Study shows us mere mortals in with chance

Mick Dennison. Pub Landlord. York Hotel, Morecambe.
Mick Dennison. Pub Landlord. York Hotel, Morecambe.

I stumbled across an article on the internet last week debating what the perfect man looks like according to men and women.

It got me thinking and I tried to come up with the York’s definitive answer to this burning question.

So ladies – according to almost every movie ever you are supposed to be attracted to beefy men with rippling muscles, smoky and kind of dangerous eyes and thighs that make us men look like we have been subjected to Olympic training.

That sort of rules most of the men out that frequent my bar, or does it?

According to a study conducted by Jacamo, 72 per cent of women in the UK actually prefer men with the ‘boy next door’ look as opposed to beefy hulks. Now we are talking, so us mere mortals could be in with a chance and us married men needn’t feel inferior any more.

I asked my barmaids what their ideal man would look like and to a tee they all replied “One with a big...wallet!” Now, now let’s keep it clean folks. Yes, it seems looks go right out of the window if the bloke is not financially solvent. Well a girl has to be kept in shots and Jagerbombs all night – don’t they?

My aunt who leads the quiz team Pam’s People is more upfront – it’s Daniel Craig all the way with her as she attempts to be in the same building as him every time she ventures down to London; for my missus it’s every bloke that’s ever appeared in Les Miserables. Now then, where’s my French Revolution clobber?

Men actually think women want the ripped torso look and the photofit picture listed the ideal look as being Justin Beiber’s hair, Gerard Butler’s face, Hugh Jackman’s arms, David Gandy’s torso and Christiano Ronaldo’s legs. I actually have a female customer who would willingly lock herself in the beer cellar with Gerard Butler so it’s correct for her.

Don’t worry guys, women prefer a man with the looks and figure comprising of Prince Harry, James Cordon, Paddy McGuiness, Ben Cohen and Jonathan Ross. Now, work that one out as you’re stood at the bar.