I am loving Deb’s Listmania prompt this week, because it will easily fit in with Kirsty’s I Must Confess at My Home Truths as well. Crushes: Then and Now! Oh the skeletons this will bring out of my closet. I have a feeling a lot of other mums my age would have had the same crushes.
I must confess, my first TV crush was Scott Baio as Charles in Charles in Charge, followed very closely by Kirk Cameron as Mike Seaver on Growing Pains. I had a crush on him for a very long time and even watched him in the movie adaptation of the Left Behind series. Then in the late 80s I had a massive crush on Uncle Jesse. Who didn’t?
Fast forward a few years, and I have to say, all three of these guys are still fairly good looking! They have aged well! However, they would not make my top three anymore. It’s hard to pick who my crushes now are, as I feel my answers today would be influenced by recent events. The Australian Open and a concert we went to, to name two. Can you guess already?
Yep, Roger Federer and Keith Urban. As much (if not more so) for their talent and personality as for their looks. I feel like I should have a third, to balance this out, but I can’t think of one off the top of my head. I can’t say “my husband” because that is lame-o. There’s plenty of good looking actors I could list, but I don’t “know” them like I do Rog and Keith (cause you know, we’re tight like that). Ultimately they’re just eye candy. I am sure a lot of them do good work and are down-to-earth, genuine guys like these two, I’m just not sure which ones are!
Yep, the young me just went on looks and the fact you were on TV. The grown-up me now needs a personality and proof that you’re one of the good ones to actually have a crush on you.
So spill, who are your crushes from then, and now? I’m dying to know!
Linking up with Kirsty at My Home Truths
Deb at Home Life Simplified
And Alicia at One Mother Hen