My Sister Told Me I Look Like this Pixar Super Villain..
I mean, at least he has great hair...
Not to toot my own horn, but I've been on the receiving end of some pretty flattering compliments over the years. Back in college, kids would say I looked like a younger version of Gregory House from the TV show House. At the time, I idolized that show and Hugh Laurie's character, so -- his character's narcissistic-jerk personality aside -- I was thrilled.
In the years since college, I've more often been told I look like Chris Martin of Coldplay. Seriously, if I had a dollar for every time a stranger has approached me on the street and told me I look like Chris Martin, I'd have a small fortune in savings. (One of my dreams is still to dress up some Halloween like Chris Martin in the music video for Coldplay's "A Sky Full of Stars." If you have happen to have a crazy instrument like his, I'd love to borrow it!)
But my ego took a blow this past weekend when my sister offered me a non-compliment, saying "You look like that bad guy in The Incredibles!"
See, the hairstylist I've been seeing recently suggested I blowdrye my hair to add volume (she made it look great in the salon). So I've been doing that, to...varying results.
I don't know if my sister caught me on a bad-hair day or it it just always looks that bad, but my bruised pride is still recovering and I'm now taking new hair style suggestions.
You can't win 'em all...
Have you ever been told you look like someone you wouldn't consider flattering?