Robert Pattinson keeps ‘world’s sexiest man’ crown

07:00 01 October 2012

Robert Pattinson has been named the World

Robert Pattinson has been named the World's Sexiest Man for the fourth year in a row. File picture: Ian West/PA Wire

Hollywood heartthrob Robert Pattinson has kept his place as the world’s sexiest man despite a troubled last few months.

Glamour’s 10 Sexiest Men of 2012 (last year’s placing in brackets)

1. Robert Pattinson (1)

2. Tom Hiddleston (new entry)

3. Johnny Depp (3)

4. Michael Fassbender (31)

5. Benedict Cumberbatch (33)

6. Robert Downey Jr (re-entry)

7. Taylor Lautner (2)

8. Paul Wesley (59)

9. James McAvoy (14)

10. Henry Cavill (15)

The British-born Twilight star, 26, has been hit by his former girlfriend Kristen Stewart’s admission of an affair with Snow White And The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders.

The pair are now said to be rekindling their relationship.

Pattinson has now topped Glamour’s list of the 50 sexiest men for the fourth year in a row. More than 40,000 people took part in the poll.

Fellow British actor and Avengers Assemble star Tom Hiddleston is second, followed by Pirates of the Caribbean actor Johnny Depp.

Prometheus star Michael Fassbender is fourth and Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch is in fifth place, up from 33 last year.

The top 10 is completed by Robert Downey Jr, Twilight star Taylor Lautner, The Vampire Diaries’ Paul Wesley, Scottish star James McAvoy and Immortals actor Henry Cavill.

One Direction’s Harry Styles is at 21 followed by his bandmates Zayn Malik (27), Niall Horan (34), Louis Tomlinson (48) and Liam Payne (77).

The top 50 also includes David Tennant, Colin Firth, and Doctor Who star Matt Smith.

David Beckham comes in at a lowly 46, while Justin Bieber, who slips two places from last year to 49.

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