Matt Damon Wants Hugh Jackman to Repeat as Sexiest Man Alive

Matt Damon Wants Hugh Jackman to Repeat as Sexiest Man Alive
Matt Damon and Hugh Jackman
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updated 07/03/2009 at 05:00 PM EDT

originally published 07/03/2009 05:00PM

The political season is over, but Matt Damon is still on the campaign trail, pushing for PEOPLE's reigning Sexiest Man Alive Hugh Jackman to take the honor again this year.

"Maybe he can be the first to do it back-to-back," says Damon, 38, who gave up the title to the X-Men star last year. "I'll start campaigning for that."

Damon also has ideas on who should not be up for consideration: His Oceans 11 cast-mates George Clooney and Brad Pitt, both of whom have been Sexiest Man Alive twice.

"It would be absolutely intolerable, so, no, I don't want either of those guys to three-peat," he joked while attending the Ante Up For Africa poker fundraiser Thursday in Las Vegas's Rio Hotel.

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