Adam Levine, the judge of the reality singing show The Voice and frontman for the band Maroon 5 was voted "Sexiest Man Alive" by People Magazine last week. He's dating a supermodel, is covered in tattoos and is a huge rock star. A guy called "sexiest man" couldn't possibly be geeky or nerdy right? Wrong. Here are some geeky things to love about Adam Levine
1. Adam Levine Has a Collection of Superhero Underwear
In 2010 Adam Levine said he had extensive collection of "superhero underwear." He even showed his Superman underwear on stage.
His fiancee, Victoria Secrets model Behati Prinsloo, says she doesn't know why he doesn't wear them anymore, but he still has them. "Well, he had an amazing collection of superhero underwear that I really love, but he doesn’t like to wear it anymore. Not Wonder Woman, but there is a Superman. Actually, I took over the whole collection. Now I wear it to go to bed.” Levine said he's "okay with that."
2. E.T. Makes Adam Levine Cry
Adam Levine says his favorite movie is E.T. the Extraterrestrial. Levine also admits he cries at movies and especially E.T.. What self-respecting geek doesn't?
3. Adam Levine Likes to Dress Like Batman
Levine told People magazine, "This is going to sound silly, but my style icon is Batman... Especially the Christian Bale Batman. He's very suave."
4. Adam Levine Loves Freaks and Geeks
1999s cult hit Freaks and Geeks is beloved by geeks everywhere including Adam Levine.
Freaks and Geeks was so incredible. It should have taken over the world.
— Adam Levine (@adamlevine) October 3, 2010
5. Adam Levine Has a Tag Line for Man of Steel
The tag line for the new superman should be "let's try this ooooooonnnne moooooooooore tiiiiiiimmmmmme!!!"
— Adam Levine (@adamlevine) May 23, 2013
6. Adam Levine Hates Star Trek: the Original Series
Geeks argue about which Star Wars and Star Trek is better, but Levine has it figured out.
New school Star Trek is better than new school Star Wars. However, old school Star Wars destroys old school Star Trek. Say that 3 times fast
— Adam Levine (@adamlevine) September 13, 2013
7. Adam Levine's Girlfriend is a Lord of the Rings fan
hairless cat named Gollum. Gollum is a pale hobbit from J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series. What a girlfriend. She's precious.
8. Adam Levine Was on Smallville
The Superman origin show Smallville has a song from Adam Levine's band Maroon 5. The season four episode "Gone" has an acoustic version of "She Will Be Loved."
What do you think about Adam Levine? Is he a true geek? Should he even be "Sexiest Man Alive"?
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