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Penelope Cruz named Sexiest Woman Alive

The award-winning actress topped Esquire magazine’s annual list of desirable famous females, leapfrogging her ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’ co-star Scarlett Johansson, 29, in the process.

In an interview with the magazine, the 40-year-old Spaniard explained how her movie roles have evolved over the years, saying she ”couldn’t be less interested in drama now”.Penelope Cruz 06Penelope – who is married to fellow actor Javier Bardem, with whom she has two children – explained: ”I’ve made it hard for me sometimes, especially in my teens and twenties. I had an attraction to drama.

”Most of us have that, especially if you are an artist – you feel like you are tempted to explore the darkness. I could not be less interested now. For me, the most attractive, charming, cool, fun, interesting thing – how could I call it? A plan.”

Penelope was comfortable talking about the way her career has progressed through the years but was less forthcoming when it came to her personal life, saying: ”That is for us.”

Previous recipients of the title include Angelina Jolie, Rihanna, Halle Berry and Charlize Theron.Penelope Cruz 05

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  1. What? They took it away from my Scarlett?
    Emm…lemme console myself by re-blogging, biko.
    *mourns for Scarlett*

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