Thursday, February 4, 2010

Teenage crushes - where are they now?

One thing that I neglected to note in my Kreativ Blogger post is my obsession with Jon Bon Jovi. Ask anyone of my friends and family and they will vouch for this. I was nine when I first heard the Bon Jovi anthem 'Livin' on a prayer' and ever since I've been hooked on this glam rock band that in a day and age where nothing lasts, they are a true testament to Darwin's survival of the fittest.

Now, these boys have been around the block and back, and all of them are pushing, if not already surpassed 50, and their lead singer is no exception. Jon is just a month shy (his birthday is March 2nd) of turning 48 and, I think, he still is hotness! Just look at the pics. Big hair pic is circa early 80's and the new one is a promo shot for their new video. I think, like fine wine, JBJ has gotten better with old age.

If I was writing a mills and boon in the eighties, I would definitely have tried to use him as hero inspiration, most probably as a bad boy, self made maverick from the wrong side of the tracks.

So come on - 'fess up, who was you're teenage crush? And could you use him for a hero today?


  1. David Bowie. When I was 12/13. China Girl/Let's Dance era. Not sure he's typical romance material though. ;-)

  2. Do you know I was never one of those teenage crush boys! Probably the closes I got was the older brother - Charlie - in Party of Five. Oh and Prince Will!!!

    Great topic btw...

  3. Ooh how embarrassment! I meant I was never one of those girls who had crushes on celebrities - I totally wrote that wrong. Will teach me for rushing cos I should be writing.

  4. perhaps not - but Bowie is ultra cool!

    LOL Rach - I know what you meant and Matthew Fox IS a Fox!

  5. Keanu Reeves, followed by that Welsh guy who was always strutting about on the quarterdeck in Hornblower - Ioan Gryffudd. He was in Titanic for a brief but breathless moment too. All the nice girls love a sailor!