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"This gives my family entre into teasing me for the rest of my life," the 34-year-old said of the honor.
The star of the upcoming Green Lantern may have the ripped body of a superhero, but the actor says that maintaining his rock-hard physique is not easy.
"My body naturally wants to look like Dick Van Dyke," Reynolds joked "When I stop training, I turn into a skin-colored whisper."
So how will Reynolds' new title affect his home life? The actor jokes that Scarlett Johansson, his his wife of two years, had better recognize his achievement.
"Now it's going to be, 'Sexiest man, take out the garbage.' That does sound better," Reynolds quipped. "The most difficult part is going to be organically working this title into a conversation with random strangers."
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