On social media, the actor broke the great news to his fans.
“Who’d have thought it! Thank you People all the fans for naming me #SexiestManAlive. Don’t forget to grab your issue this week. I’m honored thankful,” the award-winning actor wrote.
So what did the Thor actor think when he was told he was this year’s cover boy? According to him, total shock.
“I was like, ‘Come on, no way. Really?’” Idria told PEOPLE, adding, “Looked in the mirror, I checked myself out. I was like, ‘Yeah, you are kind of sexy today.’ But to be honest, it was just a nice feeling. It was a nice surprise — an ego boost for sure.”
“I was very tall and skinny,” says the 6’3″ star.
Of course folks flocked to Twitter to congratulate the actor:
Congrats Idris…we’re just wondering what took PEOPLE so darn long.
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