Sexiest Man Alive 2011 Articles

Sexiest Man Alive 2011 handicapping and predictions.

The Sexiest Man Alive 2011 - Bradley Cooper

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 16, 2011 15:05:39 November 16, 2011 15:05:39

Judging from my Twitter replies and inbox, youΓÇÖre about 50/50 on this. Or less. And there are a lot of you who think Ryan Gosling was overlooked. IΓÇÖm telling you, Ryan Gosling doesnΓÇÖt have the box office to back it up yet. As I wrote in his analysis Full Story

My Prediction for Sexiest Man Alive 2011: Justin Timberlake

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 15:24:53 November 15, 2011 15:24:53

You donΓÇÖt think I hate myself?I HATE MYSELF TODAY.But remember, this is not a PREFERENCE. This is a PREDICTION. So to answer your questions, for those of you who keep emailing about Michael Fassbender...This is PEOPLE Magazine.How many PEOPLE Magazine subscribers do you think know Michael Fassbender? Come on now. Full Story

Brad Pitt

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 15:21:24 November 15, 2011 15:21:24

Arguments for: -Moneyball, Tree of Life, commercially and critically itΓÇÖs been a really, really strong year, and now theyΓÇÖre talking Oscar nomination. WhoΓÇÖs better at campaigning than the Brange? -Look at his hustle for Moneyball. HeΓÇÖs been working it harder than he has in a long, long time. This is a sign for him: Brad can taste something, and is willing to bend a lot deeper for it in exchange. Full Story

Robert Pattinson

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 15:05:21 November 15, 2011 15:05:21

Arguments for:  -It’s Twilight Week. It’s perfectly timed. You give it to him, the Twi-Hards jizz all over the newsstands, instant major cash. Pattinson is almost an automatic. It’s the “of course” selection.  He’s made the final 3. I would not be surprised. Full Story

Leonardo DiCaprio

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 15:01:07 November 15, 2011 15:01:07

Arguments for:-Oh heΓÇÖll hide under his smelly baseball cap and tell you heΓÇÖs not interested in an Oscar but of course heΓÇÖs interested in an Oscar. ThatΓÇÖs the whole point of the game. And right now, with J Edgar, thereΓÇÖs a good chance at a nomination. DoesnΓÇÖt hurt if he goes into the race winning the SMA popularity contest-Leonardo DiCaprio became the Heartthrob who became the Actor. Full Story

Jon Hamm

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 14:55:50 November 15, 2011 14:55:50

Arguments for:-Oh My God, please just give it to him-HeΓÇÖs funny, heΓÇÖs versatile, heΓÇÖs not overly precious, heΓÇÖs so humble, and sweet-Devoted to his lady-Very American-People miss Mad Men/Don Draper-The average age of all past SMAs is 39. Jon Hamm is 40. Arguments against:-HeΓÇÖs a tv star, heΓÇÖs not a Movie Star. Full Story

Ryan Gosling

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 14:52:04 November 15, 2011 14:52:04

Arguments for:-What a year. He was everywhere this year. -He goes to Disneyland, the aquarium, he breaks up fights.-That time he took his shirt off in Crazy, Stupid, Love-Major talent, super respected among his peers, handpicked by George Clooney, a big, BIG futureArguments against:-None of his movies are ever major SMASH hits. Full Story

Robert Downey Jr

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 14:48:46 November 15, 2011 14:48:46

Arguments for:-Sherlock at Christmas, Iron Man in The Avengers in May, heΓÇÖs running the box office, heΓÇÖs never been more popular-All thatΓÇÖs in the past now, right? He is the ultimate Comeback -Happily married, wife expecting baby, itΓÇÖs the MiniVanΓÇÖs favourite subject: babies!-Best personality ever-Women adore him and men want to hang out with him Arguments against:-People hold grudges for a long ass time -Mel Gibson-DoesnΓÇÖt kiss enough MiniVan ass. Full Story

George Clooney

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 14:45:42 November 15, 2011 14:45:42

Arguments for:-On the campaign trail, HARD. Is riding this year on two features, The Ides of March and The Descendents which is quickly, quickly picking up a lot of momentum. -No denying how bad he wants this. See Stacy Keibler. -No one has ever been named SMA three times. HeΓÇÖd never admit it but please. Full Story

Prince William

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 14:35:36 November 15, 2011 14:35:36

Arguments for:-HeΓÇÖs a real life Prince. Like, if you were to draw a Prince without ever having seen a Prince, youΓÇÖd come up with him. -HeΓÇÖs the son of the beloved Diana, now a full blown married adult man: we watched him grow up, thereΓÇÖs a sentimentality factor here.-His big ass wedding was really popular. Full Story

Bradley Cooper

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2011 14:32:49 November 15, 2011 14:32:49

Arguments for:-ItΓÇÖs been a good year professionally. Limitless did well. The Hangover 2 did very well. -HeΓÇÖs American -HeΓÇÖs now single having (strategically) split from Renee Zellweger who wouldnΓÇÖt have been very popular with the MiniVan Majority as a girlfriend-JLo was dealing with him for about 5 minutes-He would want it. Full Story