Rudd earned the honour from Folks Journal, which was unveiled in an prolonged comedy sketch of “The Late Present with Stephen Colbert” Tuesday night time.
Colbert put Rudd by a collection of “sexiness” assessments, together with a bodily examination, a Westminster Canine Present-style judging spherical, and photograph shoots as a building employee and monk, to indicate off whether or not he may make something horny.
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 advised Rudd he “examined damaging for horny,” 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 lined his mouth earlier than being topped, given flowers and a beauty-pageant banner studying, “SEXIEST MAN ALIVE.”
“I imply I’ll lean into it arduous. I’ll personal this. I am not going to attempt to be like ‘Oh, I am so modest.’ I am getting enterprise playing cards made,” Rudd advised the journal.
Rudd stars in Sony’s “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” which is slated to hit theaters later this month. He additionally starred in “Function Fashions,” which he helped write, and held a function function as Mike Hannigan on the hit sitcom “Mates.”