Every generation has its heart throbs. Today everyone’s favourite undead hero, Rob Pattinson, sends pulses racing. Twenty years ago, I fell for Rob Lowe’s dimples. He’s still got IT, if you ask me. If I were alive in the ‘60s, Robert Redford’s arresting blue eyes would’ve put me in a dead faint. Hmm, I’m seeing a pattern here. Are you?
I’m going to give you clues as to my vintage today with a parade of all the famous boys I’ve loved before. They didn’t love me back, but I’m okay with that now thanks to years of therapy.
Johnny Depp circa 1988, 21 Jump Street.
How’s this for tragic? I used to take photos of him off the TV. Stupid, huh? The images always came out blue and blurry. The picture above is a professional publicity shot for the movie Cry Baby.
Cry me a River Phoenix.
Gone too soon. Ironically, tragically, he overdosed outside of Johnny Depp’s Viper Room.
Okay, that horrible car accident claimed him well before I was born, but I could still appreciate his talent…and smouldering good looks.
Oh, that slack jaw and floppy hair! I think my tastes have definitely matured, though.
Now, this guy is no George Clooney, but from the reactions of the people in this ad, he might as well be:
Who was your celebrity crush when you were growing up?