Honestly, I don’t know what People Magazine is smoking. Sure Bradley Cooper can speak French, big whoop. And yeah, he isn’t completely unattractive; I mean his face is pretty symmetrical. But has anyone over there ever heard of a certain someone named RYAN GOSLING?!?! Sure, they named him a runner-up and have the teeny tiniest photo of him on the cover, but I mean 2011 was his year of sexiness.
Let’s review, shall we.
Some men play superheroes on the big screen, but this summer Ryan Gosling was a real hero breaking up a street fight in NYC. It even led some people to wonder what other fights the guy from The Notebook could break up. Take that United Nations. Pretty sexy.
Ryan can totally laugh at himself. Watch him reinterpret some Hey Girl postings. Aww, is he blushing? Totally adorable.
We all know Ryan Gosling is a feminist so it’s no surprise that he loves his mom, his sister, his female costars. Basically he loves all women, but in a totally non-creepy way. Ryan told The Independent, "I think like a girl... I was literally raised by my mother and my sister. And I just feel like I wouldn't know how to think any other way. My sister was my best friend and my hero growing up. Because I was home-schooled I didn't have a lot of friends and I did ballet, which was always just girls. All of that had an effect on my brain.” This video also proves he really knows how to wear a suit. Am I drooling?
He loves kids, double awww. Oh a man who can commit, is there anything sexier? Rhetorical question, of course not.
“I’m not that good looking,” Gosling told The Chicago Sun Times. “I think I’m a pretty weird-looking guy.” Are you kidding me? Has he ever seen himself? Luckily, I’ve seen him and I know he’s just being modest. I mean he even looks good as a pancake. Modesty is the perfect quality for the winner of the annual prize. A prize that has previously gone to other disbelieving attractive men like George Clooney, a good friend of Ryan’s. Have you seen the meme of Ryan giving George a wet willy? Oh the playfulness! How totally sexy.
Now I know I’ve got a lot of ladies who will join me on Team Gosling, but I guess there could be some other people out there who also possibly deserve accolades for trying to be as sexy as Ryan. Maybe.
Who gets your vote for the Sexiest Man Alive?
Pancake photo by Katherine Kaines for The Famous.