Captain America aka Chris Evans has been named as People’s Sexiest Man Alive. The man who was called ‘America’s Ass’ in Avengers: Endgame by Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man has followed Paul Rudd’s tenure as People’s Sexiest Man Alive. Fans and netizens have been thrilled at Chris’ honour and so are several celebrities who have reacted to the news with thirsty, angry and complimentary messages.
Celebs like Taika Waititi, Octavia Spencer, Dwayne Johnson, Topher Grace, Simu Liu, Amy Sedaris, Yvette Nicole Brown, Garcelle Beauvais, Justin Long, Devon Sawa, Josh Gad and several others reacted to Chris bagging the title.
And we KNOW this!
— yvette nicole brown (@YNB) November 8, 2022
This morning I ran to the newsstand, holding my breath all the way that this might be the year. But no. Everyone says “Maybe next time” but you don’t know how hard it is to be this sexy and not be recognized for it. Screw you @people https://t.co/NeXg8YBCeH
— Topher Grace (@TopherGrace) November 8, 2022
Chris Evans is lucky I pulled out of the race.
— devon sawa (@DevonESawa) November 8, 2022
Responding to the title, Chris said that his mother would be happy for the title but he can expect to be bullied among friends. Reacting on being named 2022's Sexiest Man Alive by People, he told the magazine, “My mom will be so happy. She's proud of everything I do but this is something she can really brag about.” However, he was quick to add that his close friends may make fun of him over the title. He said, “Really this will just be a point of bullying. It's ripe for harassment.”
— The Late Show LIVE (@colbertlateshow) November 8, 2022
Chris Evans shared his reaction on bagging the title during his appearance in a video shown on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The video also showed Dwayne Johnson interacting with him after the win and made Chris understand how he deserves to share the title with him.