'Safe House' Star And Former Sexiest Man Alive Ryan Reynolds Weighs In On Ryan Gosling Controversy

It may not afford a trip to Disney World or a little gold man, but People magazine's annual Sexiest Man Alive proceedings are a contentious contest, nonetheless.

To wit, when "The Hangover" star Bradley Cooper earned the auspicious title over 2011's Golden God Ryan Gosling, fans took up arms, launching online protests and even going so far as to picket outside of People's Time Inc. headquarters. So when our own Josh Horowitz caught up with 2010's Sexiest Man Alive, Ryan Reynolds, at the "Safe House" junket, he had to get the hottie's take on the situation.

Surprisingly (or perhaps not), Ryan was completely unaware of the kerfuffle. "I did not hear about this," he said, after joking that he was now on the Sexiest Man Alive lecture circuit. "Are you kidding?"

After Josh reassured the star that it was not, indeed, a joke, Ryan was at a bit of a loss as to whose side to take in the debate.

"They're both incredibly sex men," he admitted. "What they should have done was a cover on the front and cover on the back."

Good-looking and a peacemaker? Do we have a future two-time title holder on our hands? Watch your back, George Clooney.

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