Steve Carell reacts to being dubbed Hollywood's latest 'silver fox'

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What You Didn’t Know about Steve Carell

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On the red carpet for the premiere of "Despicable Me 3," Steve Carell was asked about how he feels about being named the internet's latest silver fox ("Steve Carell is a Silver Fox and We're Here For It"; "Move Over, Clooney: Steve Carell Is Our Favorite Silver Fox Now"; others).

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And his answer was very on-brand.

"Oh yeah. I am so sick of people just looking at me for my physical attributes. It's just genetic; there's nothing I can do," he told "Entertainment Tonight," joking. "I'm busting with pride. That's very nice."

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Most importantly, however, how does his wife feel about it?

"She knows, she knows. You know — I think she's hot," he said. "That's all that matters."

Steve is married to Nancy Carell. They have a son and a daughter together.

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