2017 nightmare

People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ is another white guy with a homophobic past. GREAT.

There are 3.8 billion men who currently inhabit this spinning rock we call Earth, give or take a hundred million or so.

But only one can be called the “Sexiest Man Alive.”

People Magazine has been bestowing the honor upon a male-identifying creature once a year since 1985.

Some choices have stood the test of time better than others…

The first award went to Mel Gibson. Yikes.

Brad Pitt nabbed the title in 1995 and 2000. Oh la la.

Denzel Washington and Dwayne Johnson are the only two non-white men to get the call-out from People


But hey, it’s 2017 and People just had another chance to select the man of their choosing.

You know — supposedly the sexiest of all the 3.8 billion men on the planet.

So who did they go with?

Why it’s none other than country musician and The Voice star Blake Shelton!

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And while we’re sure there are those who find the 45-year-old star to be sexy, everyone can basically agree that he is most certainly not the “sexiest man alive.”

Case in point:

But the problem goes even deeper if you consider some of the tweets that Shelton has fired off over the years:

People are justifiably pushing back against the endorsement: