Robert Pattinson Tops World's Sexiest Man List

Thu, 19 August 2010 04:54:13 ET

Robert Pattinson Tops World's Sexiest Man List
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For the second year running, the 'Twilight' hunk leads the Glamour's 50 Sexiest Men list and beats other actors starring in vampire-based productions, such as Taylor Lautner and Ian Somerhalder.
has been named the world's sexiest man. The "" hunk has topped Glamour's 50 Sexiest Men poll for the second year running, after fighting off stiff competition from other actors starring in vampire-based productions.

The top five was dominated by "Twilight" actors, with 18-year-old , who plays Jacob Black, the werewolf love rival to Robert's character Edward Cullen in the hit film franchise, in second place, and Xavier Samuel and placed fourth and fifth respectively. The hunky trio were rivaled by "The Vampire Diaries" star , who was voted third in the survey, proving that women can't get enough of men with fangs.

Glamour's acting editor Charlotte Duck said, "Women are attracted to vampires because of the element of danger that comes with them. They are the ultimate bad boys, and women want to tame the beasts." The list, which was compiled from over 50,000 votes by readers of Glamour.com, also included many shocks, with many attractive stars being placed further down the list than in previous years.

dropped from second place to sixth, while soccer star slipped from fourth down to 21st. Hollywood legend only reached position 35 on the list, while , and , who have scored highly in the survey in recent years, did not even feature.

Glamour's top 20 Sexiest Men of 2010:
  1. Xavier Samuel




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