Julián Castro jokes about his looks after forum mistakenly uses twin brother's photo

Democratic presidential hopeful Julián Castro joked Wednesday after a forum put a picture of his twin brother in an event pamphlet.

“I will say though that the picture that y’all have in your program is actually of my brother, Joaquin,” Castro said as he took the stage at the “She the People” presidential forum in Texas.

“He would say that that’s a good thing, because he’s better looking than I am.”

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Washington Post reporter Michelle Ye Hee Lee shared a photo of the program, confirming that the picture was of Rep. Joaquin CastroJoaquin CastroTop Hispanic Caucus members endorse Melissa Mark-Viverito in NY House primary Ousted watchdog says he told top State aides about Pompeo probe CHC says George Floyd death shows ‘tiny fraction’ of what people of color confront in their daily lives MORE (D-Texas) and not his brother, the former Housing and Urban Development secretary who is running for president. 

The brothers and Texas Democratic political figures have shared the stage together in the past, with Joaquin Castro sharing news during a joint appearance on Stephen Colbert’s show in December that his brother would be running for president.

Julián Castro has previously joked on the campaign trail this year that his brother might grow a beard to distinguish themselves.

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