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Embarrassing Celebrity Crushes

What Celebrity Crush Are You Embarrassed By?

I have a full-blown crush on Vincent Kartheiser, the actor who plays smug-faced Pete Campbell on Mad Men. Now while I adore his character, most people loathe him. But the actor is actually pretty cute. Still, I'm embarrassed by it because everyone I've told disapproves. But seriously, if it were Jon Hamm vs. Vincent Kartheiser, I'd choose the latter. And just to clarify, Vincent does own a toilet, just not a car.

There are worse celebrity crushes, anyway. Whether they're too young, too old, or just kind of creepy, women can't help it. We touched upon this idea with our Hugly Faceoff (guys who manage to be both hot and ugly), and now Guys We Shouldn't Be Attracted To has recaptured the idea. What can we say, there will always be conventionally ugly men women think are hot — good for them!

So what celebrity crush are you embarrassed by?

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kismekate kismekate 6 years
Ahh Ryan Seacrest!
amber512 amber512 6 years
I was totally watching Daria yesterday and also thought Trent was cute. ;)
campbrad campbrad 6 years
Not sure if tis is embarrassing or not, but I LOVE Matthew Lewis who plays Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter movies. You know, now, not like from the first movie or anything!
Colleen-Barrett Colleen-Barrett 6 years
Lady Ginerva — Colin Firth is totally hot. Absolutely, nothing to be embarrassed about. He is 50, but as Jack Donaghy said "rich 50 is middle class 36" or something like that.
booglass booglass 6 years
I have had a celeb crush on Ricky Gervais for years. No shame in crushing on a smart, articulate man with a faboo accent who makes me laugh. That is far more interesting than a pretty boy himbo.
connie22 connie22 6 years
Matthew Gray Gubler Ben Mansfield from Primeval (which is sort embarassing to admit I watch that show). But while I am admitting embarassing shows I also have a crush on Craig Horner from Legend of the Seeker!
katialoves katialoves 6 years
i like vincent/pete too and was a bit embarrassed about it too! not anymore since i know i'm in good company... who else... ok this is really embarrassing but.... maybe tiger woods~~~~*shame*
secondstar secondstar 6 years
Oh my god postmodern, I can't believe someone else was into Trent! If only he was three dimensional... Also, pretty much all of my celeb crushes are unconventional, but I'm not embarrassed. Current obsession is Matthew Gray Gubler from Criminal Minds.
islandchic islandchic 6 years
Matthew Gray Gubler from Criminal Minds
Girl-Jen Girl-Jen 6 years
Sam Wiggle. :hides under desk: ......don't judge! I can't help it! His voice is *gorgeous!* He can waltz! He has those big, brown eyes that somehow manage to look bright despite their dark color! And did I mention his voice? :swoon: Also, John Linnell from They Might Be Giants. But that's not as embarrassing as one of The Wiggles.
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 6 years
Are crushes on cartoons considered embarrassing enough? Because I've had a thing for Trent from Daria since I was like 10. McFearless, I love Javier Bardem too! I can't believe people find him unattractive!
Studio16 Studio16 6 years
I don't have a crush on Vincent in real life, but he is hot when he plays Pete. And, by the way, I adore Pete Campbell, too. Like someone else said, he's way better than Don Draper. Now, aside from him, I have a major crush on Hugh Grant. Who hits up tranny prostitutes for sex. Nbd!
Lady-Ginevra Lady-Ginevra 6 years
Colin Firth, definitely.
Burkina Burkina 6 years
Lol Zuma does look like an old man, like many babies! haha Umm for me it would have to be Javier Bardem. Most people find him ugly:( He's just a sweetheart, I love him
alitab alitab 6 years
And, seriously, Don Drapper is much worse than Pete.
alitab alitab 6 years
Vincent is so charming. But I'm really not embarassed about it.
amber512 amber512 6 years
Dick Van Dyke. He's been hot since I first saw him in Mary Poppins. At least my best friend agrees! :)
trinitycc trinitycc 6 years
I'm with you Honey Brown 1976. I think Ricky Gervais is so hot, chunky version or new slimmer version. Plus he looks like a friend my husband calls "my boyfriend".
Epicdoodle Epicdoodle 6 years
omg isabelbwhite I always thought zuma looked like an old man too hahaha hes still a adorable kid though ;D
Annie-Gabillet Annie-Gabillet 6 years
OMG, Isabelbwhite! looool
Tara-Block Tara-Block 6 years
Sorry, might have had the wrong celeb-baby: Zuma?
isabelbwhite isabelbwhite 6 years
i love him. wait, i didnt read the prompt well enough..i am NOT embarrassed by this in the slightest...back to the drawing board!
nnoman nnoman 6 years
Izzy's response is the best.
Tara-Block Tara-Block 6 years
OK just to clarify Isabel, this is Zuma.
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