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From Michael J. to Justin Biebs: a brief history of Canadian teen heartthrobs

Glee star Cory Monteith will host the Geminis

Homegrown teen heartthrob Cory Monteith (better known as Finn from Glee) is hosting this year’s Gemini Awards (November 13), we assume in the hopes of giving the ceremony a ratings boost among 11- to 16-year-old girls. But adorable as Monteith is, he’s not the first Canadian lad to make girls the world over swoon. Here’s a little retrospective of all the boys we’ve loved before, from Michael J. to Justin Biebs.

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