April 12, 2021

Who's Hottest?


Who's Hottest?
Some things never go out of style. Press Office of the President of Russia.

If you think Putin is the only Hottest Man in Russia, think again.

Sure, he’s pretty hot. So hot he’s gotten the most votes as an individual in the “Handsomest Man in Russia” showdown two years in a row, recent reports show.

So hot, even, that Leonardo Dicaprio apparently once said he might play Putin.

But is Putin really the Hottest Russian Man of 2021 when he took only 17% of the lady vote this year, and 18% of women claimed there is not a single good-looking guy in all the Federation?

Can he be the studliest when more Russian men – a healthy 19% – believe they themselves are the cutest critters in the cuddlebox, and only 18% voted for Putin?

If we can agree that each man who voted for himself is aiming for some collective ideal – the “Real Russian Man 2021” – we might rather name this Uber-Russian the true victor.

Like the Russian men of the 90’s who used to sport maroon jackets, drive Mercedes or BMWs, and fling their money around in flashy nightclubs and on fancy girls. Or like the gopniki, the bear-wranglers, the ice-bathers, or Putin's competing monolith, Ramzan Kadyrov.

Sexy, right?

 

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