Friday 22 September 2017

This is what Jesse Metcalfe (aka the gardener from the Desperate Housewives) looks like now

Jesse Metcalfe as John Rowland in Desperate Housewives
Jesse Metcalfe as John Rowland in Desperate Housewives
Jesse Metcalfe as John Rowland in Desperate Housewives
Actor Jesse Metcalfe arrives at the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Summer 2016 TCA Press Tour Event on July 27, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
Jesse Metcalfe as John Rowland in Desperate Housewives
Actors Cara Santana (L) and Jesse Metcalfe attend Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACONVALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images
Actors Cara Santana (L) and Jesse Metcalfe attend amfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles at Milk Studios on October 27, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for amfAR)
Actor Jesse Metcalfe attends the 18th Annual Post-Golden Globes Party hosted by Warner Bros. Pictures and InStyle at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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Remember Jesse Metcalfe?

The "hot gardener" on Desperate Housewives who awoken newfound desire in actual housewives around the world? His time on the show may have been relatively short (he had a regular supporting role in season one and had a handful of guest appearances before calling it time in 2009) and like all new attractive actors, he was billed as the next big thing in Hollywood.

After a brief time at the top, namely in the lead in noughties teen cult comedy John Tucker Must Die, he hasn't exactly been resting on his laurels. He nabbed a lead in the ill-fated remake of Dallas for two years before it was cancelled in 2014 and he currently stars in Canadian drama series Chesapeake Shores, which has probably been recommended to you by Netflix at least a dozen times.

Not to mention, he is ageing like a fine wine.

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Actor Jesse Metcalfe

But back to our history lesson: let's not forget his former romance with Irish singer back in 2008, then heading towards the peak of her Girls Aloud fame. They dated for more than a year, but Jesse didn't mince words when it came to sharing his thoughts on his ex.

"It was ruining my life, it was ruining my career. You should only be in a relationship if it adds to your life," he said at the time. "She brought out a different side in me. When we broke up I was like, 'Get out of my house!'

"She was so needy. I freaked out on her and I have never really spoken to her since."

His broken heart has more than mended and he's engaged to actress Cara Santana and the couple are due to wed later this year.

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Actors Cara Santana (L) and Jesse Metcalfe attend amfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles at Milk Studios on October 27, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for amfAR)

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