There’s been a little controversy on the interwebs over himbo Channing Tatum winning the title of People’s Sexiest Man Alive over Ryan Gosling and I want to come to Tatum’s defense.
Let me make something perfectly clear: Given the choice between Ryan Gosling and Channing Tatum, I will take Ryan Gosling. Every single time.
But if I was on the editorial board at People magazine, I’d vote for Tatum as Sexiest Man Alive. (An aside: Can’t they call it “Sexiest Man of the Year?” To use the word “alive” suggests that last year’s winner got really fat and/or died.)
And here’s why:
1. Channing Tatum loves the ladies and the ladies love him back. I’m not saying that just because he used to be a stripper and this year made Magic Mike (whose release date will be a national holiday in my home from this year forward.) He also does drippy, PMS-approved romance films like The Vow and Dear John. The guy may as well own stock in the Lifetime Network at this point. There’s something to be said for a man...