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George Thinks Matt is the Sexiest Man Alive

Apparently George Clooney agrees with me that Matt was shafted from this year's title for Sexiest Man Alive. While you all wish Johnny Depp had won, the prankster Clooney is still campaigning for his friend Matt to win. Poor Matt just wants to be left alone and to keep out of the press. He even told Details magazine that he tries to act boring to avoid overexposure. Still, when George Clooney was named Sexiest Man Alive this year, the first person he thought of was Matt. He said:

"I gotta say, this is a very big disappointment for Matt, because he did run a very good campaign," Clooney jokes in the new issue of PEOPLE. "If you've been around him, you know he's sexy. His eyes pop. They have a twinkle. He's got a good smile. He's quite the dancer. He does rock a Speedo in Ocean's 13.

Clooney, a two time Sexiest Man Alive honoree (a title he shares with Ocean's costar Brad Pitt) says Damon sought his advice, "like a politician would go to Clinton" to find out how be chosen for the cover himself.

His advice: "I think you should go with a snakeskin suit and some mousse and give a sort of up-on-your toes pose." Damon strikes the pose in a photo, provided to PEOPLE by Clooney, taken in November 1997.

"I'm afraid he's going to think that I was using my influence to quietly, secretly take him down," Clooney says. "But really, Matt's got a couple of years left before it's time for him."

George is so funny. No wonder he's Sexiest Man Alive. Let's just hope that Matt isn't holding too much of a grudge over it. In case you want to see that lame pic of Matt dressed in a snakeskin suit not looking too sexy, click here.


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PinkNC PinkNC 8 years
Umm, why are dudes expressing "right off" who they think is the sexist man too them. Didn't it say it right out, that he was thinking about Matt...Mmm. I don't know any male friends that would boldly look to the other and "Hey man,you know you could be the sexist dude in Anerica right about now". Huh. LOL.
SexyLaugh SexyLaugh 9 years
Who is the real George Clooney? When I read his comments, I perceive them as insincere and smug. He has been joking about Brad Pitt and other Ocean's cast as "sexiest alive" for years. I've heard it; it's no longer witty or fresh. I agree, he is good looking and has magnetism. But to me, he's not sexy, because he is insincere and distant. Being real, now THAT'S sexy.
pink_magnetism pink_magnetism 9 years
I want to go to that cocktail party too :)
BostonChick BostonChick 9 years
I love Matt, but I'm not sure he's the sexiest man alive. But I do know that there is no way George is! I'm still baffled by that decision.
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 9 years
ima u dirty girl lol
mels mels 9 years
LOL, Ima. That's definitely not just you! :drool:
katy katy 9 years
I agree with George, Matt Is the hottest and sexiest man right know.
Imabeliever Imabeliever 9 years
I would love to be part of that inner circle.. George, Matt and Brad would be a kick to throw back a few with.. then have a hot 4 way... but maybe thats just me :) Return Suri immediately or face the consequences Earthlings!
Vanilla-Bean Vanilla-Bean 9 years
I love Matt. I have always thought he was hot.
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 9 years
hahahaha will do indeed!!!!!
mels mels 9 years
I love that George has such a great sense of humor. Dreamy. Sweet C, when you get that cocktail party arranged, please send me an invite! (I'll wear whatever color toenail polish you want me to.)
H0T-Tamale H0T-Tamale 9 years
i don't find Matt attractive at all
Ghana_Princess Ghana_Princess 9 years
why? uh why? does matt damon scare me? no disrespect to anyone but i dont think he is sexy at all neither do i find OLd man clooney sexy, or Tom Cruise....but Wentworth Miller? Terrence Brown? Taye Diggs? Channing Tatum? i cud eat them...soooo sexy..i gues different folks different strokes
JustMe21 JustMe21 9 years
No, I can't agree with George. I don't find Matt attractive. George definatly had the right to win.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 9 years
LMAO at the snakeskin pic! I love when POP adds us all in her posts! George is hot hot hot and what a sense of humor! LOVE him!
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 9 years
id give my right foot to have cocktials with the cast of oceans 11 .. they are too cool for scholl the whole lot of them.. even yes ahem brad
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 9 years
He does a little bit. I :love: ray liotta!
letter2elise letter2elise 9 years
Matt looks like Ray Liotta in that second pic!
Sica Sica 9 years
Between Matt and George I pick Matt. ________________________________________ ♥ Love me or hate me, don't be impartial ♥
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 9 years
I'm still all for Johnny. But, if not Johnny, then i GUESS George.. & never Matt.. *sorry matt lovers, i just don't see the appeal* :P
bluejeanie bluejeanie 9 years
i think it would be so fun to go to a cocktail party with george clooney and matt damon. they seem like real charmers (especially george!) hehe, my husband has a man-crush on george clooney and i think it's great!
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