutes older than his brother but this hasn't prevented their fans' shock at seeing the teen heartthrob posing in the buff.

It may have been easier to pretend the photos were a hoax and weren't of Dylan had the star not only photographed his bare body but his face as well. One image shows the New York University student standing in front of the bathroom mirror in his Calin Klein whites whilst feebly flexing a muscle. However, another showed a closer, headless shot of the actor in the same bathroom completely naked apart from his hand cupping a badly-concealed manhood.

The two shots surfaced on Twitter on Sunday and are thought to have come from a former girlfriend of the Snow Buddies actor. The images quickly spread about the internet as social media users marvelled at the surely almighty shame headed Dylan's way. Sprouse was good-humoured about his exposure, tweeting "Whoops, guess I'm not 14 and fat anymore," before adding "I messed up... but I'd be a fool not to own up to it. Got to move past it I suppose."

Dylan's followers couldn't possibly have predicted what was to come next as the next tweet read "move past it in a sexy way tho ~~" which captioned a picture of a grinning baby, who is presumably Dylan, wrapped up warm.

Soon Cole has joined in the internet's taunts to add to the ribbing of his slightly older brother by tweeting "Cold in that bath-room, huh?" and pondering "now they've basically seen me naked which is weird I guess."

"Love you too," a good-natured Dylan replied before teasing his fans with "At least you can't see my third testicle." The star has chosen to own what could have been perfect troll fodder and even a potential career-tainting incident by turning the jibes around and showing that he's in on the joke. Listed alongside his  other attributes, which include "Proclaimed Artist" and "Amateur Video Game Designer," his Twitter biog now reads "n00d pic dealer."

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