Preparing a sumptuous charcuterie board for girls’ night out and talking about the hottest “Gilmore Girls” idols are just a few of Hunter Leppard’s favorite things – mostly because they’re some of his most treasured pastimes. of wife Maya Leppard.
In fact, Hunter, 24, a law student who was captain of his high school football team, is a husband who considers himself “one of the girls” – a term that describes heterosexual men who willingly worship their women and take their interests out of love and adoration.
And he was happy to hang up his helmet in exchange for a bright pink chef’s hat to bake cookies if it meant putting a smile on his bride’s face.
“As a man, being interested in my wife’s life and the things that interest her is important to the health of our relationship,” said Hunter, who lives with his wife in Orange County, Utah. California, at the Post.
He and Maya, 25, started dating as a sophomore in high school in their hometown just outside Los Angeles when she was 15. The blonde-haired duo tied the knot in July 2021.
And as an altruistic wife, unencumbered by traditional gender mores, Hunter does everything for Maya, including baking her chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast while she sleeps, doing makeup, doing her hair while she’s sleeping. she eats, join her in sparkly arts-and-crafts projects, and guide her through a multi-step nighttime skincare routine.
“I don’t mind being considered ‘one of the girls’ in my marriage,” he said. “I’m secure enough in my masculinity to be able to have fun, let loose and enjoy things with my wife and her friends.”
And Hunter isn’t the only one fulfilling all of his queen’s desires.
On TikTok, where the hashtag #HesOneOfTheGirls is trending with nearly a million views, Brooklyn Beckham, 23, is hailed as the King of Selfless Husbands for his exemplary treatment of wife Nicola Peltz, 28.
A trending post includes candid photos of Beckham donning a white and pink apron reading ‘At your service, girls’ as he prepares snacks for his wife and girlfriends. Photos of him helping Peltz apply fake nails, as well as photos of him taking Instagram-worthy shots of her and “Only Murders in the Building” with BFF Selena Gomez also made big impressions on social networks.
Most notably, after getting married in April 2022, the son of British icons Victoria and David Beckham took on his wife’s surname. As she goes by Nicola Peltz Beckham, he is Brooklyn Peltz Beckham. “Not many guys take their wife’s name. So I was just like, ‘Why not?’ It goes really well together,” he told E! of his new last name in August.
And social media loved him for all of it.
“Brooklyn Peltz Beckham is a ‘unique girl’ type of husband,” gossip vlogger @AmandaChristine_1 gushed in a clip about the buzzy husband kind. “He’s always there for girls’ night out as an active participant. ”
Other women are taking to social media to showcase their men who proudly live up to the title.
Mum-of-three Vanessa Cossio used the hashtag #CoupleGoals on a clip in which she dubs husband Ryan ‘one of the girls’ as they laugh at their shared penchant for gossiping.
Christina Baxter has gone viral over a post featuring her man, front and center, doing a silly dance video with her and three girlfriends at a girls’ night out.
And a woman named Nicki has praised her ‘jewel’ groom for making a wine and cheese snack platter, cleaning the house and making the beds for a girlfriends sleepover.
Hunter is no stranger to tackling all of the above.
In November, for Maya’s 25th birthday, he threw a surprise party with pink streamers, balloons and rose petals, and invited all of his bridesmaids from their 2021 nuptials to their house for a slumber party. . During the fabulous party, he donned an all-pink outfit – including a salmon-colored bow tie with his tuxedo for serving cocktails, a pink toque for “making his own pizza” and blushing pajamas for girly chats and selfies before going to bed.
Maya loved every minute.
“This party was beyond my wildest dreams,” she told the Post. “My friends loved it too.”
“But honestly, they’re used to Hunter doing big and small things like that for me because he always treated me that way, every day,” she added.
However, while the ladies enjoy his attentive affection, digital haters often berate Hunter, calling him “sweet”, “whipped” and “gay” – a term he is not offended by, but which he says misrepresents his sexual orientation – for his many grand gestures. .
But he does not let the shower of shadows rain down on his parade and that of Maya.
“I get a lot of negative comments from men, and it saddens me,” he said. “But doing things that make my wife happy makes me happy.”