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Channing Tatum: 'People' Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2012!

Channing Tatum: 'People' Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2012!

Channing Tatum has been given the super prestigious title of this year’s Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine!

“My first thought was, ‘Y’all are messing with me,” the 32-year-old actor shared with the magazine upon hearing the news. “I told [wife] Jenna after we’d been in the bathtub washing our dogs because they’d gotten skunked. Yeah, she calls me [the Sexiest Man Alive] now.”

“The first number that pops into my head is three, but I just want one to be healthy and then we’ll see where we go after that,” Channing said about having kids one day. “It’s really easy for us guys to say, ‘I want like 15 kids.’ Jenna will be like, ‘Well you better get another wife!’”

Other actors to receive the honor include Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Hugh Jackman, and last year’s pick, Bradley Cooper.

Be sure to pick up Channing‘s People cover, on newsstands this Friday! Bigger cover inside…

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  • ness

    no way, so many finer good looking guys then him.

  • WhatATool

    Chris Hemsworth should be on the cover, so glad I canceled my sub. to People years ago. that big chin chick from Friends was in every issue

  • sammy

    lol no.

    he seems like a really nice guy and he’s fairly attractive but no way in hell is sexiest man alive.

  • cari

    Ugh. People Magazine wouldn’t know sexy on a GOOD day. Christian Bale is clearly the hottest guy in LA and Hollywood. But you’d never see him on their so-called ‘list’ because he doesn’t suck corporate cock. And that’s an actual quote.

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  • Marky

    @Joanna: No! Ryan Goslin is soo boring, plus I don’t find dry cracked lips sexy at all. and to make it worse, he has an obsession with big nosed blonde women. Yuck!

  • Marky

    Chris Hemsworth should be next years sexiest man!!!

  • Nicole

    Good Choice People!!! Can’t wait to get my issue!!!

  • wahtehfack

    this is ridiculous

    gosling or chris hemsworth should it be

  • ladyb


  • AMY

    Hell nawh, Brad Pitt looks better than him even though he’s old. There’s a lot of people in the real world who are way hotter than him and he gets all the fame and glory!

  • solecito

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This is just a PR campaign for Channing. He’s easy on the eyes, but my choice is ROBERT DOWNEY JR.

  • Marky

    @Marky: I had to come back here and apologize. I meant to say that Ryan Reynolds is boring, not Ryan Goslin. I love Ryan Goslin!!!!

  • She

    Robert Pattinson

  • jess

    Seriously? He looks like my lesbian friend. She’s probably sexier too.

  • lc

    are y’all crazy!? or lesbians? he’s gorgeous!

  • QueenFan

    Johnny Depp should be the winner!!!

  • kris

    they should cut his face

  • thele

    are u kidding! he is soooooooooo hot!!! *reallydeservesit*

  • thele

    come on you hater-kids, grow up! this is not sexiest boy alive, this is sexiest man alive and he IS sexy an manly, wich really doesn´t mean to look boyishly perfect, but to have some edges…makes him even sexier!

  • SpecialK

    I respect Channing because he is a good family man now. But he used to work as stripper in real life, and for me that is not sexy, is just cheap, ok? so the “Sexiest Women Alive” for People Magazine is going to be Coco Austin? tacky as hell. Gerard Butler might be an indecent man but this is not the “decent man alive” but the sexiest, and besides Gerry never worked as a stripper before.

  • LaCroix


  • Alice

    not my type at all, besides, he can’t act.

  • the_boyfriend

    bloat face, no thanks.

  • Heather

    Wow, are you guys blind?! He’s a perfect choice.

  • loli

    Jensen Ackles & Chris Hemsworth .. Hell even Eric Dane is more sexy than him!

  • katherine

    he is handsome plus all the other good positive qualities rolled into one package–my choice,too

  • katherine

    not only is he handsome, he has all of the other good positive qualities rolled into one winning package–my choice, too

  • Cath

    Channing is hot, I do agree ! But when are they going to crown Ryan Gosling ?

  • uh huh

    Tom Hiddelston better be in this issue.. *sniffles*

  • uh huh

    @loli: You had me until Eric Dane.

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  • Frida

    ew no

  • JJ

    I think he is sexy, because he is faithful, kind, and seems like an overall good down to earth guy. Thats something I find extremely sexy in a guy. Plus he is a really good looking guy :)

  • pearls to pigs

    my slightly uncooked custard is more exciting to watch than this guy

  • Lili

    @Buzzy: Where do you work???

  • Fefe

    Why him ?
    I mean..this isn’t the TeenChoiceAwards’ Male hottie category !!
    He may be ”not too hard to look at” , he’s faithful loves his wife and all of that , but when I hear the word Sexy, other names come to mind : Ryan Gosling , Chris Hemsworth, Matt Bomer ,Christian Bale , Adam Levine , Michael Fassbender and the list goes on …!
    IMO the sexiest man alive should be someone : Smart, Attractive and talented> ( not overrated )

  • Emma

    The only thing interesting about this is the hilarious episode of Don’t Trust the B about it.

  • B

    I’m sure Channing is a nice guy and everything but I never understood his appeal. Also where is JGL? He had a big year and is literally praised in every movie he’s in. I guess People hasn’t seen his Ignition cover, or his SNL monologue.

  • Arie


  • KissThis

    YES!!! Couldn’t agree more! He is the sexiest man out there right now.

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    Ryank Gosling got jerked.


    You guys’ taste is in your mouths. Channing is totally hot and doably sexy. Does he have a compelling personality? No. Is he brimming with deep and intellectual thoughts? No. Is he a brilliant actor? Uh, no. Is he a sexy male bimbo? Uh, YES!

    If they include Justin Bieber in the list, however, then the whole thing is totally rigged….

  • Kris

    For me the sexiest man will always be my Australian Husband, Chris Hemsworth!

  • Really?

    Channing Tatum? Really?

    Come on People Magazine, where’s Henry Cavill, Tom Hardy, Chris Hemsworth, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Keanu Reeves, Christian Bale, Robert Downey Jr., Misha Collins, Charlie Hunnam, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Milo Ventimiglia, Zachary Quinto, Adam Levine, Andrew Lincoln?

  • Juicy Lucy

    So, People mag went from Frencn Vanilla sexy to just plain vanilla sexy.
    Channing has less appeal than Bradley Cooper. Why not John Stamos, Chris Hamsworth or Tom Hardy?

  • danielle

    Unbelievable choice. I like Tatum, but he is definitely not the most sexiest man on the planet. Not even close. I wonder how much his people paid People for this “honor.”

  • smile

    He’s hot in cool jock kind of way. But he’s not THE hottest. What does this mag have against RDJr.?

  • Missy

    I’m so happy for Channing. I’ve been a fan of his since the beginning of his career and I’ve met him once a few years ago and he was so humble and an angel to me. But I understand if everyone isn’t going to agree with People magazines choice, but I don’t believe every woman ever agreed to every single sexist male alive issue because we’re individuals who have different taste men.

  • Jessie

    We all have opinions that matters only to ourselves. I do not find this man sexy or even good looking. He looks ok, but I don’t find him the least interesting with or without clothes.