Supermodels 2018

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Beauty that is skin deep gets personified on the face of a supermodel and it is a form of beauty that is everlasting

Supermodels, I think, are that rare breed of models who have fronted the most number of campaigns, can portray different looks with ease, has a superior artful way to move and also has the most interesting of dispositions. It is really tough to dominate in the modeling world because there are just so many models on the block and only a certain number of fashion magazines and fashion labels to appear on the cover of or model for, respectively. But some models manage to break through all of that competition and exhibit really good work continuously and that is what separates them and makes them positively stand out. In my viewpoint, the supermodels for this year:

  1. Taylor Hill
  2. Kaia Gerber
  3. Fei Fei Sun
  4. Joan Smalls
  5. Candice Swanepoel
  6. Imaan Hammam
  7. Faretta
  8. Karlie Kloss
  9. Gigi Hadid
  10. Anna Ewers

A Heartthrob’s Changing Looks

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Looking good never comes so easy but, with time, at least heartthrobs get it right on rare occasions

In Hollywood, a heartthrob’s look always evolves over time and diversifies. But going from being a fresh-faced young boy to a middle-aged man, doesn’t really mean plenty of changes in their looks – they still look just as good. I have always thought that not every look which heartthrobs sport look very good, or even attractive. But, on most days, there seems to be no changing any of that because heartthrobs really like to put their best foot forward it seems, when it is absolutely necessary: like for a really great role they are playing on-screen or an awards ceremony that they are attending.

It is one of the most unattractive qualities in a man: sloppiness, and it is most visible on heartthrobs when they are sporting a casual look. It would be such a brilliant change if a heartthrob would just swap all the sloppiness for something preppy, even when it is a rather low-key moment in their life, like when they have been snapped with their latest rumored girlfriend; I am sure the women who are in their lives romantically, who are so unlike me and really crazy for their heartthrob no matter how they look it seems, would appreciate that so much more.

Ryan Reynolds + Blake Lively = Great Firsts

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How it all started for Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively is a mystery in itself because there are two editions of the story. Reynolds has stated that the first time romance happened with him for Blake was when both the stars were out on dates together, with two separate people, and their relationship was amiable and platonic, having met on the sets of The Green Lantern.

But then it turned into the most unconventional first date experience ever: they really hit it off. Lively, on the other hand, first thought of getting romantic with Ryan, whilst in the middle of picking somebody to date for the both of them – the process involved pruning through people, until they both just discovered each other. That is so amazing – the fact that Ryan and Blake just happened to be at the right place at the right time for each other to eventually take off from just ‘being friends’; Reynolds’ story is a lot more romantic than Blake’s, though, because it is easier to connect with, for sensible minds, like mine.

The Hottest Men Of 2017

The most beautiful heartthrobs ever

What exactly is a hot guy? In my book, a hot guy is a man who looks good, is well-groomed, has a great personality and has the ability to climb the professional ladder, all the way to the top. This year, many men in the world proved that being something like that might be a lot of hard work but it’s still perfectly possible to accomplish it and yet there are some heartthrobs who were simply planets apart with it. These heartthrobs are cardboard-cutouts because of those reasons exactly: they demonstrate that being good looking doesn’t come easy.

10. Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars loves his accessories – imagining him looking good without it is definitely not a possibility.

9. Charlie Puth

Charlie (Puth) looks like an atypical young American boy, except that he’s got good looks to boast – really cool!

8. Jake Gyllenhaal

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Jake Gyllenhaal is totally all about his slicked-back hair, his tanned complexion, and his natural good looks shining through.

7. Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise can amazingly alternate between looking good casually and looking good in a smart avatar, so effortlessly. Talk about versatility!

6. Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes thinks working out is therapeutic but his crazy hair is probably what wins the game for the young Canadian music artist looks-wise – it perfectly compliments Shawn’s penchant to always sing his heart out with the greatest of pop songs.

5. Jordan Barrett

Jordan BarrettJordan is all about his good looks, from his chiseled face to his purely manly perspective on looking hot.

4. Chris Pine

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Chris Pine is totally the ultimate pin-up material: blue eyes, a chiseled face and luscious brown locks.

3. Lucky Blue Smith

Lucky Blue SmithLucky Blue Smith is seriously tall, loves animals and has blue eyes. Enough said.

2. Eddie Redmayne

#mancrushmonday obsessed with Eddie Redmayne ❤Eddie Redmayne looks like a gentleman, at all times and does a really fabulous job of it. His gentlemanly outlook in hotness is something to thank his English roots for because it’s such a unique thing – like a really good unique thing.

1. Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling is a dreamboat. And he’s masculine too. That’s a tough combination to work but Gosling does it brilliantly every single time.

Humphrey Bogart

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There isn’t a lot of actors in the world who can be as first-rate as the Hollywood legend that is Humphrey Bogart

Humphrey Bogart is a Hollywood icon – a box-office star, an Academy Award winner, and an actor whose personality is a stark contrast to the roles that made him a memorable presence on-screen. Bogart’s performances in movies such as The Maltese Falcon (1941) and Casablanca (1942) earned him widespread recognition but this wasn’t before his numerous struggles with acting.

Humphrey’s initial days as an actor involved being a part of the cast in drawing-room comedies (on Broadway), which most probably thankfully, in part fueled by good reviews, acted as a springboard to starring in Hollywood films. This is despite the fact that the Wall Street Crash of 1929 had managed to all of a sudden cut up the concept of stage production.

Humphrey was originally from New York and born into an affluent family – his mother was a suffragette and his father was a heart surgeon, who died in debt. Humphrey was (shockingly) brought up with this point of view that acting wasn’t what gentlemen do but nevertheless still decided to pursue it.

After obtaining a contract with a major production house of the time – Fox Film Corporation, Bogart went on to star in a very small range of films, such as Up the River (1930) and The Petrified Forest (1936). One of the primary contributors to Bogart’s tremendous breakthrough in Hollywood came with a movie which had, at first, almost cast George Raft (Scarface and Some Like It Hot) because he was a bigger actor than Bogart – The Maltese Falcon, a thrilling film about a private detective, Sam Spade, went to Bogart only after he declined the offer to star in it; almost instantly, the movie turned fortunes around for Bogart.

Bogart’s life was also peppered with various marriages, out of which the most famous was undoubtedly with Lauren Bacall. But it’s not his private life that managed to put him at the forefront of public consciousness on Hollywood – it’s his movies.

The African Queen (1951) had even given Bogart his first (and only) Academy Award: the movie followed a British missionary, Rose (Katharine Hepburn) and a Canadian boat captain, Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart) in an East African village, mostly after the First World War has broken out – this is when the three African states Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda were united as German colonies, especially established to battle the ongoing slave trade.

The Ever-changing Romantic Perspective for Heartthrobs

The thought of chasing the news story about who heartthrobs are dating in the latest is like trying to keep up with the scores of your favourite game in the midst of a long drive, with the help of radio forecasts – you know it’s practically impossible because it changes so fast, and so soon, and you’ve got a car to drive. But, I’ll admit it, just like my favourite game, their love lives are still entertaining enough to catch, even during the busiest of days. In the latest of ‘who are the women that have managed to capture the hearts and minds of young hearthrobs’, there is Chris Evans, Justin Bieber, Leonardo DiCaprio and Chris Pine – well, stories that, I feel, are worth my time at least.

Chris Pine finds his perfect match in a far away land

There is so much more to Chris than just the amazing ‘Wonder Woman’ – there is also his latest romantic escapades. Having previously dated a string of famous women, his current romantic partner is a French actress, who was actually born in the African country, Algeria. They were first spotted rocking the music festival Coachella, where Chris was being, what would probably be looked upon by so many women, as the perfect guy, to his latest romantic squeeze (from France): he was being very understanding of her need to soak in the limelight but still maintained that typical romantic avatar of checking out his latest romantic interest, every now and then. So many hearts must have broken around the world at that new young romance, alone…

Justin Bieber’s still single…

Since Bieber and Selena Gomez, broke up the past year, the Canadian music artist has been cruising along, without a girlfriend just fine, save for the usual hookup stories in the rumour mills, which so far really highlight his probable affection for a dark-haired Brazilian model in her early twenties.

Leonardo DiCaprio is rumoured to be dating a brunette model (for a change)

Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest romantic interest seems to be another young model, yet again – she’s in her early twenties, she’s German and the two were spotted getting cozy over lunch in New York. This isn’t the first time DiCaprio has been linked to the young model but sadly, it all still seems to be in the rumours stage. DiCaprio was previously dating another blonde model, who he thought was “a very cool girl” – that’s hardly surprising! DiCaprio’s most recent ex-girlfriend was Danish and she was picked up from the streets to become a model despite lacking modelling experience – sounds very similar to how Rosie Huntington-Whiteley became a model. That episode soon acted as DiCaprio’s ex-girlfriend’s launchpad to Hollywood stardom, which brought her closer to DiCaprio and the infamous year-long relationship that reportedly only ended (as Leo’s friends were expecting it to) because Leo just wasn’t really ready to take it to another (higher) romantic level from their constant (and might I add, overbearing) display of PDAs.

Chris Evans: a different man in love?

Chris Evans recently broke up with his girlfriend and fellow star from the movie, Gifted but Chris continues to speak very fondly about his ex, even going so far as to describe her as a truthful lady, with a display of vulnerability and a woman who is disinterested in herself, in comparison to her level of interest in other people; Chris also mentioned that she was his favourite person in the whole world – figures! Given how much Chris unabashedly gushes over his ex-girlfriend, that’s hardly surprising.

It really all sounds like a very typical Hollywood romance that just turned into total dust, except for this: the young heartthrob recently decided to throw around a very odd compliment about his ex-girlfriend – that, in his personal life, there is nobody who “speaks English so greatly” as his actress-girlfriend does. Wow! I guess that’s what young love does to a man sometimes and I think that’s just what happened to Chris – it transformed Chris from the superhero image normally associated with him (thanks to Captain America) and into a very romantic young man; how perfect for his female fans!

Almost Married: Liam and Miley

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When I first read the ‘Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth story’, that the two got back together I thought that Liam had hit a brick wall in his life and that he is now at a phase where he feels like he wants to ruin his career with some bad decisions in life. I have never been a big fan of Miley Cyrus – I mean, I think she sings awful, and looks-wise I try to avoid looking at Miley Cyrus on the cover of every magazine as much as I can because with age, she seems to be getting worse in the beauty department, rather than aging gracefully.

I think Miley is maybe trying to milk her Hannah Montana days for all its worth because conventionally she isn’t pretty at all anymore, even though she is only twenty four. Miley also sings really, really bad these days and her performances on stage is very unpretty. I don’t feel that it is the right thing to do but that’s just my opinion regarding all of that – not every celeb sings well or looks that great or performs glamorously on stage, but still cruise along in Hollywood like that.

I think that one can say the same thing over and over again, or one can simply zen out from totally mental tinseltown celebs sometimes propping up on the cover of every magazine and gossip sheets – I always want to, and like to zen out because what are you gonna do? Celebs are going to act a little bit mad, I think it’s a part of the game sometimes with all of them, just because they are in the public eye.

Sometimes I think that some people have a thorough misunderstanding of hairstyles and which one looks good in the flesh and Miley Cyrus is a very good celebrity example of that. And it’s not just that: I mean Miley is known for her “wild” ways and they are more often than not, a total sight for sore eyes. I really don’t know what got into Liam actually that he decided to “romance” the American music artist once more. Miley is actually engaged to him again, despite Liam’s family disapproving of his romantic equation with her. That is just pure shocking that Liam doesn’t even listen to his family over “the subject of dating Miley Cyrus”!

Liam and Miley are instead talking about having a baby, already and adoption might be in the cards and you-won’t-believe-it, it may even be from Haiti, given Miley’s past track record of caring for children in the Caribbean state. Apparently, the couple have been on and off again for years but I seem to have missed it all. It had happened around 2010-2011 because the two began dating in March 2010 and Miley Cyrus reportedly even proclaimed in June 2010 that her Can’t Be Tamed music album was mostly scripted about her relationship with Liam. Liam never spoke about Miley actually once the two broke up in 2013 and now the two are dating again – I personally liked the romantic rumours circulating around Liam Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence more. I think it was a little bit along the lines of the Katy Perry and Orland Bloom romantic equation – it was inspiring, to say the least.