For the readers of AskMen.com, the guy who made the biggest impact this year and most shaped "what it means to be a man of influence in 2012" isn't a real man at all. He's fictional. (And he's not alone: Christian Grey from "Fifty Shades of Grey" was named the 13th most influential man of the year.)
AskMen: Top 49 Men of the Year
After a month-long public voting process on the website, AskMen.com's users voted James Bond into the No. 1 spot. Bond's having a great year already, what with the 50th anniversary of his first film, and the new Bond movie, "Skyfall," arriving in November.
Trailing 007 in second place - a position he's surely not used to - is Olympic champ Usain Bolt. Bill Clinton, Seth MacFarlane and Joseph Gordon-Levitt fill out the rest of the top five.
President Obama just barely misses the top 10, coming in at No. 11 on AskMen's ranking of influence, while Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was at No. 24.
And while Kanye West was closer to the middle of the pack in terms of influence - he arrived at No. 31 - he does have the distinction of being the only man to land on the Top 49 Most Influential Men list for all seven years of its existence.
The rest of the top 10 include Jimmy Kimmel at No. 6; Elon Musk at No. 7; Frank Ocean at No. 8; Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger tied for No. 9; and Ryan Gosling at No. 10.
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I guess if your Gay then that's O.K.
I think Batman/Bruce Wayne should have gotten it. F*k, did this guy even watch the Nolan film-noir?
James Bond, who hasn't even released a movie in 2012 yet...........oh yes, me smurt.
Much obliged. Now I will shake it, not stirr it.
I bet if his head got squished that do do would squirt out his ears.
i don't think he's attractive at all.
Most influential man of all time is Prophet Muhammad
Muhammed Ali was a pretty good boxer, but a prophet? I think not.
EAT MORE PRUNES
Did this guy even watch the Dark Knight Rises? How is Batman not influential this year at all?
Seriously? This is a list from AskMen, not Ask15yearoldboys
The Bond's mentality works the same way in every movie:
10 Kill other men
20 Sleep with their women
30 Go to 10
Says something about that webpage's readership.
I like dem zipper-heads and I like dem spiks. I like da fairies and I like den chink-ers. I like da jig-a-booos and I like dem jew-boyz....I love em all but....get the f out of my face!!!!
the only placed i heard the word Bond this year were in commercials.
seriously this is kind of insulting
after all the things that have happened in 2012 you put bond?
i dont know maybe...
this is just some joke.
bull. i say product placement.
2012 most influential man – maybe he should run for president.
They call me the Sockman...u know I be a fruit! I been packin dat fudge for years now! Any of you ho-mos wanna party down and get bizzy??? Drop me your digits
Isn't there anyone out there who loves James Bond and all the classic films and Bond music, cars, gagets,stunts.Can you tell I want to talk Bond.I guess I need to go on a Bond chat line. Whoas me, I'm craving Bond chat.What will I do.(The Spy who Loved Me)
I am positively thrilled Bond made the no. 1 spot. Sean connery& Roger Moore will live on forever.(never Say never again)
You know how you tell you're not funny? When you're the only one laughing at your jokes.
You talking to me? Got a problem with somebody with an opinion that happens to be different from yours? You keep dragging politics into your comments. I don't think anybody grabbed your phone & posted your comments, did they? You invite ridicule. Sorry the air is so thin up on that republican pedestal that you stand on. Must be clouding your thought process. Bwahahahaha
I can't believe someone sh!t on my kitchen floor again...
I used to get constipated before test but now I eat prunes like my grandpa. Prunes jeep you good and regular. Plus prunes are brain food. They are loaded with vitamins and fiber that help you be smarter.
You should listen to your grandfather. He is wise. Prunes are nature's miracle food.
People shouldn't study so much. I heard it makes you constipated.
baseball scores and back to the books....bye.
you seem to say what about many times a day.are you gay woman or do have a penis–just curious
What about me?
too skinny–i need a stage left asap
What about our president? What wasn't he on the list or number one? I bet this list was made up by whiiiiiitey.
He should be on the list of most incompetent people of the year. A real loser
Steve....Make sure your put yourself on the list of incompetent people...at least the President does something, instead of wasting their time on something like this.
What, no Big Bird? Figured the liberal sheeple would be all over that
Only a conservative would bring that up. I'm sure if big bird could, he'd love to flip you & Romney the big bird, though. Get a grip Sukkman. lmao
Howard Stern #1. Now excuse me while I take a large steaming dump.
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