Which, yeah, I'll allow it.
But there's a pretty good explanation for his crowning, and it's a tweet from earlier this year that went viral.
This was the tweet:
Patrick Dempsey attends a photocall for the movie "Ferrari" at the 80th Venice Film Festival. pic.twitter.com/s3p5mMi1Xl
— @21metgala (@21metgala) August 31, 2023
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Those two pictures from the Venice Film festival went super viral.
We're talking over 15,000 reposts!
I keep coming back to this post. Really cannot believe how handsome this man is, yooh! https://t.co/k1WnjqO7lY
— T (@thabi2you) September 1, 2023
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It was like everyone had their McDreamy sexual awakening all over again.
Elisabetta A. Villa / Getty Images/Twitter: @chaiandbiscuit_
Horny internet people immediately took notice.
Elisabetta A. Villa / Getty Images/Twitter: @juicyfatcoot
"Salt & pepper & oozing with hotnesssss," this thirsty person said.
Salt & pepper & ooozing with hotnesssssss 🔥🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/1VU7AcGuvV
— LtERipley (@WalkingAllegory) September 1, 2023
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"I would eat ur armpit hair," another said.
patrick dempseyyyy i would eat ur armpit hair https://t.co/cV3OZzrM0J
— emily o ♡ (@emilyoujbara) September 1, 2023
It was at this moment that he reclaimed his title as the public's favorite DILF.
— tita (@ghostinYonce) September 1, 2023
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There's no denying People Magazine saw these pics back in August and called it right then and there.
there’s no way y’all can look at these pictures and be confused on why he was named “sexiest man alive” https://t.co/eeROVPaa3C
— hailey (@thacurlyaries) November 8, 2023
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"That's it, contest over!" —People.
This is what got Patrick Dempsey that People’s Sexiest Man Alive title 🤭 https://t.co/6oyBr6fjuO
— Allie (@Golden_Josette) November 8, 2023
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