Jake Gyllenhaal has been AWOL for a while, as you know. So when this video emerged today, it was more than a sight for sore eyes!
Speaking of which... Jake delivers a sweetly sincere plea for New Eyes for the Needy, a charity that helps provide glasses for those who can't afford them.
Jake mentions his own poor eyesight. But despite his visual handicap, he has frustrated the fans of Glasses!Jake. As far as we know, there is no photographic evidence of Jake wearing spectacles offscreen. But there is Proof:
Young Jake had the nerd look in October Sky:
And Jarhead Jake just went too far:
I guess choosing the right pair of glasses is too much pressure on Jake. Especially given the passions aroused by his choice of shades!
And this way, we get to see those baby blues.
(Pictures courtesy of IHJ. Thanks to Stephanie for finding and posting the video.)