Scott Brown Posed Nude for Cosmo Mass. Senate candidate named 'Sexiest Man' in 1982 By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Jan 18, 2010 2:33 PM CST 48 comments Comments Cosmopolitan's 'America's Sexiest Man' centerfold featuring Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown. (Cosmopolitan) (Newser) – Long before he became the man just one election away from scuttling health care reform, Scott Brown was just a 22-year-old law student at Boston College. It was there, during finals week, that Cosmopolitan found him and named him "America's Sexiest Man" in its June 1982 issue. At the time, Brown gave hints to his future ambition: The young law student admitted to being a "bit of a patriot."