Years ago there was a show on called Drake & Josh. It was about 2 stepbrothers, who were completely different, getting along in a blended family and stumbling into lots of funny trouble along the way. The antagonist in the show was Drake’s little sister, Megan ~ played by Miranda Cosgrove.
Now, Megan was a super smart tween who took great delight in using her smarts to torment her brothers and get them into trouble. Her success was mostly due to her Eddie Haskel charm coupled with her innocent little girl face.
After the series ended, Miranda Cosgrove starred in another comedy, iCarly. This show featured Miranda as Carly ~ the younger teen sister of a funny and crazy brother ~ who produced a webshow with her two best friends. She was bubbly and nice ~ a friend anyone would want to have.
I had been watching iCarly with my kids for a while when a rerun of Drake & Josh came on one day. When I saw Miranda as Megan, I couldn’t believe it was her.
Because cute, bubbly Carly turned into bratty trouble-making Megan and it changed her looks. Her acting personality made her unattractive. Even though I knew it was the same actress, she was almost unrecognizable to me.
Proof that personality affects how we see a person. That beauty is in the attitude.
…and that Miranda is a decent actress…
Have you met anyone who you didn’t think was good looking until you got to know them? Have you known a classically attractive person who got 3 shades of ugly after the first conversation?