Curling became ironically popular during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics simply because it was cool to support something that not everyone was into. And then a ton of people jumped on the curling bandwagon when they found out that some of the athletes looked like this:
Which is totally acceptable. Looking at hot people is one of my favorite hobbies. But curling is actually a lot cooler than people give it credit for, and it's definitely more than just a few good looking people sliding a rock down a lane of ice.