Love this article in today’s Daily Record

Why Cillian’s Raised the Ceiling for my Suitors

THIS week I’m mainly …Perving on Cillian Murphy after getting round to watching series one of Peaky Blinders, which was cracking – although why everyone thought that Grace was a smashin’ singer was beyond me. Although it’s the fictional character Thomas Shelby I’m in love with, after further research I’ve decided that Cillian Murphy is now the benchmark for future suitors.

Putting his piercing blue eyes and exquisite bone structure to one side, here is an extract from his Wikipedia page that basically confirms he’s the best guy on the planet: “Murphy often works in or near the city and has expressed no desire to move to Hollywood. He prefers not to speak about his personal life …

“He does not have a stylist or a personal publicist, travels without an entourage, and often attends premieres alone.

“Shy and private, Murphy professes a lack of interest in the celebrity scene, finding the red carpet experience ‘a challenge… and not one I want to overcome’.”

He intentionally practises a lifestyle that will not interest the tabloids, saying: “I haven’t created any controversy, I don’t sleep around, I don’t go and fall down drunk”.

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