John Legend has been named People’s “Sexiest Man Alive.” The magazine announced that the “All of Me” singer would hold the title awarded last year to actor Idris Elba, a comparison he poked fun at.
“1995 John would be very perplexed to be following 2018 @IdrisElba as #sexiestman alive,” he said on Twitter. “Hell, 2019 John is about as equally perplexed but thank you @People for finding me sexy. I’ll take it.”
“I was excited, but I was a little scared at the same time because it’s a lot of pressure,” he said. “Everyone’s going to be picking me apart to see if I’m sexy enough to hold this title. I’m also following Idris Elba, which is not fair and not nice to me!”
— John Legend (@johnlegend) November 13, 2019
Legend’s wife Chrissy Teigen shared multiple posts celebrating the announcement
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) November 13, 2019