Michael B Jordan named '2020's Sexiest Man Alive', Internet says it's 'only thing that made sense this year'

Jordan replaced John Legend who was announced the 'Sexiest Man Alive' of 2019 by the publication and he accepted that the honor is a 'cool feeling'


                            Michael B Jordan named '2020's Sexiest Man Alive', Internet says it's 'only thing that made sense this year'
Michael B Jordan (Getty Images)

‘Black Panther’ star Michael B Jordan has been crowned as 2020's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. With critically-acclaimed performances in ‘Fruitvale Station’ and ‘Creed’, the actor was revealed as this year’s winner on Tuesday, November 18, night on ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

The actor appeared on the late-night talk show dressed in a yellow biohazard suit. He revealed his identity after removing his helmet, which had a smiley face. He said he learned about the honor during a call from his publicist while driving with a friend. 

Jordan replaced John Legend who was announced the “Sexiest Man Alive” of 2019 by the publication and he accepted that the honor is a “cool feeling”. “You know, everybody always made that joke, like, ‘Mike, this is the one thing you’re probably not going to get',” he said. “But it’s a good club to be a part of,” Jordan tells the magazine. 

Other recent winners include Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, Idris Elba, Adam Levine, Channing Tatum and David Beckham.

Actor Jimmy Wong posted a tweet saying, “Michael B Jordan BEEN the sexiest man alive for a while now.” Another fan wrote, “Michael B Jordan was named People’s Sexiest Man Alive and with that being announced, I am going to bed finally agreeing with People on this. Thank you.” “I told Maddie tonight the sexiest man alive was gonna be Michael B Jordan and I was right might have to play the lotto tomorrow,” wrote another.



 

 



 

 



 

Bringing another perspective on the table, a user believed there shouldn’t have been the passing on of this honor this year at all as this is a year of pandemic: “Why are we doing sexiest man alive this year. no one is sexy this year. there's a global pandemic.” the user added, “fine i'll say it: it feels like michael b jordan is being robbed by having this happen to him in a pandemic year.”



 

 



 

A user posted cover pictures of the People Magazine with cover pictures of previous years’ sexiest men with a hilarious caption saying, “Really just glad it’s not a judge on The Voice. Unless this means Michael B Jordan will be a new judge....” Was that a potshot against John Legend? A fan of the actor deemed the event as the “only thing that made sense this year” as she wrote, “Michael B Jordan being named People’s Sexiest Man Alive is the *only* thing that’s made sense this year.”



 

 

 



 

The 33-year-old Jordan said to ABC News that the women in his family are “definitely proud of this one.” He credits his entire family for supporting him throughout the years. “When my grandmother was alive, it was something that she collected, and then my mom naturally reads it a lot and my aunts as well,” Jordan said. “This is one that they’re definitely going to have a special place for.”

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