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Before they were famous

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Nearly four decades ago, this photo was taken. Who knew, back then, that this innocent-looking little boy would grow up to be one of the best-known pervs in the fashion industry? Can you guess who it is? Some clues from Copyranter: "Who could imagine, 35 years later, he'd be getting his penis licked in an American Apparel ad? Or holding a dildo in a fake street poster? Or running a successful retail business straight off a cliff?" [Copyranter]