Rudd earned the distinction from Folks Journal, which was unveiled in an prolonged comedy sketch of “The Late Present with Stephen Colbert” Tuesday night time.
Colbert put Rudd via a sequence of “sexiness” assessments, together with a bodily examination, a Westminster Canine Present-style judging spherical, and picture shoots as a building employee and monk, to point out off whether or not he may make something attractive.
It culminated with Rudd pouring a gallon of water over his head, “Assist me, I am drowning in sexiness.”
After all of the assessments, a serious-looking Colbert informed Rudd he “examined adverse for attractive,” and because the actor started to stroll away in obvious disappointment after thanking Colbert for the chance, Colbert and a roomful of individuals wearing white lab coats start to clap.
“There’s nothing sexier than humility … and also you handed!” Colbert mentioned, “Paul, you are the sexiest man alive.”
“I am the sexiest man alive?!” Rudd exclaimed in shock as he coated his mouth earlier than being topped, given flowers and a beauty-pageant banner studying, “SEXIEST MAN ALIVE.”
“I imply I will lean into it arduous. I will personal this. I am not going to attempt to be like ‘Oh, I am so modest.’ I am getting enterprise playing cards made,” Rudd informed the journal.
Rudd stars in Sony’s “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” which is slated to hit theaters later this month. He additionally starred in “Position Fashions,” which he helped write, and held a characteristic function as Mike Hannigan on the hit sitcom “Associates.”