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3:49 pm - 05/30/2012

Benedict Cumberbatch doesn't think he's sexy

Benedict Cumberbatch insists he's "barely the sexiest man in [his] flat", let alone the world.

The British actor was voted the world's hottest man in a newspaper poll recently, ahead of soccer hunk David Beckham and teen idols One Direction.

Despite the coveted title, Benedict remains coy about his newfound status.


"I don't know about being the sexiest man in the world. I am barely the sexiest man in my flat and I'm the only guy living there," he joked to British newspaper The Sun, the publication behind the poll.

"It makes me laugh because I see all the faults - I have spent 35 years of my life with myself. But I am very flattered. I don't know how else to take it but to be flattered and giggle."

Benedict attended the Baftas at London's Royal Festival Hall over the weekend. He was nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes but lost out to Dominic West, who was honoured for his role as serial murderer Fred West.

Benedict is glad he doesn't get cut-throat during awards seasons.

"It is enormously exciting to be here. It is a hot day and there is hot competition," he said. "Thankfully I am not a competitive person - you have to be a little bit for acting roles but you try to kid yourself they are not competition, otherwise it drives you mad."


sheriffgraham 30th-May-2012 07:59 pm (UTC)
he looks kind of like an earth worm.
erin_chupacabra 30th-May-2012 08:01 pm (UTC)
Well, if they ever make a live action Earthworm Jim film...
vivisexion 30th-May-2012 08:02 pm (UTC)
lol so accurate
filmorejive 30th-May-2012 08:02 pm (UTC)
omg he does o.0
thewunderland 30th-May-2012 08:05 pm (UTC)
omg, live action version of earth worm Jim. I see it!
simplychristina 30th-May-2012 08:11 pm (UTC)
lolol
missmonkeydust 30th-May-2012 08:22 pm (UTC)
Earth worm Jim, he's such a groovy guy.
Earth worm Jim, he rocket's through the sky.
andthenwevomit 30th-May-2012 08:28 pm (UTC)
OMG LOL
quiet_storm 31st-May-2012 06:53 pm (UTC)
He has some way to go before achieving a physique to rival Ew Jim.
judgmental 31st-May-2012 10:35 pm (UTC)
yes omg omg
simplychristina 30th-May-2012 08:12 pm (UTC)
He looks like the closest to a human cat person there is, IMO.
maroontalic 30th-May-2012 08:19 pm (UTC)
i see it
anime_fanatic19 30th-May-2012 09:06 pm (UTC)
your icon is too cute! from where is it?
kwikimart 31st-May-2012 02:42 am (UTC)
ia

he definitely looks like he lives underground

this is even better than the lizard theory!
vigwig 1st-Jun-2012 04:38 am (UTC)
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