HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 12: Ana de Armas attends the 95th Annual Academy Awards on March 12, 2023 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

We all have celebrity crushes, right? Those crushes might change throughout the years, and those crushes might stay the same. So, who are your beloved WRIF jocks’ celebrity crushes?

By the way, if you’re worried that having a big celebrity crush is a sign of some kind of psychological disorder, don’t worry. It’s not. Having a celebrity crush is “very normal,” Beingwell life coach Grace McMahon told Stylist.co.uk. McMahon added that having a celebrity crush is an “innate desire to mate as a human. Because, whether we actually choose to reproduce or decide to date or stay a single pringle or not, the companionship we seek is innate – a biological instinct.” McMahon also mentions that with social media everywhere, people tend to feel closer to celebrities. People almost feel like they know them. It’s not like back in the day, when people only saw celebrities on TV and in the movies. Now, we see them brushing their teeth, eating dinner, putting on makeup and more.

But, if you get too carried away, it could be a sign of something not so good. According to an interview with Dr. Dara Greenwood via Slice.ca, thinking about a celebrity all the time, even when you don’t want to, is cause for “some alarm bells.” Dr. Greenwood states, “Most likely what is happening for any given person is reflective of other issues they may be struggling with. So, an unhealthy parasocial relationship with a celebrity may be a symptom, as well as a contributing factor, to psychological distress.”

But, enough of the psychological talk. Let’s delve into your favorite WRIF jocks’ celebrity crushes. Who knows? You might find a new person to crush on, because some of these are lesser-known celebrities. Hey, rumor has it that Travis Kelce said he had a crush on Taylor Swift, which got her attention. So, maybe one of these celebrity crushes will swoop up one of our WRIF jocks.

  • Dave from "Dave & Chuck the Freak": Ana de Armas

    Dave says: What’s not to like about a beautiful Cuban lady who can kick a** in action movies? She first caught my eye in “Blade Runner 2049” and “Knives Out” and continues to impress me as a Bond girl in “No Time to Die” and many other great roles.

    95th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

    Ana de Armas (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

  • Dave from "Dave & Chuck the Freak": Dolly Parton

    Dave says: There are two reasons I have a crush on Dolly. She’s an amazing humanitarian and an all-around good human being. What did you think I liked about her? 😉

    Day 3 - Glastonbury Festival

    Dolly Parton (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

  • James Campbell from "Dave & Chuck the Freak": John Cena

    James says: The man looks like he was sculpted out of stone. I find him to be a very funny actor and enjoy seeing him in movies and on TV in addition to performing in the WWE ring. The work he does for the Make-A-Wish organization and his mantras “Hustle, Loyalty, Respect” and “Never Give Up” make him worthy of crush status, as well as role model status for kids.

    Chicago Cubs v Los Angeles Dodgers

    WWE Superstar John Cena (Photo by Jacob de Golish/Getty Images)

  • James Campbell from "Dave & Chuck the Freak": Tiffani Amber Thiessen

    James says: My other celebrity crush would be Tiffani Amber Thiessen. Why? Umm Bayside High lead cheerleader, duh! Since 6th grade, I’ve had my eye on that former Zach Morris babe. For whatever reason, I’ve always found her attractive and wanted to be the hunky guy taking her to prom. Even now as a grown woman and mother of two, she has a hold on me, but I swear I am not the one using the studio computers to search inappropriate leaked photos of her.

    6th Annual Awards Season Diamond Fashion Show - Arrivals

    Actress Tiffani Thiessen (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images)

  • Meltdown: Jennifer Aniston

    Meltdown says: First, and it’s not close, is Jennifer Aniston. I can proudly say I’ve never watched a complete episode of “Friends,” but she’s tops on my list. She’s the most obvious choice for me and half the population of men around the world. Yes, I’ll suffer through any dumb movie of hers just to watch her.

    Premiere Of Universal Pictures' "Wanderlust" - Arrivals

    Actress Jennifer Aniston (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Meltdown: Also Christina Aguilera and Shakira

    Meltdown says: Christina Aguilera…no, I can’t name a single song she sings, but WOW! She’s a total smoke show. Same with Shakira…I love women with one name. LOL. Once again, I don’t know one song she sings, but those hips don’t lie. I remember my wife once commented that you could see her roots. And!??!?

    Christina Aguilera Pepsi Campaign

    Pop diva Christina Aguilera (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Pepsi)

  • Jade: Edgar Ramirez

    Jade says: Edgar Ramirez has had a pretty lengthy acting career, but I noticed him on the recent Netflix series, “Florida Man.” He’s sort of a lovable bad guy and obviously easy on the eyes. I just found out he’s going to be on the second season of “Dr. Death” on Peacock, which should be pretty good. If you haven’t checked out the first season with Joshua Jackson, I highly recommend it!

    75th Anniversary Celebration Screening Of "The Innocent (L'Innocent)" Red Carpet - The 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival

    Edgar Ramirez (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

  • Aimee: Dave Grohl

    Aimee says: The man is a loyal friend, father, and all around good guy. He is hysterical, talented and genuinely cares about his fans.

    Global Music Diplomacy Initiative

    Dave Grohl (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

  • Aimee: Also Jack White and Peter Hayes from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

    Aimee says: Peter Hayes from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is my undying crush. His brain is brilliant and poetic. He can play that Gibson ES 335 like nobody else. I’ve been lucky enough to meet him a couple of times but totally blew it. Jack White is insanely talented. Dark and brooding, yet funny. Detroit made. The black curls do me in every time.

    Glastonbury Festival 2022 - Day Five

    Jack White (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

  • Anne Erickson: Eminem

    Anne says: C’mon. What’s not to love about Eminem? He’s a Detroit guy, he’s super talented and he’s smoking hot. His story is also empowering. I love how he’s just unapologetically himself. Eminem is definitely one of my top celebrity crushes!

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    Eminem (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Anne Erickson: Anthony Jeselnik

    Anne says: They say opposites attract, right? Well, I really like Anthony Jeselnik, and one of the reasons is because his onstage persona is so opposite me. His super dark humor is genius. It’s like, how does he come up with this stuff?! And, of course, he’s very good looking. Also, he’s a very mysterious, intriguing person and talented comedian, and for that, he’s absolutely one of my major celebrity crushes!

    Comedy Central Roast Show

    Comedian Anthony Jeselnik (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

  • Cort Freeman: Ana de Armas

    Cort says: Ana de Armas. Wait, is this a trick? Am I supposed to say my celebrity crush is M’Lady? No? Safe space? Okay, then it’s Ana de Armas. This crush first developed when I saw her in “Knives Out.” She was adorable! Very girl next door in that movie, and I liked the look. Then, I saw her clean up for a red carpet event, and she can do it all! Runner-Up: Robert Pattinson. The guy is the epitome of handsome.

    95th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet

    Ana de Armas (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

  • Jonel Jaksa: Natalie Portman

    Jonel says: Beautiful (clearly), talented (Academy Award winner), smart (Harvard degree). She married Darth Vader and is Thor’s ex-girlfriend. Hot 🔥 I also read that she separated from her husband recently. So…you know. There’s a chance.

    Marvel Studios "Thor: Love And Thunder" Los Angeles Premiere

    (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

  • Jonel Jaksa: Sheri Moon Zombie

    Jonel says: It’s in bad taste to covet another man’s wife, but after being married to her for over two decades now, I think Rob Zombie’s the kind of guy to take it in stride. Funny, cool, smokin’ hot. One of my favorite stories is about a former (female) co-worker who interviewed Rob and told him that they’ve got something in common: “We’d both f@!& your wife.”

    5th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show - Arrivals

    Sheri Moon Zombie (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

  • Jonel Jaksa: Belinda Carlisle

    Jonel says: There I was. A young, impressionable boy, approximately 10 years of age when she appeared on my MTV, singing a song about vacationing with her Go-Go friends. There’s something about Belinda. From her punk rock roots to the chill Buddhist she’s become, she just seems cool. And super easy on the eyes. With all due respect, of course.

    Isle Of Man Music Festival - Day 3

    Belinda Carlisle (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

  • Nathan Franklin: Megan Fox

    Nathan says: I was 9 years old when the first Transformers came out, but even then I was awestruck. After seeing Megan Fox pop open the hood of Bumblebee’s Ole 1977 Camaro, the rest was history. I’ve have had an uber crush on her for the last 16 years since, even though she may be a little crazy now. Guess I have a thing for older woman though…

    Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2023 Issue Release Party at The Guitar Hotel at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Fla.

    Megan Fox (Photo by Alberto Tamargo/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)

  • Nathan Franklin: Julianne Hough

    Nathan says: The older women trend continues. Julianne is the reason I can watch chick-flix. I watched “Safe Haven” as a teenager back in 2013, and my eyes couldn’t leave the screen. She’s the reason I can give every chick-flick a chance now. You never know who’s going to wow you on screen!

    Global Citizen Live, Los Angeles

    Julianne Hough (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Global Citizen)

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