Friday, August 08, 2008
My Weekend Crush
I think Penélope Cruz is ridiculously, outrageously, spectacularly sexy. I’ve thought about the reasons for this quite a bit and beyond the obvious (hello, eyes, I have them) I think it’s because of the bump on her nose. It’s subtle, sure, but it’s also unquestionably there as clear as – um, well, you know – the nose on her face. I think it’s that study in imperfection in the otherwise pristine that makes her so captivating. Pretty is as pretty does, but it’s the flaws that keep the eye coming back. Like that one pebble thrown onto an otherwise smooth lake that makes you really pay attention. Not that Penelope is actually flawed. Pedro Almodóvar is no fool. She is practically perfect. I’m unabashedly covetous of her fantastic hair and her bedroom eyes. Plus her penchant for cuddling with the ladies on screen and off screen doesn’t hurt either. Not one bit. But it’s that tiny hiccup in her gorgeous giddy-up that makes all the difference. Happy weekend, all.