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What do you think of JFK'S looks?

Your thoughts?

by Anonymousreply 189January 23, 2023 3:51 AM

I never got this idea that he was suddenly the best looking president in history or some shit. There are quite a few that beat him to that. No doubt he was charming but physically I never got the appeal. He had a big ole fat moon face. Bobby was cuter.

by Anonymousreply 1March 26, 2022 3:02 AM

Great smile and a quick wit made him attractive.

by Anonymousreply 2March 26, 2022 3:06 AM

He doesn't look good on a sock.

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by Anonymousreply 3March 26, 2022 3:09 AM

I never found him attractive. The idea that so many did, really confuses me.

by Anonymousreply 4March 26, 2022 3:11 AM

Beautiful on the inside. Gorgeous soul.

by Anonymousreply 5March 26, 2022 3:12 AM

Best looking American president in history at the time of his presidency.

by Anonymousreply 6March 26, 2022 3:14 AM

If a pug dog turned into a human that's what it would look like. His brother was good looking, he was not. Not ugly but not exactly handsome.

by Anonymousreply 7March 26, 2022 3:16 AM

R7, which brother?

by Anonymousreply 8March 26, 2022 3:18 AM

Overrated as hell. Jackie too.

by Anonymousreply 9March 26, 2022 3:18 AM

Blood spattered and missing half his head. No thanks.

by Anonymousreply 10March 26, 2022 3:19 AM

He was devastatingly handsome at the ‘56 convention (at about the same age his son was when he died), but the meds he was taking for Addison’s Disease really caused his face to get bloated by the time of his presidency.

by Anonymousreply 11March 26, 2022 3:19 AM

He looked better than his son

by Anonymousreply 12March 26, 2022 3:57 AM

He looked like the popular high school class president at midlife. Retained the friendly charisma but also seems a little off peak

by Anonymousreply 13March 26, 2022 4:05 AM

He had his moments.

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by Anonymousreply 14March 26, 2022 4:06 AM

You have to like the redhead/Blondie freckle, gaptooth big ear thing. It's very cute but ages like, well....Irish skin!

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by Anonymousreply 15March 26, 2022 4:10 AM

He had charisma which goes a long way.

by Anonymousreply 16March 26, 2022 4:12 AM

Handsome young man

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by Anonymousreply 17March 26, 2022 4:14 AM

He was, at his peak..a 7...no more , no less.

by Anonymousreply 18March 26, 2022 4:17 AM

To thread derail, I honestly think he had ankylosing spondylitis. Which means others in his family may be prone to this genetic autoimmune disease as well.

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by Anonymousreply 19March 26, 2022 4:22 AM

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by Anonymousreply 20March 26, 2022 4:24 AM

Nice lips & hair.

by Anonymousreply 21March 26, 2022 4:33 AM

R17, oh my that's possibly the hottest I've ever seen him. What year is that pic from?

by Anonymousreply 22March 26, 2022 4:38 AM

No caption to pic, but I'm great at dating pics. I say it's him just as he's elected to Congress as Representative in 1946, so he's 29 here or there about.

- R17

by Anonymousreply 23March 26, 2022 4:50 AM

Nice cheekbones

by Anonymousreply 24March 26, 2022 6:04 AM

So very handsome. Unless pictured along with his brother Joe, always the most handsome man in every one of his pics.

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by Anonymousreply 25March 26, 2022 8:06 AM

A mere 7 ... at best?!?

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by Anonymousreply 26March 26, 2022 8:10 AM

At 35.

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by Anonymousreply 27March 26, 2022 8:11 AM

[quote]I never found him attractive. The idea that so many did, really confuses me.

You sound easily confused.

by Anonymousreply 28March 26, 2022 8:14 AM

At 21.

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by Anonymousreply 29March 26, 2022 8:15 AM

At 39.

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by Anonymousreply 30March 26, 2022 8:16 AM

Also at 39.

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by Anonymousreply 31March 26, 2022 8:18 AM

[quote]He looked better than his son

You're in a tiny minority with that belief.

by Anonymousreply 32March 26, 2022 8:19 AM

At 39+, R32, Sr. looked better than Jr. at 38.5 (his age at death), whose jawline was softening appreciably.

by Anonymousreply 33March 26, 2022 8:27 AM

Not handsome at all and always found it odd that he was routinely described as such. When he was young he was better looking than when he was president, but even then his features were too irregular for me to consider him ever handsome.

He was our youngest president at that time...maybe that has something to do with it.

by Anonymousreply 34March 26, 2022 8:29 AM

[quote]Beautiful on the inside. Gorgeous soul.

I listened to books on tape back in 2004 whilst driving cross-country. One was a biography on JFK. My partner and myself both got a sense that he was actually kind of rotting from the inside.

by Anonymousreply 35March 26, 2022 8:32 AM

I disagree, R33.

JFK Jr. had a better harmony of features compared to his father, softened jawline notwithstanding. JFK probably was more charismatic, but I bet if you ask random people, they'll say the son was better-looking.

by Anonymousreply 36March 26, 2022 8:35 AM

R34 must be the same poster who thinks Christopher Reeve was ugly, too.

by Anonymousreply 37March 26, 2022 8:36 AM

More of young JFK.

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by Anonymousreply 38March 26, 2022 8:41 AM

And more.

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by Anonymousreply 39March 26, 2022 8:42 AM

He was a great dancer... All the boys said so 😍

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by Anonymousreply 40March 26, 2022 8:49 AM

At r14 he looks like Mark Wahlberg and at r20 he looks like Peter Fonda.

by Anonymousreply 41March 26, 2022 8:50 AM

At the 1956 Convention, shortly after his 39th birthday.

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by Anonymousreply 42March 26, 2022 8:50 AM

Yes, looking at the pics from 1956, when he was 39, Sr., at 38-39, had it over Jr.

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by Anonymousreply 43March 26, 2022 8:56 AM

JFK, Jr. was verging into Fred Savage in appearance near the end.

by Anonymousreply 44March 26, 2022 8:59 AM

Jack was all top...

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by Anonymousreply 45March 26, 2022 9:03 AM

What guy doesn't look good with a puppy and his Gay best friend?

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by Anonymousreply 46March 26, 2022 9:15 AM

R35 Why?

by Anonymousreply 47March 26, 2022 10:02 AM

1950 - aged 33

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by Anonymousreply 48March 26, 2022 12:34 PM

A nice selection of the early years.

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by Anonymousreply 49March 26, 2022 12:36 PM

super handsome and hot. i definitely jerked off to a photo of a young JFK when i was a gayling.

by Anonymousreply 50March 26, 2022 1:04 PM

JFK, Jr. was definitely getting jowly.

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by Anonymousreply 51March 26, 2022 1:07 PM

@r50, This one?

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by Anonymousreply 52March 26, 2022 1:09 PM

... or this one?

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by Anonymousreply 53March 26, 2022 1:14 PM

He was passably attractive but certainly nothing major league. Many people, especially females, have no taste when it comes to politicians. I remember when they were saying Bill Clinton was the most gorgeous politician to ever walk the planet and women all over the country were constantly moist over him. Even in his young years I never gave him a second glance.

by Anonymousreply 54March 26, 2022 1:23 PM

^Again, the Christopher Reeve basher is on the loose (& off his meds).

by Anonymousreply 55March 26, 2022 1:39 PM

^ Yep, the no one is gorgeous unless I say they're gorgeous troll

by Anonymousreply 56March 26, 2022 1:41 PM

He had great eyes

by Anonymousreply 57March 26, 2022 8:34 PM

He was energetic and smart--attractive qualities....but physically? No. Never got it.

by Anonymousreply 58March 26, 2022 8:46 PM

"He was energetic"

You could say that... Like a rabbit

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by Anonymousreply 59March 26, 2022 9:00 PM

Looked better when thin

by Anonymousreply 60March 26, 2022 11:37 PM

His looks depended entirely on his weight/health. He was awkward and gaunt as a teen, but stunning in his 20s--fit, with great bone structure that allowed his really beautiful eyes to pop. After he got out of the military and went into politics he started looking gaunt and awkward again. By his late 30s/early40 he filled out a bit and was straight up sexy, but by the time he was elected president he was starting to show the ravages of Addison's and the meds (and probably also his lifestyle). The bloating was evident although you could still see the handsome. He did lose some weight during the presidency which helped once again showed off his bone structure, but just before his assassination he was puffed up again and starting to look jowly/droopy.

This site has a gallery of him over the years and it's startling to see just how much his weight and looks fluctuated.

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by Anonymousreply 61March 26, 2022 11:55 PM

One of my favorite pics from that gallery of him with RFK: two very handsome brothers, this is 3 years before the Presidential election (JFK is about 39/40).

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by Anonymousreply 62March 26, 2022 11:56 PM

He was always thin, even when he became POTUS. His face grew fuller as a result of steroids, among a rather long list of other prescriptions he was taking, in addition to recreational drug use - marijuana, cocaine, LSD, meth ....I'm sure there's more. He was also a sexual swinger all his adult life with a particular appreciation for group sex and orgies. Supposedly, there are pics but you'd never know it was him because everyone wore masks.

by Anonymousreply 63March 26, 2022 11:57 PM

And this is about 5 years later, just a few months before the assassination. The stress of the Presidency ages, but this is clearly more that that. He's only about 45.

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by Anonymousreply 64March 26, 2022 11:58 PM

R63 he was never heavy/fat, but there were times he was lean and fit, and times he was gaunt.

by Anonymousreply 65March 27, 2022 12:01 AM

You can see JFK Jr. in JFK’s younger self, especially around the eyes. I’m always surprised people think isn’t JFK’s son.

by Anonymousreply 66March 27, 2022 12:16 AM

People say Jr started to hit the wall before he died, but it was really just his Bouvier genes giving up and letting the Kennedy genes ascend with the hostile take over.

by Anonymousreply 67March 27, 2022 12:33 AM

R67, damn he was still one of the most beautiful men on the planet. I think he would have loved to be appreciated a bit for his intellect.

by Anonymousreply 68March 27, 2022 12:37 AM

Obama was handsomer imo, especially in his first term.

by Anonymousreply 69March 27, 2022 12:40 AM

R69, legally blind.

by Anonymousreply 70March 27, 2022 12:44 AM

Obama is very handsome, but he also borders on gaunt most of the time. If he put on a few healthy pounds, he'd be a stunner too.

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by Anonymousreply 71March 27, 2022 12:56 AM

I guess I find it hard to look on someone as handsome when they brag about droning to death a 16 yo kid with the quip "I guess he had the wrong father".

That world leaders have people murdered is no surprise, but taking enjoyment in it is thoroughly unappealing.

by Anonymousreply 72March 27, 2022 1:02 AM

Yes I'm sure you quiz your hookups in minute detail about their geopolitical outlook before you decide if they're good looking enough R72.

Re JFK Jr., this is him the year before he died. If that's hitting the wall, well shit, let me be that wall.

(I also love that they talk about THAT Seinfeld episode.)

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by Anonymousreply 73March 27, 2022 1:11 AM

Cite your source please, R72.

by Anonymousreply 74March 27, 2022 1:17 AM

You can argue till the cows come home whether JFK was in some abstract sense handsome. Definitions change, but at the time he defined the handsome preppy look. Some here well into their 70s are probably still adopting it.

by Anonymousreply 75March 27, 2022 1:18 AM

It was his "staff member", but he signed off on it. he personally set those lists, and hired that staff, and never walked that shit back.

And he never got us out of these shitty wars, when he very likely could have.

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by Anonymousreply 76March 27, 2022 1:21 AM

R72, um… what the fuck are you saying?

by Anonymousreply 77March 27, 2022 1:22 AM

R77 Obama could likely only be considered attractive truly when young, perhaps similar to JFK in that manner.

Long before the duties of that job took a toll on his looks or psyche.

Which isn't the same thing as saying he is ugly, btw.

by Anonymousreply 78March 27, 2022 1:27 AM

He got nothing on our Pete.

Pete Buttigieg will be the most handsome president ever when he becomes one.

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by Anonymousreply 79March 27, 2022 1:35 AM

I never thought his son was that hot either

by Anonymousreply 80March 27, 2022 1:36 AM

My mother said he had great hair. JFK Jr. was more my style.

by Anonymousreply 81March 27, 2022 1:42 AM

R79 "What, me worry?"

by Anonymousreply 82March 27, 2022 1:46 AM

R73, while hitting the wall still looks good on JFK, Jr., there can be no doubt that his looks had peaked.

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by Anonymousreply 83March 27, 2022 1:49 AM

r81 again, my mom also said it was nice to have a young family in the White House.

by Anonymousreply 84March 27, 2022 1:59 AM

He was well known to the Washington social scene, and he was well known in Massachusetts, but he wasn't part of the larger consciousness until he ran for President. And honestly, after Eisenhower and then all the old grey white men who ran in the primaries, like Hubert Humphrey, Lyndon Johnson, etc.

by Anonymousreply 85March 27, 2022 2:02 AM

4/10

by Anonymousreply 86March 27, 2022 2:03 AM

Eunce was ugly and got the better looking brother. Although rumor was Jackie slept with Bobby after Jack died.

If you read the book Delores by Jackie Susann... Jackie slept with Bobby then married Onassis who had dated her sister. Onassis left her on their wedding night to be with Maria Callas.

by Anonymousreply 87March 27, 2022 2:04 AM

If you grew up in the early 60s and had ambition, you wanted to look like JFK and go to Harvard.

by Anonymousreply 88March 27, 2022 2:06 AM

JFK was on the covers of Time and Life magazines a number of times each throughout the 1950s before running for President. He was a Pulitzer prize winning, best selling author from one of the wealthiest families in the United States. He was a war hero in addition to being a US Senator from 1952 onwards. He was very well known throughout the nation long before becoming President - that was the first part of the master plan.

by Anonymousreply 89March 27, 2022 2:26 AM

R89 Add in his highly-publicised marriage to Jackie and his father's stints as SEC chairman and American ambassador to Britain. I can't think of anyone of his generation better known in the 50s.

by Anonymousreply 90March 27, 2022 2:32 AM

As monumental as WWII continued long after its end, it's always amazed me that, so relatively soon thereafter, the son of a prominent Nazi appeaser could be elected president.

by Anonymousreply 91March 27, 2022 2:34 AM

The only time my Trumper mother ever voted Dem was JFK. As a small child my mother took me to see him. When JFK appeared my tight, conservative mother started screaming as if Elvis had walked out. Until this day I've never seen my mother so excited to see a man in her life. I still have a picture of him that my mom took.

by Anonymousreply 92March 27, 2022 3:05 AM

r92 are we related? I think the only time my mother voted Democrat was for JFK. She is not a collector but she saved magazines and books about him.

by Anonymousreply 93March 27, 2022 3:07 AM

[quote]I never thought his son was that hot either.

Well, that settles that, then, if R80 never thought JFK Jr. was that hot.

by Anonymousreply 94March 27, 2022 3:09 AM

@r93, Lol, say what you want about JFK, but he could melt the most hard-ass women anywhere

by Anonymousreply 95March 27, 2022 3:09 AM

JFK JR]r. was, without a doubt, the hottest guy on the planet when he was alive.

by Anonymousreply 96March 27, 2022 3:10 AM

When he was in his 20s & up until his mid-30s or so, R96, but no longer by the end of his life.

by Anonymousreply 97March 27, 2022 3:22 AM

Omg

by Anonymousreply 98March 27, 2022 3:23 AM

Obama was a smoker until he entered the White House. Even then, his Secret Service detail observed his sneaking cigarettes. I suspect that decades of smoking contributed to his "gaunt" look. I wonder if he picked it up again after 2016.

by Anonymousreply 99March 27, 2022 3:25 AM

JFK, Jr. was on crutches at the end of the month, forcing him out of the gym & leading to the weight gain, noticeable in the face as has been documented. That would’ve been reversed when he mended.

by Anonymousreply 100March 27, 2022 3:37 AM

^end of his life

by Anonymousreply 101March 27, 2022 3:50 AM

R96 is correct. How many men could have plausibly been the subject of the Seinfeld contest episode? John John was maybe the one man on the planet no one would have any trouble believing could make Elaine lose.

by Anonymousreply 102March 27, 2022 4:27 AM

Hot

by Anonymousreply 103March 29, 2022 4:06 AM

They were not for me.

by Anonymousreply 104March 29, 2022 4:09 AM

[quote] He got nothing on our Pete. Pete Buttigieg will be the most handsome president ever when he becomes one.

Please see a mental health professional regarding your obsession with this gay public servant becoming president.

by Anonymousreply 105March 29, 2022 6:28 PM

Hot.

by Anonymousreply 106April 23, 2022 12:58 AM

Very good looking in his teens and twenties. He was also the most photogenic Kennedy kid and he knew it; easy and confident in front of the camera even at a young age (though that could've been rich BMOC swagger), which goes a long way.

by Anonymousreply 107April 23, 2022 1:10 AM

He was the most handsome President.

by Anonymousreply 108April 23, 2022 1:20 AM

He didn't have a lot of competition, R108.

by Anonymousreply 109April 23, 2022 1:21 AM

He was quite the looker.

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by Anonymousreply 110April 24, 2022 7:06 PM

As to Jackie's looks, Diana Trillling recalled that she "was a hundred times more beautiful than any photograph had ever indicated."

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by Anonymousreply 111April 25, 2022 1:33 AM

Also from R111's linked article: "One of the things that struck me was Bobby Kennedy’s good looks. He was infinitely better-looking than the President, but he didn’t exude anything like his brother’s power."

by Anonymousreply 112April 25, 2022 1:45 AM

DLers don't seem to be able to grasp the reality that a person's physical appearance accounts for only part of that individual's overall attractiveness. So many other aspects of a non physical nature are at play. The sound of the voice, the mannerisms and demeanor, levels of confidence and charisma, intelligence, humor, the energy projected are some non physical traits which can be quite impressive and impactful.

by Anonymousreply 113April 25, 2022 1:51 AM

And, R113, they don’t account for the fact that some people aren’t as photogenic as others & could look much better in the flesh.

by Anonymousreply 114April 25, 2022 2:09 AM

Don't know why people think he was handsome. He had beady eyes and jowls. Teddy was good-looking when he was young. The only Kennedy who was.

by Anonymousreply 115April 25, 2022 2:11 AM

He was dreamy.

by Anonymousreply 116April 25, 2022 2:13 AM

Not attractive at all. I think Woodrow Wilson was hotter.

by Anonymousreply 117April 25, 2022 4:47 AM

He had good hair same as mediocre Trudeau.

by Anonymousreply 118April 25, 2022 4:48 AM

Yes R11 DEVASTATINGLY handsome!

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by Anonymousreply 119April 25, 2022 4:52 AM

He wasn't an Adonis, but he was handsome. He had a great sense of humor, a great mind, and power.

by Anonymousreply 120April 25, 2022 8:04 AM

R110, great video!

by Anonymousreply 121April 29, 2022 5:27 PM

I think it's arguable that his personal charisma is what knocked people over. The same with Princess Diana. Sometimes the mere physical presence of a person blinds you to any facial imperfections they may possess.

Example of this are Mick Jagger, Jackie On Assistance's second husband... names escape me.

by Anonymousreply 122April 29, 2022 5:33 PM

JFK did not write "Profiles in Courage". His father, the purely evil Joe Sr. took care of that.

As for JFK being so "energetic", that involved regular injections of meth. Jackie too.

The whole Camelot thing was a fable made up by Jackie after JFKs' death.

All smoke and mirrors. Peak JFK being a 7 at his peak is about right.

by Anonymousreply 123April 29, 2022 6:03 PM

I think we can all agree he was very good looking for a politician. Did he look like a gorgeous A list movie star? No but no one is claiming that. Same deal with Jackie.

by Anonymousreply 124April 29, 2022 6:07 PM

By the time he was 50, he was really losing his looks.

by Anonymousreply 125April 29, 2022 6:13 PM

I think he had that Robert Redford thing going on that seems to make him glow. It's partly the Irish ginger, but also something special.

by Anonymousreply 126April 29, 2022 6:17 PM

[quote]By the time he was 50, he was really losing his looks.

Dying at 46 tends to have that effect.

by Anonymousreply 127April 29, 2022 7:00 PM

Depends on his meds. Prior to taking steroids and when his back surgery almost killed him he looked like he had AIDs. He was emaciated at140 lbs . His nickname was Rat Face. After the successful surgery and the steroids his face filled out he put on some weight and became the JFK of our memory. He always had a big head on a scrawny body. He started watching his diet because his face would become puffy from cortisone.He hated his "chicken legs". Average to small cut cock. Did I leave out the unnatural yellow bronze skin tone cause by Addison Disease that he disguised as his famous tan. Don't touch the hair! In fact don't touch him at all above the waist. Freak about his hair. By time he was president he was using a henna dye to cover his greying hair. His mistresses use to rub it in with his scalp messages. Used tan makeup foundation to cover up sickly complexation. Half inch lift in one shoe as one leg shorter then the other. Left hand shook with tremors. Always gassy due to colitis and food allergies. Nearsighted worn glasses but never on camera. Tattoo of shamrock on his thigh later removed. Hands always manicured had special cuticle pencil to keep nails white. Changed suits ,shirts 4 times a day. Used a custom blended woodsy pine cologne . Smoked thin cigars not cigs to cover up the farty smell. That being said Jack Kennedy was FABULOLUS!

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by Anonymousreply 128April 29, 2022 7:42 PM

R128, where'd you hear that about his gassiness?

by Anonymousreply 129April 29, 2022 8:54 PM

Junior was cuter

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by Anonymousreply 130April 29, 2022 9:31 PM

Improved version

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by Anonymousreply 131April 29, 2022 9:31 PM

R128 How did they remove tattoos in the 50s?

Did you see the cock personally?

by Anonymousreply 132April 29, 2022 9:53 PM

Both JFKs - they were bisexual, you know....

by Anonymousreply 133April 29, 2022 10:02 PM

R128 I've been convinced for years that Joe III dyes his hair with henna. I even think I know the brand. My sister uses it.

by Anonymousreply 134April 29, 2022 10:07 PM

If anyone new his cock size it was Lem Billings.

by Anonymousreply 135April 30, 2022 4:50 AM

Amateur.

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by Anonymousreply 136April 30, 2022 4:59 AM

Ted Kennedy was really handsome as a young man. Obviously he didn't age well

by Anonymousreply 137April 30, 2022 5:04 AM

Don't know about Sr shamrock tat but Jr definitely had one.

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by Anonymousreply 138April 30, 2022 5:04 AM

My dad had a tattoo of his first wife removed. Pre laser they would just cut it off. Left a nasty scar.

by Anonymousreply 139April 30, 2022 5:18 PM

JFK's autopsy notes a scar on his thigh but they think it was where he had to inject himself daily with cortisone for his Addison's disease. Perhaps the site got infected frequent injection sites often do.

by Anonymousreply 140April 30, 2022 5:49 PM

^ That's why my poonanie smelled so bad.

by Anonymousreply 141April 30, 2022 5:50 PM

Politico - out with new article about young Rep. Kennedy - has a JFK pic I've never seen before. His (great) looks always appear timeless.

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by Anonymousreply 142April 30, 2022 11:58 PM

Starting at 0:52, the 39-year old JFK was so handsome. Even more so in the context of his times.

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by Anonymousreply 143July 20, 2022 12:37 AM

[quote] best looking president in history or some shit

Put it in the toilet, please R1!

We're talking about American Royalty here.

by Anonymousreply 144July 20, 2022 12:44 AM

Again, at the age of 39.

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by Anonymousreply 145July 20, 2022 12:50 AM

He was no John-John.

by Anonymousreply 146July 20, 2022 1:16 AM

At the same age, at least, in their late 30s, R146, I give the nod to the old man.

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by Anonymousreply 147July 20, 2022 1:27 AM

I always though Bobby was handsome.

by Anonymousreply 148July 20, 2022 1:44 AM

Gorgeous and very desirable late teen through late twenties ; steroids began to take their toll, but he maintained a young maturity most of his remaining life. I realize that power and money are great aphrodisiacs, but to me, physically, he was lickable throughout his entire life …and, other than my parents, one of the few deaths which made me cry.

by Anonymousreply 149July 20, 2022 4:01 AM

He did good by his son.

by Anonymousreply 150July 20, 2022 4:40 AM

I thought JFK was quite unattractive. I've never been partial to freckled men. I thought he was goofy looking. Now JFK Jr is an entirely different thing! He was a looker.

by Anonymousreply 151July 20, 2022 7:29 PM

[quote] He believed the world was going to end by nuclear war.

and

[quote] He was sure that we were going to be in a war with Russia.

But everyone in 1960 said that

by Anonymousreply 152July 21, 2022 1:08 AM

JFK's good looks were noted in a Drew Pearson 1953 blind item: "Which handsomest of all pols has been voted 'Senate's Gay Young Bachelor' by the Saturday Evening Post? Our money's on a certain ambassador's son."

by Anonymousreply 153September 27, 2022 10:55 PM

JFK had goat eyes. The only good-looking Kennedy bro was Teddy when he was young. RFK looked like Bugs Bunny.

by Anonymousreply 154September 27, 2022 10:58 PM

What was wrong with JFK'S eyes?

by Anonymousreply 155September 27, 2022 11:01 PM

He had goat eyes. Ugly.

by Anonymousreply 156September 27, 2022 11:04 PM

R156, he had large and beautiful wide spaced eyes

by Anonymousreply 157September 27, 2022 11:08 PM

Up until his late 30s, he was a god.

by Anonymousreply 158September 27, 2022 11:17 PM

R158 you're not hard to please.

by Anonymousreply 159September 28, 2022 10:23 PM

Au contraire, R159, I’m picky to a fault.

by Anonymousreply 160September 28, 2022 10:42 PM

You have to take into consideration what he was compared to at the time.

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by Anonymousreply 161September 28, 2022 10:50 PM

^ a cross-section of the modern world wouldn’t be much better. With the scourge of obesity, we might even look worse now. People in the main - then or now - are not a pretty sight.

by Anonymousreply 162September 28, 2022 11:36 PM

😍 The Kennedy Brothers were all considered swoon-worthy by the women of the 1960's.

by Anonymousreply 163September 28, 2022 11:45 PM

^ and by a not inconsiderable number of men, too.

by Anonymousreply 164September 28, 2022 11:49 PM

Didn't do it for me.

by Anonymousreply 165September 28, 2022 11:51 PM

You think JFK was swoonworthy? Well compared to the rest of the politicians at the time. But that's a very low bar.

I just went to a Beto O'Rourke rally. There must have been at least 1,000 horny college girls there, slobbering all over him. Now, that's swoonworthy.

by Anonymousreply 166September 28, 2022 11:55 PM

^ I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Beto O’Rourke, you’re no Jack Kennedy.

by Anonymousreply 167September 29, 2022 12:00 AM

Fine. Average good looks, nothing special. Given a lot of praise for his looks only because male American politicians tend to be extraordinarily unattractive. Which is very interesting because I've noticed other countries seem to have more attractive men in politics. I'm not saying good looks are in any way necessary to be a talented politico, it's just an observation.

by Anonymousreply 168September 29, 2022 12:03 AM

Judging by the hysterical reaction of UT coeds, Beto's the Harry Styles of politics. I hope all those little bitches will actually vote.

R167 Bentsen's son married a girl I went to junior high and high school with. They got divorced after a couple of years though. She's a lesbian.

by Anonymousreply 169September 29, 2022 12:07 AM

R115 Teddy was way cuter when he was younger

by Anonymousreply 170September 29, 2022 12:09 AM

Like Clinton you had to see him in person. Very charismatic and charming. Looks really aren't everything.

by Anonymousreply 171September 29, 2022 12:14 AM

Young Teddy was more classically handsome, but young Jack was far sexier.

by Anonymousreply 172September 29, 2022 12:14 AM

Part of his attractiveness was his self assuredness.

When he made a lofty statement you had the impression he was sincere.

by Anonymousreply 173September 29, 2022 12:25 AM

🙊 The rumor was that Marilyn slept with both Jack and Bobby.

by Anonymousreply 174September 29, 2022 1:30 AM

Don't get the praise for JFK's looks. He had beady, bulgy eyes and jowls.

by Anonymousreply 175September 29, 2022 1:33 AM

I think many here are focusing on his looks as president. Although he was still handsome then, he was nowhere as good-looking as he was in his pre-presidential years.

by Anonymousreply 176September 29, 2022 1:39 AM

R174 and that Peter Lawford and Bobby cleaned up after her suicide - if it was one which I doubt. Marilyn had called the White House the week before her death to tell Jackie she was having an affair with JFK. JFK had dozens of paramours but the media in those days hushed it all up. However, had Marilyn gone to the media it wouldn't have been. She was very dangerous to them.

by Anonymousreply 177September 29, 2022 1:47 AM

What actor resembles him?

by Anonymousreply 178January 16, 2023 10:27 PM

He was hideous. Absolutely ugly as shit. Never understood the appeal looks wise!

by Anonymousreply 179January 16, 2023 11:21 PM

R179, why do you think he was so ugly? Just wondering

by Anonymousreply 180January 16, 2023 11:38 PM

R180- Just not one attractive feature.. Looks like the Mad Magazine Guy.. Most of the Kennedys have that odd look..

by Anonymousreply 181January 17, 2023 12:33 AM

His Ivy League looks have always been appealing to me. Plus, he shaved with a straight razor so there’s that daring side I’d like to explore.

by Anonymousreply 182January 17, 2023 12:36 AM

He was handsome, especially in his Navy years. I think RFK was handsome too. However JFK Jr was better looking than any of them, including Jackie and Carolyn.

by Anonymousreply 183January 17, 2023 12:48 AM

Great eyes

by Anonymousreply 184January 19, 2023 12:39 AM

Looks like Brad Pitt

by Anonymousreply 185January 22, 2023 11:20 PM

They're gone.

by Anonymousreply 186January 22, 2023 11:25 PM

Puffy. Overrated.

by Anonymousreply 187January 23, 2023 3:40 AM

If he hadn't been killed, this country would have kept getting better and better.

by Anonymousreply 188January 23, 2023 3:47 AM

JFK wasn't ugly. But, he wasn't super attractive. I bet John John was secretly glad that he got the Bouvier looks instead of the Kennedy looks.

by Anonymousreply 189January 23, 2023 3:51 AM
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