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THE 'PILLOWTALK' VIDEO DROPPED
Sure, he wasn't allowed to sing about sex in One Direction, but Zayn Malik more than made up for lost time with his steamy first solo single, and the PDA-filled music video that somehow managed to do the impossible: Make both Zayn and Gigi Hadid even hotter than they already are.
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IDRIS ELBA WORKED OUT SHIRTLESS (A LOT)
In 2016, Elba decided to train to become a fighter, and as a result, he spent many, many sweaty hours in the gym. And because he's a kind soul who wants to ensure that we're all happy, he chronicled all of those sweaty gym sessions with many, many shirtless photos of himself, post-workout. Thank you, Idris. Thank you.
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CHANNING TATUM LAUNCHED THE MAGIC MIKE STAGE SHOW
Tatum is dedicated to giving the people what they want — and since what they want is always abs, he decided to launch the Magic Mike Live show in Las Vegas, to bring those abs to the people. Oh, and did we mention that Tatum himself promised to strip down and make an appearance onstage?
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THE FIFTY SHADES DARKER TRAILER DROPPED
We have three words for you: That. Shower. Scene. Actually, we have one more: Damn.
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ZAC EFRON STILL COULDN'T FIND HIS SHIRT
Fact: There is no single person in Hollywood more committed to the act of shirtlessness than Efron. In 2016, he did pretty much everything — completing crazy athletic obstacle courses, running along the beach, working out, Scuba diving and having makeup applied — all without wearing a shirt for even one second. For that, Zac, we salute you.
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EDDIE REDMAYNE GUSHED ABOUT BEING A DAD
There's only one thing that can make an already hot guy even hotter: Have him gush about being father, and thus make us all picture this beautiful man holding an equally beautiful baby in his arms.
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JUSTIN BALDONI HELD ALL KINDS OF ADORABLE SMALL CHILDREN
Or, you know, just go the route that the Jane the Virgin star took and actually give us photographic proof of that glorious sight. Swoon.
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DRAKE AND RIHANNA GOT DOWN IN THE 'WORK' VIDEO
We're pretty sure that the flames emoji was invented purely to express the way that Drake looked at Rihanna.
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ORLANDO BLOOM WENT PADDLEBOARDING IN THE NUDE
Completely and totally nude. Because when you're beautiful and on vacation, pants are simply a suggestion.
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CHRIS HEMSWORTH INSTAGRAMMED EVERY SHIRTLESS MOMENT
If you don't currently follow Hemsworth on Instagram, you need to start following him right now. You need more shirtless Thor in your life — trust us on this.
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BONUS: JOHN LEGEND AND CHRISSY TEIGEN RECREATED THE 'ALL OF ME' VIDEO
And honestly, the moment was possibly even more romantic — and steamy — than it was three years ago.
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