Ryan ReynoldsAnd Josh Gad both have a lot of feelings about Paul Rudd being crowned PeopleThe 2021 “Sexiest Man Alive” poll.

For Gad, the title—which was unveiled by Stephen Colbert on CBS’ The Late Show on Tuesday, Nov. 9—evoked an emotional response of disappointment, then acceptance.

“If it meant I could lose to somebody, I would love to be with Paul,” said the author. FrozenActor wrote on TwitterSharing an image from the front cover of Rudd magazine.

Reynolds was asked by the BBC to comment on the news. Today show on Wednesday, Nov. 10, he shared that he was “very excited” about Rudd’s newest accolade but added with his trademark wit that he believed “this opportunity will be wasted on [Rudd]Like so many others before him, he is also a great leader.”

The following steps can be taken to prevent this from happening: Red Notice actor—who held the title of People‘s Sexiest Man Alive in 2010—took the time to impart a bit of hard-won wisdom.