Idris Elba, People's Sexiest Man Alive, Wants You to Vote

Sergio Cunningham
November 6, 2018

Even Shelton himself didn't take People's choice too seriously.

He told People magazine: "Life isn't about thinking about what you should have done". "Like, wow, we're down to somebody who is somewhat symmetrical".

"And my name was Idrissa Akuna Elba, OK?" he said. You know, sort of reading someone's vibe.

Next up for Idris Elba is the Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs and Shaw, which is now filming.

Well, it looks like People did listen to the public after all when choosing 2018's victor. The phrase "Sexiest Man Alive" was trending following the announcement. He shortly afterwards tweeted a response, in which he got a little political.Who'd have thought it!

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He added that China would not stop efforts to promote an open world economy and will be a stable engine of global growth. Ma made the comments at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) held in the Chinese commercial hub of Shanghai .

"I was like, "Come on, no way", the 46-year-old told the publication.

"People really think of "sexy" beyond physical appearance-although that certainly helps", editor-in-chief Jess Cagle told NBC 4 NY three years ago.

"It's fantastic, I'm really, really happy with that". I was like, "Yeah, you are kind of sexy today". "It was a nice surprise - an ego boost for sure." he said.

Revealed on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon', Elba appeared via satellite link to talk about his newest accolade. He played first-string football, basketball, cricket, hockey and rugby at his all-boys school, but says he, like most people, went through an awkward phase. "My mum is going to be very, very proud".

The actor, who's now filming Hobbs and Shaw (but not the next James Bond movie), showed off the goods on Monday's The Tonight Show with a series of smoldering poses.

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