Social media users have been completely shocked to find out how frequently men think about the Roman Empire on a daily basis.
The question was first posed by TikTok user Madeline Heller earlier this month, who noted that she was surprised to learn that her husband thinks about Ancient Rome at least once a week. The now-viral video inspired a handful of other individuals to ask their own partners the very same question: “How often do you think about the Roman Empire?”
The trend got Us thinking about our favorite celebrities — from Hallmark star Tyler Hynes to Vanderpump Rules personality James Kennedy — and if gladiators, Roman architecture and more iconic landmarks often prompt random thoughts in their minds. True to the TikTok trend, we posited the very same question via Instagram DMs and couldn’t believe the answers that were sent back.
Keep scrolling to find out how much the stars actually think about the rise and fall of the Roman Empire: