Hangover star Bradley Cooper has been named People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2011 – joining the illustrious ranks of Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon and a host of other A-listers who have taken home the prize.
In addition to his “dazzling baby blues and killer smile,” People magazine praised Cooper for his ability to cook, speak french fluently, and his closeness to his mom, Gloria.
Upon hearing of his newest accolade, Cooper’s first thought was, “‘My mother is going to be so happy,’” the mag quoted him as saying.
Bradley’s humility was another quality that added to his appeal, People said.
“I think it’s really cool that a guy who doesn’t look like a model can have this,” Cooper, 36, told the magazine. “I think I’m a decent-looking guy. Sometimes I can look great, and other times I look horrifying.”
In addition to being humble, the Limitless star also is currently single.
After a split with Renee Zellweger in March, rumors have swirled about Bradley’s love life, including reports that he’s dating Jennifer Lopez, something he denies.
”[I’m a] single 36-year-old male,” Bradley told People. “If you’re a single man and you happen to be in this business, you’re deemed a player. But I don’t see myself as a ladies’ man.”
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