April 10, 2012


James Van Der Beek Really Hates "Dawson's Creek" Theme Song

Warner Bros./Getty Images
Warner Bros./Getty Images

If you've ever heard a song, loved it, and later developed a terrible association with it, as almost all of us have, you may understand what James Van Der Beek is going through about Paula Cole's "I Don't Want to Wait," better known as the theme song to Dawson's Creek.

While promoting his new show Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, Van Der Beek told Celebuzz, "For some reason—and again, I need to get over this; I’m [a] 35-year-old, grown-ass man—but I want to hide somewhere [when I hear it]. If I’m in public and the song comes on, my first instinct is to find somewhere to hide—go in a corner, duck behind a rack, run into a dressing room, find the nearest restroom, like, just get out of there."

That's how I feel about "You're Beautiful" by James Blunt. 

Van Der Beek continues, "It’s a Pavlovian response, and I think it’s time for me to get over it. But for some reason, it just triggers inside of me. It’s a great song, but... It’s nowhere near my iPod."

How do you feel about "I Don't Want to Wait"? Let us know in the comments!