These Disney princes imagined in real life are our man crushes every day of the week

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These Disney Princes Imagined In Real Life Are Stunning


As young children, many of us spent hours watching "Cinderella," "The Little Mermaid," "The Sleeping Beauty," and other Disney animated films. We sat on the couch sporting onesies and dreaming of one day meeting our own handsome princes to sweep us off our feat.

As we got older, our hair got frizzier, our complexion got shinier and our conversation skills got much less eloquent when among the opposite sex, we had a lot more time to daydream. We became more and more hopeful that one day we would emerge from our awkward phases to meet the princes that had become the male protagonists of our fantasy lives.

Thanks to artist Jirka Väätäinen, those fantasy princes just became a whole lot more realistic. He designed stunning images that bring our favorite Disney princes to life (video above!).

Break us off a slice of Aladdin's smoldering six-pack, amiright? Eric's head of hair is the greatest mop we've seen since Shonda Rhimes brought McDreamy into our lives. Don't even get us started on John Smith. Who knew he would look EVEN BETTER in real life? Excuse us while we pick our jaws up from the ground real quick.

Väätäinen's drawings are literally the biggest tease on the planet. Why can't these guys exist in real life?Perhaps we'll find our brooding and chiseled Hercules one day. For now, though, we'll just keep that video on replay for a while!

Click through this slideshow to see some of our favorite Disney princesses come to life as well:

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These Disney princes imagined in real life are our man crushes every day of the week
FILE - This file image provided by Disney shows Elsa the Snow Queen, voiced by Idina Menzel, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." According to studio estimates Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, Disney’s “Frozen” remained atop the box office with $20.7 million, freezing out the horror spinoff “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones.” (AP Photo/Disney, File)
This image released by Disney shows Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff, left, and Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, in a scene from the animated feature film, "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)
This image released by Disney shows a teenage Elsa the Snow Queen, voiced by Maia Mitchell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)
This image released by Disney shows, from left, Duke Weselton, voiced by Alan Tudyk, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, and Elsa the Snow Queen, voiced by Idina Menzel, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)
This image released by Disney shows Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff, left, and Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)
This image released by Disney shows Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney)
This image released by Disney shows, from left, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, Olaf, voiced by Josh Gad, and Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen." (AP Photo/Disney
FILE - In this undated publicity film image released by Disney/Pixar, the character Merida, voiced by Kelly Macdonald, follows a Wisp in a scene from "Brave." The Disney/Pixar animated film has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Animated Feature Film category. The 85th Academy Awards are on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar, File)
This film image released by Disney/Pixar shows the character Merida, voiced by Kelly Macdonald, in a scene from "Brave." (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar)
This film image released by Disney/Pixar shows the character Merida, voiced by Kelly Macdonald, in a scene from "Brave." (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar)
This film image released by Disney/Pixar shows the character Merida, voiced by Kelly Macdonald, in a scene from "Brave." (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar)
In this 2012 publicity image released by Disney/Pixar, Princess Merida, (voice by Kelly Macdonald), is shown flying in the 3D computer animated Disney/Pixar film, "Brave," releasing June 22, 2012, in North America. Dolby Atmos, the latest in movie theater audio debuting on 14 screens with "Brave," intends to make theaters sound more 3-D than ever before. (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar)
Disney characters from the movie "Beauty and the Beast," Beast and Belle, dance during a parade along Main Street at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. Wednesday, May 4, 2005. On May 5, Disneyland Resort in California launches the 'Happiest Homecoming On Earth,' an 18-month commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the very first Disney theme park. The event is the cornerstone of a global celebration in which all 11 Disney theme parks around the world will join together for the first-time for the landmark occasion. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
This computer generated image courtesy of Disneyland Resort shows audio-animatronics characters from The Little Mermaid _ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure attraction in Anaheim, Calif. This year, Disney California Adventure in Anaheim debuts The Little Mermaid _ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure as part of a multiyear billion-dollar expansion of the park. The family-friendly ride features characters from the popular movie as riders travel on a virtual underwater journey. (AP Photo/Disneyland Resort, Paul Hiffmeyer)
** FILE ** In this 2007 publicity file photo provided by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Sierra Boggess appears as Ariel in the Denver production of Disney's musical "The Little Mermaid," based on the animated film. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus, File)
SOFIA THE FIRST - 'Sofia the First: The Floating Palace' - Sofia and her family take to the high seas for a royal vacation in the first-ever 'Sofia the First' primetime special, 'Sofia the First: The Floating Palace,' premiering SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24 (7:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel and THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28 (7:00 p.m., ET/PT) on the 24-hour Disney Junior channel. The undersea adventure, in which Sofia is magically transformed into a mermaid, features a special appearance by Princess Ariel from 'The Little Mermaid,' voiced by Disney Legend Jodi Benson who reprises her iconic role from the animated film. The special also introduces a new character named Oona, a young mermaid voiced by Kiernan Shipka ('Mad Men'). (Image by Disney Junior via Getty Images) PRINCESS ARIEL, PRINCESS SOFIA
Schoolgirls watch an actor dressed as Disney character Cinderella perform at an event in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. The event was organized for Disney princess fans from impoverished families to mark Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
Disney characters Cinderella, right, and Prince Charming arrive via horse drawn carriage for the screening of the digitally restored version of Walt Disney's original animated feature "Cinderella" at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005. The screening was in honor of the movie's arrival on DVD for the first time. The DVD is scheduled to be available October 4, 2005. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
The Walt Disney Co. Snow White character acts in 'Mickey's Soundsational Parade' in the Main Street, U.S.A. area of Disneyland Park, part of the Disneyland Resort, in Anaheim, California, U.S., on Friday, May 24, 2013. Walt Disney Co., the world's largest entertainment company, said this month fiscal second-quarter profit rose 32 percent, beating analysts' estimates as guests splurged at theme parks in California and Florida. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Superstar Michael Jackson is surrounded by fantasy as he stands with Snow White and Dopey, of the Seven Dwarfs fame on Friday, April 27, 1984 in Jackson’s Encino, California home. The Disney characters presented Jackson with a one-of-a-kind display featuring the characters in a scene representative of the 1937 classic film. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)
NEW YORK - MARCH 14: A person dressed as Princess Tiana (C) is joined on stage by all of the princesses of Disney movies during Princess Tiana�s official induction into the Disney Princess Royal Court at The New York Palace Hotel on March 14, 2010 in New York City. She is seen with people dressed as characters (L-R) Princess Jasmin, Snow White, Mulan, Aurora, Prince Naven, Cinderella, Princess Bell, Pocahantas and Ariel (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
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