People Picks Its Sexiest Man Alive, to 'Chagrin' of 'Entire Internet'

Even honoree Blake Shelton says 'y'all must be running out of people'
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 15, 2017 9:36 AM CST

(Newser) – Blue-eyed country music star Blake Shelton has joined the ranks of Johnny Depp, George Clooney, David Beckham, and Hugh Jackman as People's Sexiest Man Alive. "I can't wait to shove this up Adam's ass," Shelton, 41, says of his fellow The Voice judge Adam Levine, who was named Sexiest Man Alive in 2013. But "y'all must be running out of people," the 6'5" singer with salt-and-pepper hair tells People. "Like, wow, we're down to somebody who is somewhat symmetrical." That's also the prevailing response from shocked columnists and social media users. Some of the best reactions:

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