DIARY: They’re eligible and you could win one (if you look like Barbie)

We refer you to the ‘50 most eligible bachelors in Britain’ feature in Monday’s Daily Express.

We refer you to the ‘50 most eligible bachelors in Britain’ feature in

Monday’s Daily Express.

Sadly, the media and ad industries were all but ignored. A cruel blow

indeed to the testosterone-ridden emporia of Soho and Covent Garden.

Only two men emerged from the pack.

1. Steve Goodman, head of press at the Media Business: ‘Cancer. A

mummy’s boy. If you’re foxy, feisty, fun - you’re his.’ 2. Jon Wilkins,

‘ad agency supremo’ - which will be news to Chris Powell, the real

supremo (and, many would say, the real top totty) - at BMP, the agency

where our Jon works in new-media research.

We sought the female view. A Goodman associate said : ‘Not Steve

Goodman! He’s really boring. He goes for the Barbie look.’

Wilkins fared better with a (somewhat rueful) BMP admirer: ‘Mmm, he’s a

bit of all right. Women just fawn over him in meetings. But, he goes for

the just-turned-20 blonde bimbette.’


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