Last year, shorter men appeared to be having a moment. A social movement, which had started in 2018 with a tweet by a young American comedian, was hitting the mainstream.
Jaboukie Young-White had been tired of “short” being used as an insult. “‘Short’ gave you Donald Glover,” he said**,** before also listing the actors Tom Holland and Daniel Kaluuya as successful, shorter men. “Short kings are the enemy of body negativity, and I’ll be forever proud to defend them.”