Prince Gomolvilas

Dominic Cooper, Will You Father My Children?

Filed By Prince Gomolvilas | January 02, 2009 4:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Entertainment
Tags: ABBA, Broadway Musicals, Dominic Cooper, Mamma Mia!, musical, musicals, Pierce Brosnan

I didn't write about the Mamma Mia! movie when it first came out because I thought it was so atrocious that I didn't want to devote any blog space to it. dominic cooper mamma mia.jpgBut now that it's out on DVD and clips are finally floating around on YouTube, I can point you in the direction of the film's one saving grace: British hottie Dominic Cooper prancing around in his swim trunks and puffing on a cigar and singing ABBA's "Lay All Your Love on Me" in a seductive musical number that can easily double as softcore gay porn. I know that the number also boasts a couple dozen other shirtless guys doing a flipper dance (don't ask), but Dominic Cooper's beauty eclipses anything in his path.

Whilst writing this post, I was reminded that earlier this year Nevin Barich boasted about his experience of going to see Mamma Mia!, claiming that he, a straight guy, was getting in touch with his inner homosexual. As I pointed out in his comments section:

Nevin, going to see Mamma Mia! does not constitute an exploration of your inner homosexual - unless you secretly recorded Dominic Cooper doing that musical number with his shirt off and you took it home and watched it in slow motion while jacking it.

...I'm just saying it takes a lot more than ABBA to be labeled as progressive. Go back to square one.

Looking back now, I don't think I gave him some well-earned props. After all, was it not he who extolled the virtues of Pierce Brosnan, despite the fact that Mr. Brosnan's singing voice made people's ears bleed?:

After all these years, the man's still got it. He's got those piercing eyes (no pun intended) that just look right through you. He meets my DBG [Deeply Buried Gayness] height requirements, he's not bulky (my DBG isn't into the huge muscular look) and he still pulls off the whole "open collar, no tie" look that you just don't see anymore.

And when he took off his shirt at the end of Mamma Mia!, my DBG joined the female members of the movie audience in the chorus entitled:


But I digress.

Watch Dominic Cooper (oh, and, ladies, perhaps you'll enjoy Amanda Seyfried writhing around on the sand in a bikini?):

[Crossposted on Bamboo Nation]

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One of my, shall we say, more "nelly" friends and I were talking about Mamma Mia. I'd mentioned that it had arrived from Netflix. He told me he'd seen it in the theater and that "it was too gay for even me!"

After watching it, I can honestly say it was gayer than me at least. Wow. Thanks for the flashbacks, Prince. :/

Robert Ganshorn Robert Ganshorn | January 3, 2009 9:17 AM

Show me your ovaries!

The movie was horrible but seeing Mr. Cooper prance around shirtless was worth it. It really should be against the law for someone to be that gorgeous :-)

I thought I was the only showtune queen in the world who hated the movie (except, of course, for Dominic Cooper scenes), and I'm a very soft critic of musicals.

There is a small, proud group of gay men who despise Mamma Mia! despite their love of ABBA. It's almost inexplicable. But it is so.

Dominic Cooper notwithstanding. :)

I did like Mamma Mia. It wasn't great, but it was fun.