Justin Trudeau: full time Canadian Prime Minister, part time lover

YES Prime Minister...

If politics is, as the saying goes, ‘showbusiness for ugly people’ then what happens when a politician turns out to be a total Mr Hotsticks?

Jay Leno’s quote doesn’t seem to apply to Canada right now, where the new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks like someone Hollywood would cast as the Prime Minister of Canada, probably in some kind of action movie with Bruce Willis as a former government agent tasked with saving his life from a brutal terror plot.

Before we tick off all the reasons he’s our new political BAE, a few facts: Justin T (not to be confused with J-Timberlake) came to power in October 2015 as leader of Canada’s Liberal Party. He comes from a political family, his late father Pierre Trudeau was the Prime Minster of Canada twice, between 1968 and 1979 and 1980 and 1984. He is (unfortunately) very much married, to Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, a beautiful Canadian TV host and political activist. The pair have three children named Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien.

He also boxes…

And he’s really good at it. Before he became Prime Minister, Trudeau beat Canadian Senator Patrick Brazeau in a charity boxing match, despite Mr Brazeau holding a blackbelt in karate.

He’s a very outspoken feminist.

When asked why it was important to have a gender-balanced cabinet when he came to power, he replied with a shrug ‘because it’s 2015.’

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‘Why, every time I say I’m a feminist, does the Twitterverse explode’ he has said. ‘I am going to keep saying loud and clear that I am a feminist until it is met with a shrug.’

Trudeau is pro #HeforShe:

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He went to the airport to personally greet Syrian refugees.

He can balance a baby on the palm of his hand. Other politicians kiss babies. Trudeau does this:

He’s a big romantic. When he met his wife Sophie, at the end of their first date he said to her ‘I’m 31 years old and I’ve been waiting for you for 31 years.’

He’s funny. When asked who he would want to play him in a movie of his life, he replied ‘Meryl Streep.’

He’s had some lolz with President Obama

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If you need any more convincing, we’ll leave you with this striptease he did for charity back in 2013. Oh my.

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