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Sexiest Man Alive
Originally posted 11/14/2012 06:00PM
With the twinkle in his eye and his apple-pie smile, not to mention that fat-free torso, Ryan Lochte is fully-equipped to get anybody's attention. Still, a little extra never hurt.
Meet Carter, a 5-year-old Doberman pinscher and the Olympic swimmer's lady magnet.
"He is a good wingman because he's a beautiful dog," Lochte tells PEOPLE. "Girls come up to me and go, 'Oh my god, where's Carter? He's so good looking!'"
Originally posted 11/14/2012 08:00AM
He may have bared (almost) all of that incredibly chiseled body in this year's Magic Mike but 2012's Sexiest Man Alive Channing Tatum was still modest when he heard the news.
"My first thought was, 'Y'all are messing with me,'" says Tatum, who married actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum in 2009. "I told Jenna after we'd been in the bathtub washing our dogs because they'd gotten skunked."
Says the actor: "She was like, 'What?'"
"Yeah, she calls me [the Sexiest Man Alive] now," he adds. And who can blame her?
Originally posted 11/14/2012 09:50AM
The horse didn't seem to mind, but for the actor, climbing aboard and posing naked was a bit awkward.
"I’m not going to lie. I’ve never ridden bareback on a horse, let alone without pants, so that was new," James Van Der Beek – referring to Tuesday's special Sexiest Man Alive episode of his ABC sitcom Don't Trust the B–– in Apt. 23 – told PEOPLE at Tuesday's GQ magazine's 2012 Men of the Year Party, held at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont.
The episode, in which Van Der Beek ends up as PEOPLE's sexy cover guy after a prank is pulled on the magazine staff by the character Chloe (Krysten Ritter), featured a photo layout of the actor wearing only a shirt as he rides a horse.
Originally posted 11/13/2012 07:10PM
Being a computer geek just got a little sexier.
Oxford Dictionaries announced Monday the Oxford Dictionaries USA Word of the Year for 2012 is GIF.
If you're not familiar with the noun, it is defined as "a compressed file format for images that can be used to create simple, looping animations," according to Katherine Martin, Head of the U.S. Dictionaries Program at Oxford University Press USA.
Originally posted 11/13/2012 11:35AM
James Van Der Beek is sexy and he knows it – but does PEOPLE?
In anticipation of Wednesday's big Sexiest Man Alive reveal, Tuesday's Don't Trust the B–– in Apt. 23 (9:30 p.m. ET/PT on ABC) features a very eager Van Der Beek vying for the coveted title.
During the episode, the actor's pal Chloe, played by Krysten Ritter, storms into the magazine's New York City headquarters and tries to take charge and get Van Der Beek on the cover.
Originally posted 11/13/2012 08:45AM
He's sexy and we know it. And so will you!
Join us for our social media flash mob on November 14, and be the first among your friends to announce this year's smokin' hot cover star for PEOPLE's annual Sexiest Man Alive issue. Find out FIRST who is joining the swoon-worthy ranks of Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, George Clooney and most recently Bradley Cooper.
Click here to sign up to announce this year's winner to your group of friends on Facebook or followers on Twitter. Hmm, is it getting hot in here? Nah, it's just him.
Originally posted 11/09/2012 11:00AM
Exclusive excerpt from this week's PEOPLE Magazine: Nobody has a better time poking fun at himself than James Van Der Beek. So when the former Dawson's Creek star – who plays a fictionalized version of himself on his ABC sitcom Don't Trust the B---- in Apt. 23 – heard that the Nov. 13 episode (9:30 p.m. ET/PT) revolved around his character's quest to be named PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, "I thought it was a funny idea," he says.
Originally posted 11/08/2012 09:30AM
Hot guys, hot moves – this is how we're gearing up for PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive reveal
Originally posted 11/08/2012 09:00AM
Like his sexy moves, then come back Nov. 14 when PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive is revealed
Originally posted 11/05/2012 02:15PM
What turns Julie Bowen on? Perhaps not surprisingly, it's a guy who can make her laugh.
Asked at a charity event on Saturday whom she would pick as PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive this year, the two-time Emmy-winning Modern Family actress didn't hesitate.
"Stephen Colbert!" she replied. "Other than my husband, it's Stephen Colbert. My hall pass. He's just so funny."
PEOPLE's choice for the title will be revealed Nov. 14. Be one of the first to find out.
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