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Is it just me, or does anyone else find George Osborne attractive?

25 April 2014

25 April 2014

Ever since the Cambridges touched down in Wellington two weeks ago, the Daily Mail has been running headline after headline about ‘gorgeous Prince George’. But there’s another George who caught my eye the other day.

Is it just me, or is the Chancellor looking a bit, well… dishy these days? He seems to have undergone the kind of makeover normally reserved for wives of party leaders. You know the ones I mean. New hairdo, new makeup, new wardrobe, and suddenly a whole new person emerges. I said dishy… perhaps what I meant is ‘for a chancellor’. He isn’t quite up there in the Ryan Gosling or Brad Pitt stakes of course, but he is definitely looking … well, I think my exact thought was ‘a bit Bear Gryllsy’.

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I hear that George has been on the 5:2 diet recently, but it’s not just that. A new haircut (and colour as well, perhaps?), has made me see him in a whole new light. He is currently lingering at number 89 on the Sexy MP website, so has quite a lot of climbing to do before he catches up with Defra secretary Owen Paterson (#1). Mind you, I’m not sure that anyone has used that website since 2011. The fact that Louise Mensch is still on it (#41), might indicate not.

A quick survey of the office has just revealed that no one here agrees with me, though. What do you think?


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  • Atomic Shroom

    Proof you can polish a turd.

  • Ne11y

    I think he’s fit.

  • Sir Trev Skint MP

    Osborne is an attractive politician, very few exist. However he doesn’t solicit adulation publicly. Such a rare trait and a credit to him.

  • Pier66

    Dear Camilla I am agree with you more then 100%
    Ynwa

  • Stessy Haberfield

    It’s always been latent: just wish he hadn’t started dying his hair.

  • Dogsnob

    I do hope so Camilla. If an insipid wet lettuce like that can be seen as attractive, then there is hope for me yet.

  • balance_and_reason

    You bitches are so predictable….last year nobody wanted to know Georgie porgy…now he’s the plan A man you crawling all over him.
    Get a little self respect.

    • sarah_13

      Well this b**** can speak with her self respect in tact, I found him attractive way before he it was “in” and he became slim and competent. I fancied him when he was a fat incompetent omnishambles. I can hold my head high!

  • The Masked Marvel

    A weak trial balloon from CCHQ. Must try harder.

  • George_Arseborne

    Attractive indeed…Yeah like Mr. Bean

  • rubyduck

    Agree. I was struggling to continue liking him when he got a bit porky, but definitly back on form now.

  • ZaraZelotes

    No. Not ever.

  • Retired Nurse

    I’m pushing 90, have not had any action since ~ VE night, and even I wouldn’t (female equivalent of) ‘with yours mate’

  • Retired Nurse

    Its just you.

  • Ian Walker

    Being able to mend the economy after 14 years of Labour misrule must be quite an attractive trait too. Mrs W would probably settle for me not spending the holiday fund by accident

  • Smithersjones2013

    It must be the mini buttocks on the end of his nose that does it.

  • http://twitter.com/True_Belle True_Belle

    Why do politics/ sport /TV make old men out of youngsters so very quickly …

  • oldestel

    “What do you think?”
    I think I was right to cancel my direct debit

    • Kitty MLB

      What’s a nice old chap like you doing wandering on to
      a thread like this.Its a den of iniquity. Like those 18 th Century dens of iniquity , a hotbed of sedition, scandal
      and tomfoolery.

      • oldestel

        Hey! Not so much of the nice.

        • Kitty MLB

          I think you’re a incorrigible misbehaving rogue and that mothers had to lock up their daughters when you were out and about.

          • oldestel

            That’s more like it – I value my reputation.

            • Kitty MLB

              I wouldn’t want you to think I were taking liberties again ( you said you didn’t mind) but I must correct you. You meant –
              I valued my reputation- as in past tense ( your age and all that ) This is turning into a habit- I will be giving you homework next and detention if you get things wrong.

              • oldestel

                Having pondered….
                I know better than to dispute with grammarians and lawyers but here goes:
                Surely I can say “I value” as a continuous present tense sort of thing – can’t I?

  • Chingford Man

    It’s ironic that Gideon is standing in front of a lot of construction workers yet has never done a real job in his life.

    • Fergus Pickering

      I must admit I would have thought being the Chancellor of the Exchequer was a real job. Or do the only real jobs involve shovels?

      • Chingford Man

        Don’t be facetious, you know what I was saying. His employment CV has practically nothing outside politics.

        • Fergus Pickering

          And he is a politician. I don’t suppose shovel man has done a lot else but shovelling. And teachers teach mostly. Etcetera.

  • CHRISTOPHER WHITE

    I like humour but with Blair’s ‘rubbing the Right’s nose in diversity’ & 212,000 net immigration to 30.9.13 don’t find politics an appropriate field.

    • Fergus Pickering

      Of course it’s an appropriate field. None more so. If you took politics seriously you would abandon hope. And one look at Milipede must be a good laugh any time.

  • paulus

    Well to be honest I don’t think any one of us have ever looked up: the sexiest MP website.

    Theres wars in Syria, Aghanistan, Ukraine. Major isues of fiscal, social, monetary policy. And your asking us to comment on George Osbornes hair style.

    • Kaine

      One could easily counter that what with entropy and the inevitable heat death of the universe all human action is ultimately pointless so why not have some fun?

  • Realpolitik

    I have to agree, he is famously a very illusive character. This some might say coupled with his power has some attraction; much like a Russian oligarch.

    • Kitty MLB

      Yes very elusive.Someone said a submarine character.
      Authority and determination mixed with confidence and
      strenght also make him appealing.

      • Realpolitik

        I did mean “illusive” as in “illusory”- “ostensible”. Reminds me of the 6th formers of my school-days; he seems to have that an air of mystery about him.

  • the viceroy’s gin

    He needs to change his lipstick color.

  • Lady Magdalene

    The arrogant “regency buck” sneer obviously appeals to some little wimmin.
    Not me …….

    • Kitty MLB

      Nigel Farage is quite dashing too, especially when
      wearing a hat. Not many chaps can wear hats and
      look elegant.

      • Realpolitik

        I do also like his warn in Barbour jackets and velvet collared tweeds; very urbane.

  • monty61

    ‘Calm down dear’. &#169 David Cameron.

  • HookesLaw

    l think this is a more amazingly pointless post than Usual

    • Kaine

      Who is Usual and why is he pointless?

  • Kaine

    I was once told I looked like him by someone trying to chat me up. That was a very short conversation.

    • Kitty MLB

      You look like him.. Oh why did the Gods do that, to torment some mere mortals.. knowing it will always be unrequited love..

    • glurk

      You dont like being chatted up?

      • Kaine

        I didn’t like being told I looked like Osborne. 😉

  • Paddy

    Yes!

  • swatnan

    Specsavers and It must be you says it all. George wants to be PM in 5 years time.

  • http://owsblog.blogspot.com Span Ows

    Confidence does wonders; helps anyone improve their image.

    My interest was piqued so I visited the website ( http://www.sexymp.co.uk/ ), slight suspicion aroused that of the top 80 only 3 were non Conservatives; also noted some very nice Tory totty so thanks for the heads-up.

    • Kaine

      Sounds like your suspicions weren’t the only thing aroused eh?

      Boom boom!

  • sarah_13

    Lol! No Camilla it isn’t just you, my friends have always thought I was a bit odd for thinking it but I’ve always secretly found him rather attractive!

    • amy wellington

      Same here, haha.. I can’t exactly fathom why but there’s something magical about him.

    • Dicky14

      One of my chum’s said she fancied Gordon Brown which I thought a little bit odd so it could be worse.

      • sarah_13

        Lol! That really is odd.

      • Fergus Pickering

        Women fancied the late Robin Cook. They were queuing up. Extraordinary.

  • Holly

    Camilla,
    I have always found George gorgeous!
    I could watch him pulling his facial expressions at Idiot & Beetroot boy all day.
    He has always been nice to look at.

    House of Commons Tuesday afternoon, he will be updating the morons opposite on the economy.

    • Shazza

      I love the languid way he rises to face the blustering Eds – the devastating scorn delivered with that top lip sneer. And the confidence. He wipes the floor with them. Yup – he’s got something.

      • Kitty MLB

        Oh yes I remember that look, the utter distain for
        the two Ed’s and his already dark eyes darken even more.

        • Wessex Man

          Girls there’s no hope, I off to watch the footy!

  • you_kid

    Is this an advert for uniformity dating?

    • Kaine

      That was actually really clever.

    • Realpolitik

      I agree, very clever; who wrote it for you?

    • Wessex Man

      Do you want a date with Harriett Harperson by any chance?

  • judyk113

    Other than Mrs George Osborne, it’s just you. Nothing personal. I approve of his Chancellor of the Exchequer stuff, but it doesn’t make him good-looking.

    • sarah_13

      Judyk113, not it isn’t just Camilla, i’ve always thought he was strangely attractive, I know my friends think I’m odd for thinking it too. There’s no accounting for taste.

    • Realpolitik

      “Oho!” said the pot to the kettle;

      “You are dirty and ugly and black!

      Sure no one would think you were metal,

      Except when you’re given a crack.”

      “Not so! not so!” kettle said to the pot;

      “‘Tis your own dirty image you see;

      For I am so clean – without blemish or blot –

      That your blackness is mirrored in me.”

      • Fergus Pickering

        Niftty, sir!

  • Kitty MLB

    Camilla, there are a lot of disgruntled chaps here, its quite amusing.
    They just cannot see it, but why would they as chaps.
    There is a new suaveness about George Osborne, a spot of nonchalance
    within his countenance and strength , all of which some ladies find beguiling.
    He used to resemble a pre- French revolutionary aristocrat, travelling within his
    carriage, pale, slightly plumb with a silk hankie at his nose.
    But not anymore, he makes a few other MP’s look rather insipid and he has proven
    the rather red-faced balloon like Ed Balls wrong.

    • Holly

      Kitty MLB,
      It is not new, it has always been there.
      I have always seen it.

      • Wessex Man

        Not you as well, blimey going on at this rate we’ll be seeing love letters from Hooky and tele boy soon!

    • Hello

      George Osborne? Suave? Haha! I hope he gets h*ll for this article at the next Cabinet.

    • sarah_13

      Lol! I admit thought, I have always found him strangely attractive despite the resemblance you refer to.

    • telemachus

      You are right
      We find Ed Balls fundamentally much more attractive (in an intellectual way)

      • Hello

        Does the Spectator employ you to keep the conversation going?

      • Kitty MLB

        You cannot compare George Osborne to Ed Balls in the slightest,
        forget looks, as its not actually just about that, its a intellectual allurement and confidence. Powerful men are also attractive.

      • Inverted Meniscus

        When he is not helping the police with their enquiries he is a puce faced, intellectually vapid, economically ignorant, unproductive gibbering idiot.

        • Erictheowl

          Truly splendid and totally accurate summing up of this buffoon. Well said.

        • Wessex Man

          Yeah but he floats tele boy’s boat.

      • Realpolitik

        hahahahaha, thanks for the laugh!

      • rubyduck

        Well I quite fancy Balls, too. Plenty of testosterone. Not sure I’d bother with conversation, though.

        • telemachus

          This man’s hand and facial expression communication at PMQ’s are his strong point.

          • Colonel Mustard

            In a “startled bullock” look alike competition maybe. Really, to call that his strong point (sic) merely demonstrates how ghoulish the opposition front bench is. Misfits, mutants and Brown’s has-beens. Ghastly gang. God help us.

          • Kitty MLB

            Such gibberish, Telemachus.
            Balls and the rest of Brown’s recycled notebook are Miliband’s
            blank sheet of paper. The red face, fake outrage and pointless
            hand movements make him look so far inferior to George Osborne.

            • Wessex Man

              oh please Kitty don’t be so harsh on the poor lad’s crush!

      • Fergus Pickering

        Intellectual? That fat toad. Intellectual my bottom.

    • Kaine

      As a chap who likes other chaps I’m not seeing it. Zac Goldsmith is very dashing, even more so in real life than in photos.

      • Kitty MLB

        Zac Goldsmith and Tristram Hunt have a classical beauty, they inspire poetry and could have been created by Zeus himself.
        George Osborne has a earthy and arrogant handsomeness about him,
        there is also a confidence and determination. Its not just about looks.

        • Shazza

          Zac does it for me – effortless charm combined with devastingly boyish good looks and projecting self deprecating confidence. Classic Apollo he is.
          Tristram though seeps arrogance oozing from low simian brows and the wide mouth offers egotistical languid smirking expression. Makes my skin crawl.
          Osborne – definitely interesting.

          • Realpolitik

            Tristram is a fine specimen, neither are rough trade though.

            • Kitty MLB

              I might regret asking but ‘rough trade’?

              • Realpolitik

                A masculine working class man. Are you aware of “dodgy butcher”?

        • Wessex Man

          I’ve never known a girl’s head turned so easily, shame on you Kitty!

      • Fergus Pickering

        But my dear chap, it is whether he is attractive to women which is at issue. And it appears that he is. Which MPs are attractive to men, by the way. Besides Zak Goldsmith, that is. What about that prat who does education for Labour? He looks a possible goer. But who am I to say. Cleggie?

    • HookesLaw

      He is indefatigable

    • terregles2

      Kitty I hope that you are not one of those naughty people who get George and all the hard working people in the country angry and excited by leaving your curtains closed when you go out to work.
      Some little teasers have being doing that.

      • Kitty MLB

        The cottage is around 200 years old, has wooden
        shutters , if you kept them close during the day
        even on a bright summers day, you would be in
        complete darkness, but I suppose it does keep
        the place cool. George I should imagine doesn’t
        venture out into rural areas in wellington boots
        so he would never know that not all homes
        have curtains .

        • terregles2

          Curtains,blinds,shutters Kitty they are all the same to our George. He wants them all open early in the morning to show that there are no scroungers lying in bed while the rest of us work.
          You are right though he wouldn’t venture out in wellington boots. He would never get his hands dirty far less his feet.

  • Hello

    He’s not good enough for you, Camilla!

    • Ed LoveNest

      lol!

  • kyalami

    It’s just you.

  • Wessex Man

    How sexist!

    • Kitty MLB

      Oh come on ( Don’t read what I am about to say ) all you boys are jumping
      up and down with outrage. I assume you did not read the thread yesterday
      on red hair and read the comments from chaps saying how many they ‘ have had’.. so just behave, you. Unless you all are jealous of George.

      • Ooh!MePurse!

        Kitty, you are an absolute gem. You never fail but to make me smile with your witty ways with language.

        • Kitty MLB

          Actually you always make me smile , you’re
          A little ray of sunshine when this place becomes
          a little gloomy.

  • Denis_Cooper

    Utterly disgraceful that this august journal will publish such a sexist article.

    I score it as 9 on the Faux Outrage Scale.

    • Kitty MLB

      Come on Mr Cooper, yesterday we had an article about red hair,
      which encouraged a lot of chaps and you know what, and a few weeks
      ago we had an article on ‘sexy scots’. You boys must learn to play ball !

      • Denis_Cooper

        Careful, unless you express a suitable level of outrage at this sexist article you may be accused of sexism yourself. Any score less than a 5 will leave you open to suspicion.

        • Kitty MLB

          Ok. This thread is a degradation of an innocent Chancellor,
          encouraging ladies to behave with lasciviousness. He is not
          a plaything but a human being. I hope that was alright, Mr Cooper :)

          • Denis_Cooper

            Oi’ll give it foive.

      • @PhilKean1

        Come on, Kitty, the media are driven today’s PC requirements to show sexism against men .
        .

        • Kitty MLB

          Come on Phil, you know how I defend chaps who today are always treated badly and mocked by the Harriet type. But its
          just one teeny weeny Chancellor who is strangely attractive as
          Sarah stated. I always usually behave and look upon the rest
          of them with upmost respect. The chap just sizzles. Ops sorry !

          • @PhilKean1

            No accounting for taste :-)
            .

            • Kitty MLB

              Indeed and lest we forget he’s also a blasted Cameroon :)

          • glurk

            Kitty you should examine the nose for refinement…its a real disappointment, more GCSE sums than Chancellor. Looks more like squashed sausage than sizzler

          • Wessex Man

            Noo Kitty no, not you as well!

            • Kitty MLB

              Yes like all the other ladies.A moth to a flame
              bees around a honeypot ….

  • Mr Creosote

    Should have gone to Specsavers

    • Kitty MLB

      Green Eyed Monster.

      • telemachus

        You refer of course to Osborne.
        See Suzie Rawn “On your own” track 2 but you should jump down to track 5

        • Realpolitik/ fruitcake/ racist

          Balls is a purple people eater

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