So what makes him so sexy? Let us count the ways: He has a Georgetown education. He speaks fluent French. Come on, he’s close to his mom!
“The first thing I thought,” after learning of his newest honor, he tells People, “was, ‘My mother is going to be so happy.’”
Cooper has a quite a resume, too. He drunkenly stumbled his way into our hearts as a pretty-boy best man in “The Hangover” movies, but he’s also made the rom-com rounds in hits like “Wedding Crashers,” “Valentine’s Day” and “He’s Just Not That Into You.”
“I think I’m a decent-looking guy,” says Cooper. “Sometimes I look great, and other times I look horrifying.”
Oh Bradley, there is no need to be humble.
However, not everyone is happy about the People pick. HLN’s Facebook page was overrun with anti-Bradley sentiments like “Yuck!” and “Bummer!” (Ed. note: Yuck?! Really?)
In fact, there seemed to be a strong Twitter lobby for another blue-eyed contender: Ryan Gosling.
Buzzfeed got on the Gosling bandwagon, too, with a post called 63 Reasons why Bradley Cooper is not the sexiest man alive, which is just 63 pictures in a row of, you guessed it: Ryan Gosling.
Of course, Bradley Cooper does have his supporters:
So do you think Bradley is really the "Sexiest Man Alive?" Let us know in the comments below!