For Only 2nd Time, Sexiest Man Alive Isn't a White Guy
Congrats, Dwayne
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 15, 2016 9:21 AM CST
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In this June 10, 2016 file photo, Dwayne Johnson attends the premiere of "Central Intelligence" in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – Congratulations are in order for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (apologies, again, to Ryan Gosling). The world's highest-paid actor has been named People's Sexist Man Alive for 2016, becoming only the second black man ever chosen and the first in 20 years. The mag previously came under fire for its lack of diversity after choosing a white male each year since naming Denzel Washington for the honor in 1996. Johnson, 44, says his sense of humor and confidence are his sexiest attributes, per USA Today. "I'm not quite too sure where we go from here," he adds. "I've done it all." (Last year's winner was the first athlete to win.)

 

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