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Ryan Gosling, Channing Tatum

4. "Sexiest Man Alive" backlash Last year it was Bradley Cooper, and this year it was Channing Tatum. Both years Ryan Gosling was robbed -- at least, according to angry fans who protested the choice for People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive." It proved that Goslings following hasn't shrunk a bit since 2011's epic debate. On the bright side, Gosling and Cooper seemed to have put it all behind them , so here's hoping we see a similar burying of the hatchet between Gosling and Tatum in 2013.

2012 Year in Review: Top 5 Ryan Gosling moments

The past year was no disappointment whenever Ryan Gosling was involved.From vintage footage to saving lives to colouring books, 2012 provided us with plenty of Gos fodder. --Carly Maga