When I was a kid in the 70s, Teen Beat was the popular rag, and Leif Garrett was always on the cover. My best friend Andrea was obsessed with him, so madly in love with him, that I think she actually had a subscription to Teen Beat. Or Tiger Beat. Same diff. Anyway, we never had the same taste in boys. I was more into brunettes like Matt Dillon. Now, despite the faggy way Leif was dressed for those cover shoots, I thought he was cute enough:
But let us fast forward 30 years to Leif Garrett now, where he was arrested again this weekend for testing positive for drugs while in rehab:
Um, I don't even know quite what to say. Way to ruin the nostalgia for my youth with that orange jump suit and those scabs on your face, Leif. What would Andrea think if she saw you like this? Get it together, man.
p.s. Matt Dillon? Still hot.