Joe Manganiello Shares Epic Bleach Blonde #TBT Pic, Live-Tweets Stanley Cup Finals With Wife Sofia Vergara

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Before he was rocking insane abs and a manly beard, Joe Manganiello was at the forefront of the super-short, bleached blond hair trend.

The Magic Mike star threw things way back on Wednesday with a flashback pic from 1996, showing exactly how far his style has come over the last two decades.

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The 39-year-old heartthrob returned to Twitter two hours later to let people know that the look was not inspired by Eminem, and was actually a precursor to the rapper's iconic look.

"For the record, Slim Shady was '97. I had Em by a year with the blonde," Manganiello tweeted, before admitting, "@dennisrodman on the other hand..."

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After sharing the epic throwback pic, Manganiello began live tweeting Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins -- his hometown team -- and the San Jose Sharks.

The True Blood alum snapped a cute selfie with his wife, Modern Family's Sofia Vergara, after Pittsburgh's victory, showing both stars decked out in Penguins gear.

"The Sharks were no match for my secret weapon... @SofiaVergara," Manganiello wrote, celebrating the Penguins' 2-1 win over the Sharks and their 2-0 lead in the series.

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Manganiello appears to have recovered after briefly being hospitalized in early May for a "health issue."

Vergara spoked with ET at Modern Family’s ATAS Emmy event soon after news of his medical concerns broke, where the 43-year-old actress said that her husband "had a little problem, but now he's good." Check out the video to hear more.