What's Up with All the Celebrity Men and Bathtubs?

March 27, 2014 By:
What's Up with All the Celebrity Men and Bathtubs?
Image By: Butch Hogan/1883/DNA/Bedlam

Honestly, what’s up with all the male celebs in bathtubs?

Because they’re everywhere.

DNA Magazine

Bradley Cooper. In a bathtub.

 

From glossy magazines to ad campaigns, photographers love to put a celebrity male in a bathtub.

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Benedict Cumberbatch. In a bathtub.

 

We’re not complaining, really.

Essence Magazine

Who’d complain about Idris Elba? In a bathtub.

 

But what’s the deal?

Rolling Stone

John Mayer. In a bathtub.

 

We asked our photo editor, who told us bathtubs are a go-to metaphor for vulnerability.

1883

Tom Hiddleston. In a bathtub.

 

Look how vulnerable this staging is.

Albane Navizet

Ryan Gosling. In a bathtub.

 

Bathe in all the vulnerability.

Bedlam

Theo James. In a bathtub.

 

We don’t see this concept ending any time soon.

Arena Magazine

James McAvoy. In a bathtub.

 

For as long as civilization uses bathtubs…

Butch Hogan

Ian Somerhalder. In a bathtub.

 

We’ll continue to plop celebrity men in them.

Charisma

Eddie Cibrian. In a bathtub.

 

*PLOP*

People en espanol

William Levy. In a bathtub.

 

Anyway, enjoy your celebrity men.

Esquire

Michael Fassbender. ON a bathtub.

 

Chillin’ in bathtubz.

Louis Vuitton

Michael Phelps. In a bathtub.