Prince William has apparently been declared the World’s Sexiest Bald Man, according to new research.

Longevita, a cosmetic surgery company that did the research, declared the prince garnered the term ‘sexy’ a whopping 17.6 million times online. As a result, he emerged tops, defeating other renowned public figures.

Prince William with his wife, Princess Kate Middleton at a past event.

Mike Tyson took second place with 8.8 million tags while Michael Jordan rounded up the top 5 with 5.3 million mentions online. Russian president, Vladimir Putin barely missed out on the top ten after garnering 2.2 million comments.

Immediately the news of the ranking went viral, Twitter users rushed to the social media app mostly to disagree with the positioning. Fans of actor Stanley Tucci appeared the most vocal and were not impressed with him missing out on the list.

“Stanley Tucci, I will avenge you,” wrote one user. This tweet received instant endorsement as more than 7000 retweets. Other names that stood out in the Twitter debate included Shemar Moore, Pitbull, and Jason Statham.

Actor Stanley Tucci

Dwayne Johnson also waded into the conversation by demanding a recount. However, he didn’t push the recount to increase his chances but rather to justify why Larry David should have been given the crown as the World’s Sexiest Bald Man.

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All in all, it seems baldness has attracted new obsession and everyone looks forward to who will dethrone the Duke.

Here’s a complete list of the top ten hottest bald men globally:

  1. Prince William – 17.6 million
  2. Mike Tyson – 8.8 million
  3. Jason Statham – 7.4 million
  4. Pitbull – 5.4 million
  5. Michael Jordan – 5.3 million
  6. Floyd Mayweather – 4.3 million
  7. John Travolta – 3.8 million
  8. Bruce Willis – 3.3 million
  9. Dwayne Johnson – 2.6 million
  10. Vin Diesel -2.3 million