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Robert Pattinson is voted the world's sexiest man

Published by Esme Riley
Published on 1 October 2012

Robert Pattinson has been voted the world's sexiest man for the fourth year running.

Robert Pattinson is voted the world's sexiest man

The Twilight actor - who split with girlfriend Kristen Stewart in July after she admitted to cheating on him - beat the likes of Johnny Depp and Ryan Gosling to take the title.

Robert Pattinson
Film actor, TV actor, Musician
born 13/05/1986

Fellow Brit Actor Tom Hiddletson is awarded second place in the Glamour magazine 2012 poll, while Pirates Of The Caribbean star Johnny takes third spot.

Robert Pattinson selling home

Michael Fassbender is in fourth, Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch is fifth and in sixth place is Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Pattinson is voted the world's sexiest man

The top 10 is completed by Taylor Lautner, Paul Wesley, James McAvoy and Henry Cavill.

Harry Styles is the highest ranked One Direction singer at 21, followed by Zayn Malik at 27.

Robert Pattinson is voted the world's sexiest man

David Beckham only manages number 46, while Justin Bieber just scrapes into the "50 sexiest men" poll at 49.

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart

It's good to see that 26-year-old Rob's very public heartbreak this summer hasn't dwindled his female following.

He moved his belongings out of the home he shared with Kristen, 22, after photos emerged of her in a passionate embrace with Snow White And The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders, 41.

Kristen said in a statement at the time: "I'm deeply sorry for the hurt and embarrassment I've caused to those close to me and everyone this has affected.

"This momentary indiscretion has jeopardised the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I'm so sorry."

Rob is now said to have forgiven Kristen and taken her back on a "trial basis" - and no doubt she'll be keen to ensure she keeps her sexy man this time.