Sexiest Man Alive 2021: Ant-Man Paul Rudd Beats Captain America Star Chris Evans; Marvel Fans React

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People's Sexiest Man Alive 2021 was named and it was no other than Paul Rudd. A week before the announcement, there were rumors that Chris Evans would get the title. Apparently, it was a battle between the two Marvel superheroes, and Ant-Man beat Captain America this time.

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Paul Rudd On Being The Sexiest Man Alive 2021

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In his interview with People, Paul Rudd considered himself as a husband and father. He enjoys hanging out with his wife of 18 years, Julie, 53, and their kids, Jack, 17, and Darby, 12.

The Clueless actor said he never told anyone about his new title aside from his wife. She was "stupefied" after hearing the news. Rudd said his wife giggled and said something very sweet to him.

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"Oh, they got it right," his wife told him. "And that was very sweet. She was probably not telling the truth, but what's she going to say?" Rudd said.

When it comes to the title, Rudd doesn't want to make a "false humility." He admits that "there are so many people that should get this before me."

Several netizens were happy about the result. Many of them were rooting for Rudd because he wasn't aging.

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One netizen shared a clip where a lady was asked to choose between Paul Rudd and Chris Evans and the lady choose Rudd because "he's not aging." To her shock, she wasn't aware that both gentlemen were around at the time.

"I am totally ok with Paul Rudd being the sexiest man alive this year. He’s a fun, cute, and charming dude so," one netizen tweeted after hearing the news.

"I have no objection to Paul Rudd being named sexiest man alive. That wholesome gem has been fine for decades, let him get his flowers," another added.

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Chris Evans Fans Were Still Rooting For Him As The Sexiest Man Alive 2021

There is no doubt that Paul Rudd deserves the title. However, many will also agree that his fellow Avengers star Chris Evans is as sexy as him.

Last week, multiple sources confirmed to Page Six that Evans is People's Sexiest Man Alive in 2021. Evans fans were only waiting for the official announcement because they knew he deserved the title. So, many of them were sad that the title went to Rudd.

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Several Twitter users agreed that Rudd is sexy but only second to Evans.

"I love Paul Rudd. Doesn't everyone? But how can he be the 'Sexiest Man Alive' when @ChrisEvans exists?" one wrote.

"Paul Rudd is the sexiest man alive? he’s obviously one of those lizard Hybrid aliens who don’t age. So he might actually be the sexiest man in the galaxy after @ChrisEvans," a second user commented.

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"Chris Evans does not need the title of “sexiest man alive 2021” cause he has been [the] sexiest man alive since forever, thank you very much," a third fan added.

For you, who is the Sexiest Man Alive between the Avengers stars? Will you go for Captain America star Chris Evans or Ant-Man actor Paul Rudd? Let us know!

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