(PRWEB UK) 20 February 2013
Oscar nominated Hugh Jackman has topped the list as the man British wives would most like to ditch their husbands for. The 44 year old Australian heart throb, who is nominated in the best actor category at this years Oscars for his part as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, was voted number one in the poll of over 3000 members of the UK's leading married dating site IllicitEncounters.com.
Hugh, who has starred in a string of Hollywood blockbusters scored a massive 48% of the female vote making the Les Mis star the most popular with the British ladies. Fellow nominee Bradley Cooper, who is nominated for his role in Silver Linings Playbook came in second with 29% of the female vote. Star of the movie Flight Denzel Washington came in third with 16%.
Daniel Day-Lewis who is on course to win his third Oscar and recently took home best actor at the Baftas for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the Steven Spielberg epic Lincoln only managed 4th place (4%) on the sexy actor poll. Narrowly beating Joaquin Phoenix (3%) who is nominated for his lead role in The Master.
Spokesperson for IllicitEncounters.com Rosie Freeman-Jones said: “Hugh Jackman has been described as the nicest guy in Hollywood, along with having striking good looks. One of our members described him as having a 'heart melting smile', In addition to being a Hollywood heart throb he is also an accomplished musical theatre actor and humanitarian. Men would do well to emulate his attitude and his style which is both smart and yet ruggedly handsome at the same time. Meanwhile, Naomi Watts, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain all have sophisticated styles that appeal to intelligent men and make them icons for women.”
The men voted Naomi Watts who played real-life tsunami survivor Maria Belon in The Impossible as their top choice for a night of extra-marital passion with 41% of the vote. Whilst Bradley Cooper's co-star Jennifer Lawrence came in a close second with 37%. Zero Dark Thirty actress Jessica Chastain garnered 21% of the votes and Amour actress Emmanuelle Riva who at 85 became the oldest person to be nominated for an Oscar came in 4th with 1% of the male vote.
The Academy Awards (The Oscars) will be held on the 24th of February at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles