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