How Jeff Goldblum Became the Internet's Heartthrob
Yes, that is a 25-foot statue commemorating Jeff Goldblumâ€™s shirtless scene from Jurassic Park. In 2018, Now TV commissioned the giant statueâ€™s creation in honor of Goldblumâ€™s character Dr. Ian Malcolmâ€™s iconic, fleshy pose for the filmâ€™s 25th anniversary. But why was it made? The internet, uh, found a way.
Of all the young heartthrobs out there with impossible physiques and airbrushed complexions, the internet has a collective fascination with the 67-year-old, 6-foot-4-inch actor. Thereâ€™s an endless assortment of memes, .gifs and Tumblr accounts devoted to his unique charms. But really, you only have to look at his earlier film roles to understand how he cultivated an intriguing aesthetic all his own.