Porter finds that loving a hirsute man is also about accepting the mixed messages his hairiness might imply.
Arnone is 33, hirsute and handsome, his dark looks inherited from Sicilian ancestors.
British comedienne Lucy Porter has penned a sweet tribute to hirsute men in her new book, Hairy Hunks.
"hairy," 1620s, from Latin hirsutus "rough, shaggy, bristly," figuratively "rude, unpolished," related to hirtus "shaggy," and possibly to horrere "to bristle with fear," from PIE *ghers-tu-, from root *ghers- "to bristle" (see horror).
hirsute hir·sute (hûr'sōōt', hēr'-, hər-sōōt')
Covered with hair; hairy.