Kelly Clarkson expressed her shock and approval upon learning that Patrick Dempsey had been crowned People's 2023 Sexiest Man Alive. She jokingly questioned why he had never received the honor before and complimented his "great hair." Clarkson also mentioned Blake Shelton, the 2017 winner, in a playful manner. Dempsey, who is 57 years old, is the second oldest star to earn the title. Meanwhile, Clarkson herself has been generating attention for her recent weight loss transformation.