Megan Fox not world's sexiest woman: Official

Merely the second most desired, bless her

It's official: Megan Fox is merely the second most sexy woman in the world, according to FHM's annual analysis of just who its readers consider the pick of international females.

For the second year running, the Transformers "actress" must bow to Girls Aloud warbler Cheryl Cole, as must Victoria's Secret model Marisa Miller, who secured third spot.

Megan Fox in Transformers

Bob, this is Megan. Book me a Cheryl Cole makeover, like right now

Trailing this trio of desirables were Frankie Sandford of girl band The Saturdays, Brit model Keeley Hazell and Twilight star Kristen Stewart.

Seventh place went to Kelly Brook, followed in close order by Adriana Lima, Jessica Alba and footballer Peter Crouch's squeeze Abbey Clancy, who round off the top ten.

FHM explains that Ms Cole "simply left the competition standing in their stilettos, coughing in her sexy dust" in this year's vote.

Her winning credentials include "the body, the eyes, the legs, the cheekbones, the hair, that criminally underexposed cleavage", coupled to her "dominance of TV, magazines and websites across the planet" and the ability to "lose 150 pounds of useless flab" - a nice description of former hubby Ashley Cole. ®

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