Now we have seen everything: Bronies, the grown men obsessed with My Little Pony

What an interesting phenomenon!

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We just can't deal (Picture: YouTube/Brent Hodge) We just can’t deal (Picture: YouTube/Brent Hodge)

All girls loved My Little Ponies when they were little – they were pastel and they were ponies so, really, it was inevitable.

Of course, we all eventually grew out of them and onto Take That/Little Mix/Ben from down the road.

But apparently not everyone does. A new documentary, which was shown at the recent Tribeca Film Festival, shines a light on the slightly unsettling subculture that is Bronies – grown men obsessed with the toy-turned-cartoon My Little Pony.

True story.

A Brony Tale follows Ashleigh Ball, the voice of characters Rainbow Dash and Applejack, as she meets her devoted male followers.

When Ashleigh speaks in her Rainbow Dash voice, grown men cheer (Picture: YouTube/Brent Hodge) When Ashleigh speaks in her Rainbow Dash voice, grown men cheer (Picture: YouTube/Brent Hodge)

Ball admits a ‘pervert alarm’ went off when she started getting emails from the cartoon’s adult male fans. And when she mentioned it to a friend, Canadian filmmaker…

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Very Interesting.

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