My New Imaginary Boyfriend...
Okay, what are the words I'm looking for to describe him... laying there with that snarl and those shorts and that "Yeah, you know you want it" attitude of his... hmmmm....
And the more you learn about him, the fuckin' hotter he gets. As if it's possible for him to actually GET HOTTER.
You see, Ian is a former Australian rugby player. That automatically increases your "Hot Factor" by 1,000 points right there.
5,000 if you wore a jockstrap when you played rugby. 10,000 if you never washed it.
And then his wikipedia page says that...
Ian finished playing professional football in 1998 and began studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. He served on the National Rugby League Judiciary in 2001.
Well known in the Sydney gay circle for some time, Ian came out publicly in 1995, appearing in magazines and on television over the following year. The rugby league world was generally very supportive with other players commenting that it was important to be "true to yourself" while The Footy Show principals Paul Vautin, Peter Sterling and Steve Roach appeared in a poster campaign against homophobia conducted by the Lesbian and Gay Anti-Violence Project.
So, Ian came out of the closet BEFORE he left professional sports. And no one died. And no one got cornholed when they dropped the soap in the shower. Imagine that.
For the most part here in the U.S., our stars and professional athletes wait to come out of the closet AFTER their careers are over...
...or after they've been caught giving a hummer to a some guy named Mario in a Central Park Men's Room.
So, kudos to Ian for coming out while he played the game. "Hot Factor" gain of 5,000 points.
And last but not least, Ian had a role in SUPERMAN RETURNS!
That's him on the far right... with arms bigger than those Kryptonite uber-crystals behind him. Yum.
"Hot Factor" increase of 20,000 points!
Ian Roberts wins. Hands down. Rugby shorts down.
Dear Lord, I have died and gone to Heaven.
And the view from here is FINE!!!
Thank to Homorific for posting the pics.