Former Sexiest Man Alive Ben Affleck Thinks Channing Tatum Deserves The Title: He's An 'Extremely Sexy Man'

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Ben Affleck arrives at the GQ Men of the Year Party at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on November 13, 2012 -- Getty Premium

Ben Affleck was crowned People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive back in 2002 - an honor bestowed on Channing Tatum for 2012 - and the "Argo" star thinks the title was definitely given to the right man.

"I think [Channing] is [deserving], and always has been," Ben told Access Hollywood of the coveted title, at the GQ Men of the Year party in Los Angeles on Tuesday. "He's a very good guy and an extremely, extremely sexy man.

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"I mean, what else can you say? Have you seen 'Magic Mike'? I think that said it all!" he added, with a laugh.

Both Ben and Channing were also included in GQ's Men of the Year list, and Ben said he's content with his cover photo for the men's mag.

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"I never really like pictures of myself," he told Access regarding the cover. "But, you know, at least it's not horribly embarrassing, which is what I'm always worried about."

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