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He’s accepted awards for it. He’s talked about it ad nauseum. He’s taken crap for it from fellow coach on The Voice Blake Shelton. But Adam Levine continues to discuss his “Sexiest Man Alive” status in his signature (and oh-so-cute) self-deprecating way. The latest discussion came as the Maroon 5 frontman sat down with Ellen DeGeneres to discuss the burdens of being People’s 2013 coverboy, his bad housekeeping habits, and the really weird thing he did to fiancée Behati Prinsloo while she slept!

"Do you feel different? Do you feel an obligation to act differently?" Ellen asked about his new title.

"Yeah, actually. I take it very seriously,” he said sarcastically. "No, actually not at all. It's funny, it's kind of funny, right? It's amazing. You don't ever think that's actually going to happen and then it does and then it's really trippy."

He admitted that his fianceé and his parents had some — eh — interesting reactions. Behati was apparently not impressed.

“[She] burst into laughter. Keeping me humble as usual,” he said with a smile.

Meanwhile, his parents took a sense of pride in his “Sexiest Man” status.

“My mother ... she asked me very sweetly if that makes her the sexiest mom alive. Which is really cute and also kind of weird. And I said I guess so. And my father just said, 'You're welcome, son.' "

Adam dished a bit more on his fiancée, saying that both he and Behati are extremely messy (but not dirty, per se). So perhaps his latest ad for his clothes collection at KMart isn’t that far off from real life.

They also have both recently become addicted to Candy Crush (join the club!) — so much so that when he’d broken his own phone (“a story for another day,” he says), he used Behati’s thumbprint to access her phone to play... while she slept.

“I needed to buy more lives!” he explained.

Seriously — could this guy get any cuter? We think not.

Source: USA Today