News Channing Tatum Crowned as 'Sexiest Man Alive' By Robert Pace 5:30 AM PST, November 14, 2012 PEOPLE Channing Tatum has been announced as this year's Sexiest Man Alive by People. Last year's Sexiest Man Bradley Cooper relinquishes the crown to the 32-year-old actor, who probably swayed People's panel with his skin-showing performance in this year's Magic Mike. VIDEO: First ET Interview: Channing Tatum"My first thought was, 'Y'all are messing with me,'" Tatum said to People. "I told Jenna (his wife) after we'd been in the bathtub washing our dogs because they'd gotten skunked." In his interview for the honor, Tatum also discusses his future plans for children with wife Jenna Dewan, whom he married in 2009."I'm ready; I think she's ready," he said. "The first number that pops into my head is three, but I just want one to be healthy and then we'll see where we go after that."