Dunbar walked off the stage at the Romantic Times Booklovers convention
in 2003 as Mr. Romance-a title he held until 2005. His medieval
locks, bedroom eyes and warrior physique have made him a much sought
after figure in the romance industry. His friendly personality as
well as his always-attentive ear makes him a man that personifies
what a romance hero is all about.
some time from his busy schedule of cover shoots and singing to
give us an insight into the man behind the crown.
Have you ever read a romance?
read a partial one.
What do you do when you are not traveling?
work doing modeling in the LA area as well as spending hours in
the studio. I also work as a Journeyman Electrician.
Do you think that a woman author can write a love scene from a man's
point of view?
no problem. Women can write the male pov from their experience with
Do you have a favorite time period in history?
Jesus was alive and on earth; seeing him doing his work would be
If you could travel to different times where would you go and why?
Jesus' time period to see how life was then and to experience not
working forty hours a week. I would also like to visit medieval
times, especially to see the Knights of the Round Table.
Did winning Mr. Romance 2003 and continuing your title in 2004 meet
and more! It was a turning point in my life. My music began to attract
attention and it opened doors to auditions in California and helped
me to get an agent.
What is your idea of a relaxing day?
up leisurely, having a glass of O.J or a cup of tea while watching
the ocean and listening to soft music.
Please tell us a bit about your childhood.
was born in London, England where I lived until I was almost nine.
I loved playing in the snow and the rain. I have three brothers
and four sisters and I look like my mom. I had two really good parents
who taught me right from wrong.
When and what made you decide to try modeling as a career?
became fascinated with the fashion industry at a young age. I liked
the styles and color of the clothes and I used to dream about becoming
a model. I studied GQ to see what was in and out in fashion.
What can we expect from your singing career?
hoping my songs will become a #1 hit on the radio. I sing Pop &
R&B. and at the moment I am working on six songs for Capital
Who has influenced you the most in your life:
general living, my dad. He always told me to keep trying and to
do my best. Music wise, I love POP, R & B, British POP, POP/rock,
Modern Rock, and Pop/punk.
Where do you see yourself, career wise; ten years down the road?
hope to have had a number one hit song and have made a name for
myself in the POP/ R&B Music world.
Do you believe it is better to have loved and lost than to never
have loved at all?
believe we have to love and learn. Then to move on and try better
the next time. Everyone wants to be loved.
I know you finished a cover shoot for Cassie Edwards reissue of
"Savage Obsession" this past spring. Can you tell us about
any future cover shoots planned?
that I can comment on at this time.
Did winning your title help your career?
What turns you off when it comes to the opposite sex?
Any tips for women in having a successful relationship and tips
for men in maintaining one?
your man good. Talk to him and understand him. Show him you love
him and keep your man satisfied. Men should do the little things:
that women like. Flowers, full body massage but most importantly
listen and understand them. Do the extra things that women want
to do even if you don't want to.
Any words of wisdom when it comes to getting your heart's desire?
true to yourself. Treat people like you want to be treated.
If you had to describe yourself as an animal which one and why?
lion. They are protective of their surroundings and prepared to
defend their territory. They are always on the prowl.
Lennell, thank you so much for taking the time for this interview.
Is there anything you would like to say?
would like to thank you and I appreciate your help in this and other
interviews. Readers if interested can check out Lennell Dunbar’s
You can also
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