Thursday, May 08, 2008

Ugly Betty, Purdy Beefcake

Much ado has been made about the upcoming guest appearances by Naomi Campbell and Lindsay Lohan on the season finale of Ugly Betty but I am VERY excited that uberhottie Eddie Cibrian (the hawt guy whose name no one seems able to pronounce) will be guesting on the show as Betty's nephew Justin's shirtless gym teacher; who sparks up a romantic relationship with Betty's sister/Justin's mother Hilda ... being familiar with how Eddie looks when he's sans shirt, I can totes see why she'd wanna jump all over that hotness. Here are a few photos of Eddie's guest stint:

Inside the Suarez home on the Ugly Betty set, things look about the same as before the writers' strike. Justin (Mark Indelicato) is dressed up as Grease's Danny Zuko and complaining about having to go to the school dance. Dad Ignacio (Tony Plana) and daughter Hilda (Ana Ortiz) are in foul moods, thanks to colds. And Betty's (America Ferrera) her usual chipper self, as is Ferrera, who earlier in the day, with Indelicato, burst into a chorus of Flo Rida and T-Pain's Low. "We got really into it," says Indelicato. But not everything's as it was as Ugly Betty returns to ABC's lineup tonight (8 ET/PT). Hilda's at-home hair salon is transformed, with a leopard styling chair, a plastic-covered sofa and walls painted blinding shades of turquoise and mint. "We like colors here," Ortiz says. Actress Ava Gaudet returns as Hilda's nemesis, Gina Gambarro, newly married to a wealthy chiropractor. And former Third Watch star Eddie Cibrian joins the cast as Justin's Coach Diaz. Sparks fly when Hilda visits gym class. "He's such a foxy guy," Ortiz says of Cibrian. "He's Latino, Cuban. We keep the Latino radar out for each other."

OMG OMG OMG ... Eddie Cibrian as a gym teacher -- a shirtless gym teacher -- sounds like it might be a recurring part. OMG OMG OMG ... I sincerely hope so. Le sigh :) [Source]