"Why do we have to kill the old one?" he'd asked once.
"Why can't he just…retire, or go away, or…why does the new Sexiest Man Alive have to kill the old one at all?"
"Haven't you answered your own question?"
"So just because of the stupid title, because it's the Sexiest Man Alive? That's why we do it? Because of tradition?"
"The tradition has been good to you. You would do well not to scoff at tradition older than your family's name, just because you're squeamish."
"I'm not squeamish," Chris said.
I guess we should be glad Hiddleston hasn't been chosen. Yet.