Helena and has been remembered ever since as “the guy with the complex.” So they’re probably not the best examples of success stories. In the world of social psychology, there’s something called the “babyface overgeneralization effect” and at its crux, it’s exactly what you’d think: guys with more child-like features are treated more like children, at least compared to mature-faced folk of the same age.
This effect is the reason that unfortunately, according to a comprehensive study published in the , those with babyfaces are often seen as “naïve, submissive, [and] weak”, and so are more likely to be “passed over for mentally challenging tasks and leadership positions.” Which sucks, obviously, since we know that you’re totally competent, regardless of what your doughy cheeks are telling the world.
But their marriage soon crumbled and Tracey filed for divorce in 2005.
Now, 23 years after their fateful meeting, Babyface, 54, admits he was never really in love with Tracey, 46.
’s Don Draper: sure, he’s talented and all, but he’s also unpredictable, prone to running off to California at a moment’s notice in the middle of important strategy meetings.
Still, the guy’s a corporate darling, and that’s at least partially due to his jawline.
“The reality is that there was a connection that wasn’t really there,” Babyface said during a sit-down interview with Oprah.