Patrick Dempsey has been deemed People’s Sexiest Man Alive! Though he’s really always been America’s heartthrob playing Mc’Dreamy… I mean Dr. Derek Shepherd. “I’m glad it’s happening at this point in my life,” says Dempsey. “It’s nice to have the recognition, but gives me the platform to use it for something positive.” He’s taking the opportunity to promote the Dempsey Center, a support center he founded for cancer patients in honor of his late mother. He also recalled the moment he found out that he would be Sexiest Man Alive saying “I was completely shocked, and then I started laughing, like, this is a joke, right? I’ve always been the bridesmaid!” His upcoming film “Ferrari” (which has received an interim agreement from SAG-AFTRA amid the actors’ strike) is set to be released on Christmas Day.
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