The Internet has responded to PEOPLE's congestion by Idris Elba as its Sexiest Man Alive for 2018 – and the…
The Internet has responded to PEOPLE’s congestion by Idris Elba as its Sexiest Man Alive for 2018 – and the answer is through the roof.
Elba is the 33th Sexiest Man Alive of the People, who joins a long list of Hollywood’s hottest, starting with a 29-year-old Mel Gibson in 1985, and last year’s election Blake Shelton. Recent winners include The Rock, Channing Tatum and David Beckham.
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His disclosure was made on Monday evening’s episode of Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon where Elba said. “It’s amazing! I’m really, really happy with it. Thank you so much PEOPLE magazine to make me the sexiest man in the world. My mom will be very, very proud.”
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Fans of Thor actor, 46, were quick to share their tension on Twitter.
Others were happy Elba was named the sexiest man lived just before the middle of the election.
Some of his famous friends were also on hand to support Elba, with The Real s Loni Love tweeting, “Congratulations boo !!!”
Elba also tweeted after the great revelation and wrote: “Who would have thought it! Thank you @ people and all the fans to name me # SexiestManAlive . Do not forget to grab In your problem this week, https://bit.ly/2OpbsSV. I’m honored & thankful. What’s even more important is your voice in the middle of the election. Your voice can make a difference! “
This week’s cover story tells Elba that he could not believe he had become the sexiest man Alive.
“I was like,” Come on, no way. Really? “Says the actor.” Looked in the mirror, I checked myself out. I was like, “Yes, you’re kinda sexy today. & # 39; But to be honest it was just a nice feeling. It was a nice surprise – an ego boost for sure. “
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