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The Daily Dish Below Deck Mediterranean

So, João Franco Has a Beard Now and It's HOT

The Below Deck Mediterranean deckhand has some seriously sexy new facial hair, so try not to swoon. 

By Talia Ergas
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Say what you want about how João Franco handles a love triangle and relationship issues, but there's no denying one thing: The Below Deck Mediterranean deckhand knows how to make ladies swoon. The Zimbabwe native had both stewardesses Brooke Laughton and Kasey Cohen vying for his attention last season — and we have to admit we were also pretty glued to our televisions whenever he was on screen.

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So, imagine our delight when we happened upon some recent photos of João and learned that the yachtie is sporting some brand new facial hair. The self-described "independent spirit" now has a full beard, and if you ask us, it suits him quite well indeed. 

For your viewing pleasure, we've rounded up some photos of João and his new look. Scroll down to see the glorious beard from every angle. You're welcome!

Check it out from the side: 

Apparently the new beard comes with a new life motto: 

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“every morning sun shines a new lifeline.”

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And here's the beginnings of the beard, with a special appearance by Captain Sandy Yawn:

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