By ALAN BUTTERFIELD
Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey are one of Hollywood’s hottest couples right now, but Vanessa will never marry the former boy-bander.
Unfortunately for Nick, the “Entertainment Tonight” correspondent wants a more manly man, her pals say.
“Vanessa wants to wed a real jock,” a friend of the 25-year-old beauty told The ENQUIRER.
“She was absolutely nuts about New York Yankee star Derek Jeter, and she’s also been linked to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. She grew up a cheerleader and she loves being in the arms of a real athlete.”
Although Nick, 32, is a huge sports fan and likes to hang out with big-league stars — he even played some ball in high school — pals say he’s more concerned with his looks than scoring on the field.
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