Is it sizzling on this residence, or is it just the brand new roommate?
Final Monday, as a part of his seek for a room to hire in Brooklyn or downtown Manhattan, Saverio Pescucci took to the 284,800-member Gypsy Housing group on Fb — and included a handful of pictures of himself to place a face to the advert. The Tuscany, Italy, native’s publish shortly went viral, netting some 600 likes and greater than 400 feedback, most having nothing to do along with his home hunt.
“I noticed a lot of individuals … had been posting photos of themselves, like selfies and informal pictures, to point out that they’re not sociopaths or what sort of way of life they’ve,” Pescucci, 29, advised The Submit. “I did the identical [but] I used to be not imagining that it could flip into an episode of ‘The Bachelor.’ “
Among the many Italian stallion’s 5 pictures was one in all him holding up his toned arms in pleasure whereas on trip in Arizona, and one other that exhibits Pescucci — who studied at Milan’s prestigious La Scala ballet academy — shirtless in an aerial dance transfer.
“I believe the ballet image did it,” admitted the dancer, who described himself in his itemizing as “tremendous chill, pleasant, homosexual [and] Covid accountable.”
“[The] sizzling ones are by no means straight,” mentioned one lady, whereas one other chimed in to say, “You’re cute … that’s all I’ve to give you. A praise.” Feedback from males included, “You gained’t be paying hire for too lengthy when you get right here … [you’re] f–king sizzling,” and “I don’t have a room, however I’ve house in my coronary heart.”
Pescucci, who has lived in New York Metropolis for six years, advised The Submit that the advert “wasn’t a thirst entice.”
“I used to be not uncomfortable [with the comments], I just was actually overwhelmed,” he continued. “It was like, like, like, remark, remark, DM, DM. It was just a lot.”
He finally replied to the wave of adoration. “Omg, just waking up and what’s taking place on this publish!?!?? I just wished a room!!!!” he wrote, later including, “Thanks for all of the candy and type phrases and assist discovering a room! I’ll learn all of the feedback as … quickly as I get a probability!”
One of many commenters was 26-year-old Hassan Salazar, a drag performer who lives in Queens. Among the many first to voice his lust, he mentioned, “I don’t have a room however I’m single,” later including, “I’m just right here to grab myself a good man. He can have my residence lol.”
“I like that he was a dancer and I appreciated his eyebrows,” Salazar advised The Submit. “I’m going to contemplate my marriage proposal as pending.”
Though Pescucci declined to disclose his relationship standing, he didn’t rule out the thought of happening a date with a new fan: “Life is unpredictable and also you by no means know. Perhaps my future husband can be one of many commenters on this publish.”
It doesn’t matter what, Pescucci — who was put out of labor as a Broadway and ballet dancer by the pandemic, however will quickly begin a job at an Italian meals distributor — has a new place to point out off. He snagged a room in a three-bedroom Williamsburg residence.
“The humorous factor is that I didn’t discover it from the publish!” he mentioned, including he discovered it by one other Gypsy Housing advert.
When the time involves hunt for his subsequent residence, Pescucci mentioned he’ll nonetheless use pictures of himself.
“Perhaps just one or two and preserve it a little extra easy,” he mentioned. “Or perhaps not, if I’m not that determined to seek out a room.”