Johnny Depp has pulled off the Sexiest Man Alive twofer. Now, PopEater agrees that Mr. Depp is indeed one sexy hunk of man meat, but why is he making his second appearance on PEOPLE's list just now? It seems like there are some very strong contenders out there that Depp, who has been absent from the Hollywood scene for awhile, beat out for the award (paging Mr. Pattinson).

Could his relative elusiveness have contributed to his sexy status? Mystery and unavailability always lure the ladies in. Our experts weigh in after the jump.