Sex Symbols


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Sex Symbols

Conrad
dazzling, sexually irresistible pirate, typical Byronic hero. [Br. Lit.: Byron The Corsair in Benét, 226]
Lace, Miss 1940s
armed forces’ pin-up girl from comic strip. [Comics: “Male Call” in Horn, 475]
Petty
girl airbrushed beauty, scantily clad in Esquire’s pages. [Am. Lit.: Misc.]
“10”
fantasy of the ideal female sex object. [Am. Cinema: “10”]
Vargas
girl originally appeared in Esquire, later in Playboy; created by Alberto Vargas. [Am. Art: Vargas]
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'I was just grateful-if anything, having to do with a sex symbol image helped me forge a career.
He said, 'I think of it as something of an achievement to be perceived as a sex symbol on the wrong side of 40.
"Other sex symbols drift towards one-dimensionality, but Aniston has remained sexy, funny and real."
"I think at 42, to have sex symbol in the same sentence?
It's great that, at 19 and after a few movies, you're already a bigger sex symbol than Monroe or Bardot, it's just that I'm not sure who decides these things.
Speaking on C4's 100 Greatest Sex Symbols, she simpers: "David Beckham is obviously a sex symbol, but not to me any more!
"For the actors who portray sex symbols and action heroes, Hollywood may be the last frontier in terms of being gay.
"But we're sex symbols too, and we get plenty of fan mail from women.
BAD news (girls): Both sex symbols will be accompanied by their respective girlfriends - Gwyneth Paltrow and Melissa Mathison.
Apparently they are both supposed to be sex symbols. The rest of the male population should rejoice, there's hope for you all.
In this edition we start with one of Ireland's TV sex symbols Kathryn Thomas.
Hewitt has become one of America's top sex symbols and was recently voted the sexiest woman in Hollywood ahead of rival Sarah Michelle Gellar.