Idris Elba Is People's 2018 Pick for 'Sexiest Man Alive'—Finally.
We been knew.
People Magazine's announced who is gracing their cover for the 2018 'Sexiest Man Alive' issue—and it's none other than everyone's fav Idris Elba.
Who'd have thought it! Thank you @people & all the fans for naming me #SexiestManAlive. Don't forget to grab your i… https://t.co/87L7wf7k2T— Idris Elba (@Idris Elba)1541480593.0
Although he's the 33rd man to achieve the superlative, we're content that people (pun intended) are finally putting respeck on his name.
Elba received the news on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Monday night, check out his reaction below.
Jimmy Unveils People's 2018 Sexiest Man Alive youtu.be
"My mum is going to be very, very proud," he says.
Folks on Twitter affirmed that we aren't the only ones who were thinking 'water is wet' when the news broke, but still proud all the same.
Idris is #SexiestManAlive Us... https://t.co/0fr1TZoaON— DKT (@DKT)1541480916.0
People: Idris Elba is the #SexiestManAlive Me: https://t.co/ij4rsKc41j— Hanii (@Hanii)1541481070.0
Remember when People named Blake Shelton the sexiest man alive? Idris was the sexiest man alive then too. https://t.co/2njMt0Vm5i— Evette Dionne 🤷🏾♀️ (@Evette Dionne 🤷🏾♀️)1541481486.0
Y’all see Uncle Idris putting on for the brothers in People Mag✊🏿🙌🏿— Broderick Hunter (@Broderick Hunter)1541489396.0
To think Blake Shelton was #SexiestManAlive before Idris Elba. For Shame https://t.co/mOgmavYyfY— Emm. (@Emm.)1541483181.0
people acting like we didn't already know idris elba was the sexiest man alive https://t.co/QyiAyo6L46— alex(is)⚡💜 | got kastle? (@alex(is)⚡💜 | got kastle?)1541480834.0