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    Posted on Sep 28, 2015

    15 Surprising Actors Who Unknowingly Sparked My Sexual Awakening

    Back then: What are these strange sensations?! Now: Oh, you're just gay NBD.

    1. Billy Zane as The Collector in Demon Knight:

    Universal Pictures

    Back then: Wow, I really love scary movies.

    Now: Wait, I only like scary movies with Billy Zane in 'em. Come to me, bae.

    Universal Pictures
    Universal Pictures

    2. Brenden Fraser as George in George of the Jungle:

    Walt Disney Pictures

    Back then: OMG, George seems so fun! I wish I could joke around all day without any real responsibilities.

    Now: Dear George, let's play in the bedroom while only sporting loin cloths.

    Walt Disney Pictures
    Walt Disney Pictures

    3. Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson in Titanic:

    20th Century Fox

    Back then: Oh, man. Jack is such a free-spirit. We could definitely be friends.

    Now: Rose didn't deserve you! I would've made space on that wooden plank! *cries while stranded in the middle of the Atlantic ocean*

    20th Century Fox
    20th Century Fox

    4. Josh Saviano as Paul Joshua Pfeiffer in The Wonder Years:

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    Back then: Paul is so smart. I wish I had a friend to help me with math.

    Now: Y=MX + B, but Paul = the key to my adolescent heart.

    ABC
    ABC

    5. Kel Mitchell as Kel Kimble in Kenan & Kel:

    Nickelodeon

    Back then: Kel is so annoying, but also funny, and that darn gap is mesmerizing for some reason?

    Now: You make dinner, Kel, and I'll bring the orange soda.

    Nickelodeon
    Nickelodeon

    6. Freddie Prinze Jr. as Zack Siler in She's All That:

    FilmColony

    Back then: Should I play sports when I get to high school?

    Now: Oh nah, I'm glad I decided to sit on the bleachers and look at boys.

    FilmColony
    FilmColony

    7. Usher Raymond as Gabe Santora in The Faculty:

    Dimension Films

    Back then: This guy is such a jerk, I hope he gets eaten by that alien creature.

    Now: Wait...I kind of like guys that are jerks. Help.

    Dimension Films
    Dimension Films

    8. Ryan Phillippe as Sebastian Valmont in Cruel Intentions:

    Original Film

    Back then: Gosh, he's soooooo mysterious!

    Now: dat. azz. tho.

    Original Film
    Original Film

    9. Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands:

    20th Century Fox

    Back then: This guy is interesting and why are all of those women so thrilled by him cutting their hair?

    Now: I totally get it now.

    20th Century Fox
    20th Century Fox

    10. Mekhi Phifer as Lem in Soul Food:

    20th Century Fox

    Back then: *wonders why Bird decides to stay with a guy with no "real" job*

    Now: *see's attractive man, overlooks red flags*

    20th Century Fox

    11. Seth Green as Kenny Fisher in Can't Hardly Wait:

    Columbia Pictures

    Back then: This guy has on so many layers and still manages to look cool AF. That voice is super annoying tho.

    Now: I would definitely consider having a one-night stand with a dude like this.

    Columbia Pictures
    Columbia Pictures

    12. Jean-Claude Van Damme as Frank Dux in Bloodsport:

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    Back then: I want to learn martial arts, I wanna fight!

    Now: Oh my damn, look at those arms!

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    Golan-Globusn

    13. Austin Peck (pictured right) as Austin Reed in Days of Our Lives:

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    Back then: *enthralled by the love triangle of Austin, Carrie, and Sami*

    Now: *Imagines Austin and I swiping right on one another on Tinder*

    NBC
    NBC

    14. Jim Carrey as Fletcher Reede in Liar, Liar:

    Imagine Entertainment

    Back then: I love Jim Carrey in everything because he makes me laugh.

    Now: Should I get a normal 9-5 where I have to dress business casual so I can land a dude like him?

    Imagine Entertainment
    Imagine Entertainment

    15. And finally, Macaulay Culkin as Thomas J in My Girl:

    Imagine Entertainment

    Back then: Aww, Vada and Thomas J are so cute together. I need a friend like that.

    Now: *thinks 20 years later* Thomas J died and I think he was the first boy I ever loved.

    Imagine Entertainment
    Imagine Entertainment

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