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2 Of My Childhood Dreamboats

They’re still around? I was surprised to find that my childhood dreamboats are still in the entertainment Hollywood scene. Some of them have disappeared, seemingly, into oblivion while others (Johnny Depp of 21 Jump Street) have hopped onto bigger yachts. Those who did not do an aboutturn must have, I assume, decided to explore other industries…business being the most likely alternate option for celebrities. But I was surprised to find Neil Patrick Harris still around the entertainment scene. What has he been doing because I’ve definitely not heard much about him…not after Doogie Howser was wrapped up. Oh, but I had it bad for this lil Doc. Back then, the concept of having a teenager doctor was so exciting that I dreamt about Neil Patrick Harris come nurse a fingernail that I broke while watching his series. When he was young, he had this nerdy look and beguiling smile that simply called out to you, didn’t he? (I TOLD you I had a thing for slightly nerdy guys!) In reality, I would rather dig out my own heart than to have a teenager doctor like him poke a single needle into me. But if it was Doogie…erm, I don’t know. I’ll consider it very seriously. Of course, NKOTB was so high up on the pedestal that other stars could not hold a single candle up to my Joe McIntyre…but of course!! Then there’s Mark Paul Gosselaar….that cute-ish smile, lop-sided grin, tall blonde locks and smiling eyes. Sigh…. There is more but I would end up writing a book if I named them all. Come to think of it, is there anything wrong with idolizing these stars? I know of someone (a mother) who is hard-up on the ‘idolizing’ thing for her daughter. She’s really adamant about keeping her daughter ‘straight’ and ‘studious’. She (the mother) doesn’t know that her daughter talks to me about some young stars and singers all the time…sometimes asking me to print pictures from the internet of these stars. I understand what teenagers go through so, I do it for the heck of doing it, anyway. I don’t see any harm in them idolizing or being besotted with these young men, do you? Even at thirty-something, I still am fascinated by some celebrities and I am reasonably a well-mannered (except when intoxicated), sensible (most of the time) and sane (I try my best..hee hee hee) adult, amn’t I?

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