Sexiest Man Alive

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Sexiest Man Alive 'Perplexed' by Honor

It's 'not fair' to be following Idris Elba, quips John Legend

(Newser) - A Legend in his own time: John Legend has been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for 2019—and he says he finds it a bit "perplexing." "I was excited, but I was a little scared at the same time because it’s a lot of... More »

For 3rd Time, Sexiest Man Alive Isn't a White Guy

British actor Idris Elba takes the 'People' crown for 2018

(Newser) - If the 007 rumors are true, Idris Elba is having a very good year. The 46-year-old British actor has been named People's 33rd Sexiest Man Alive, making him the second non-white male to nab the honor in three years, and only the third overall. Jimmy Fallon revealed the news... More »

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

Even honoree Blake Shelton says 'y'all must be running out of people'

(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... More »

For Only 2nd Time, Sexiest Man Alive Isn't a White Guy

Congrats, Dwayne

(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... More »

Sexiest Man Alive Isn't an Actor

Retired soccer star David Beckham takes the honor

(Newser) - David Beckham has been named People's sexiest man alive, marking the first time an athlete has received the honor, per the Washington Post . Jimmy Kimmel broke the news Tuesday after first getting his audience to play 20 questions with the veiled father of four. "It's the best... More »

People's New Sexiest Man Hails From Down Under

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth nabs the title

(Newser) - For the fourth year running , People has handed its Sexiest Man Alive crown to someone other than Ryan Gosling . This year's winner? Chris Hemsworth, who just barely dodged the bullet of becoming Miley Cyrus' brother-in-law . The Thor star, 31, trots out the standard line of finding it "pretty... More »

People's Sexiest Man Alive Still Not Ryan Gosling

It's Adam Levine of 'Maroon 5,' 'The Voice'

(Newser) - People is apparently determined to remain unswayed by America's legions of Ryan Gosling fans: For the second year running after Gosling-philes actually protested the fact that their crush was not named Sexiest Man Alive, he was once again not named Sexiest Man Alive . Instead, People bestowed the honor on... More »

China Paper Falls for Onion's Sexiest Man: Kim Jong Un

'People's Daily' congratulates North Korean for 'sexiest man alive' honors

(Newser) - Forget Justin Timberlake: Kim Jong Un just brought sexy back. The Onion named the North Korean leader "Sexiest Man Alive" earlier this month , and the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party totally bought it. People's Daily reported the happy news today, and ran a 55-picture gallery to... More »

Why Have 25 out of 26 'Sexiest Men' Been White?

It's time for 'People' to diversify: Tricia Romano

(Newser) - Forget how outraged you are that Ryan Gosling was once again not deemed the "Sexiest Man Alive" by People: There's a real controversy here, and it has nothing to do with the Gos. In 26 years of choosing a sexiest man, the magazine has selected white guys 25... More »

People's Sexiest Man? Once Again, Not Ryan Gosling

Channing Tatum takes this year's crown

(Newser) - Brace yourself for the inevitable backlash from Ryan Gosling fans: Once again, someone else—namely Channing Tatum—has robbed him of his rightful place as People 's Sexiest Man Alive. Tatum grabbed this year's title thanks in part to his "incredibly chiseled body" (People's words) in... More »

Bradley Cooper: Yeah, Gosling Is the Sexiest

Cooper jokes about 'People' win

(Newser) - Even Bradley Cooper doesn't think he should have been named People's Sexiest Man Alive . In a recent appearance on Britain's Graham Norton Show, Cooper admitted that since receiving the title, he's "started to realize just how not sexy I am." He also revealed that... More »

Gosling Fans to People: You're Kidding, Right?

No way is Bradley Cooper sexier than Ryan, chant protesters at mag's office

(Newser) - Wall Street, squall street. One devoted band of New York activists had very different priorities yesterday: Letting People magazine know that Ryan Gosling is the real Sexiest Man Alive, not Bradley Cooper . "Bradley Cooper is just fine, but Ryan Gosling is divine," chanted demonstrators outside People's Manhattan... More »

Sexiest Man Alive Is...

Bradley Cooper, sayeth 'People'

(Newser) - Yes, it’s that time of year again … time for Ryan Reynolds to hand over his Sexiest Man Alive crown to fluent French-speaker Bradley Cooper, because People decrees it so. An apparently humble Cooper tells the mag, "I think it's really cool that a guy who doesn'... More »

And the Sexiest Man Alive Is...

Ryan Reynolds, sayeth People

(Newser) - People names Ryan Reynolds 2010's Sexiest Man Alive, but the actor wants you to know that "my body naturally wants to look like Dick Van Dyke," he says. "When I stop training, I turn into a skin-colored whisper." The actor, who will play the Green... More »

Johnny Depp Is Perfection: Vanessa Paradis

Galpal waxes on, and on, and on, about longtime beau

(Newser) - Guess what? Vanessa Paradis loves Johnny Depp—no, you don't understand; she loves him. "I love his style, yeah, yeah, yeah!" an overly enthusiastic Paradis tells People in an apparent attempt to make Depp fans everywhere gag. "I love him, and I don't have to say I... More »

Johnny Depp 'Sexiest Man Alive' Again

Jack Sparrow kicks that Twilight kid's butt

(Newser) - Johnny Depp joins fellow heartthrobs Brad Pitt and George Clooney as a two-time winner of People ’s Sexiest Man Alive title. Depp, named Sexiest Man for both 2009 and 2003, is still working it at 46. Sexy-but-not-sexiest runners-up include Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bradley Cooper, Nick Cannon, John Cho,... More »

Jackman's Sexiest Role: Garbage Man

Wife likes it when People 's sexiest man takes out trash

(Newser) - Hugh Jackman’s wife knows the secret to his sexiness, which netted him People’s “Sexiest Man Alive” title—he does household chores, E! reports. “Previously, my wife said the sexiest thing about me was that I took the garbage out,” Jackman said. Did the actor get... More »

A Romantic, Jackman Is People's Sexiest

His 12-year marriage has easily kept its spark, actor says

(Newser) - Hugh Jackman, the 40-year-old actor starring in Australia with Nicole Kidman, has been declared 2008’s Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine—and by his wife of 12 years, who, when told of the honor, said, “‘I could've told them that years ago!" But she followed quickly,... More »

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