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‘Cosmopolitan’ Magazine Fun Fearless Males Awards

Mandarin Oriental Ballroom. March 1, 2010. By Bennett Marcus

Are you prepared to give your acceptance speech tonight? “This is like my Oscar speech here. To be honest, I’m surprised I wasn’t nominated for an Oscar. I mean, did they see Ugly Truth? Did they see Gamer? But I have the honor of presenting at the Oscars, and I had this genius idea that I was going to record it on my DVR, and then just watch it backwards, and then I’m going to feel like I won. Who’s going to know the difference?” —Gerard Butler

Kellan Lutz

Are you honored that Cosmopolitan named you a Fun Fearless Male? “I have been campaigning for this award my entire career. I used to have a No Fear T-shirt in high school, so I’m very grateful for this honor. It’s much better than last year, when I won the Cynical and Anxious Award from the Jewish Journal.” —Josh Schwartz

Catt Sandler

What don’t you understand about women? “Everything. We’re walking in the dark.” —Ed Westwick

Callie Thorne

What do you learn by reading Cosmo? “I like the sex-position tips. They actually work for the G-spot. That one where they put you on pillows, and then you twirl around — it’s fascinating. And then they tell you that as you twist around, you’ll find the spot better and better. They’re actually right.” —Dr. Oz

Chris O’Donnell

What does fun and fearless mean to you? “For women, fun and fearless is kind of, you know, having the balls to get on a surfboard and fall over and laugh about it. Whereas for a guy, fun is kind of a bit of a lame word — it’s like, I want my hairdresser to be fun. But fearless for a guy is things like Jason Bourne, which ultimately means that you think I’m Zohan.” —Stephen Moyer

Caitlin Moe

What don’t you understand about women? “Women that claim that they want the truth, and then you give it to them and they kill you for it. That I’ve never gotten, and probably never will.” —Ne-Yo

Kita Williams

What’s the most fearless thing you’ve ever done? “Recently I jumped off this 60-foot roof with a cable for my show [Vampire Diaries]. They asked me if I wanted a stunt double, and I said no. So that’s kind of fearless, I suppose. And dumb. And it hurt my groin.” —Paul Wesley

D.J. Mia Moretti

How do you select the fun fearless males each year? “I’d love to admit that it was a really scientific process, but a lot of it is just who we love at Cosmo. Sure, they’re fun, fearless males, but we want guys who are good at what they do, and look good doing it. And it’s not more scientific than that.” —Kate White, Editor-in-Chief, Cosmopolitan

Nathan Fillion

How does getting this award compare to winning a football game? “This is definitely a nice honor, one of the best awards that I’ve received. This is going to be sort of like my Super Bowl for the year. I’ve had rough year in Buffalo, so this is by far the best thing that I’ve gotten.” —Terrell Owens

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