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Published: Wednesday November 12, 2014 06:00 AM EST

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The Texan's reaction to being named Sexiest Man Alive? "Wait until you see the roles I could take after this," he joked to PEOPLE. "You're going to see my gut hanging over, plus 22 [lbs.] It'll be a whole new kind of sexy!"