20 Things That Make Benedict Cumberbatch Smile His Heart-Breakingly Perfect Smile

We’re dying here.

1. Hats.

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2. No, really, hats.

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3. Hats make Benedict very happy.

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4. Especially when he’s wearing one while hanging out at the Chelsea Flower Show with his mum. <3 <3 <3

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5. Bow ties also please him.

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6. Wow.

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7. Glasses. Presumably because he knows they’ve increased his hotness by about 105% when we didn’t even realise it was possible for him to be hotter.

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8. He also likes wearing a suit and going to the Oscars.

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9. (A brief interval for you to pause to take a moment just to die at the perfection here.)

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10. Open collared shirts bring him a kind of pensive happiness which is just as incredible.

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11. See?


12. *Frantically fans self*

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13. He rather likes a cup of coffee.

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14. And proudly clutching awards.

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Awards for being the world’s sexiest man. Or something.

15. Also, annoying the paparazzi. Wearing a hat, obvs.

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16. Look how happy he is when he spots his fans!

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17. And when he’s posing for a selfie!

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18. And hanging out with cabin crew.

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19. Or wearing sunglasses and braces. The perfect combo.

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20. And finally, saluting like an absolute boss.

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Benedict, we will forever worship your smile.

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Ellie Woodward is a senior celebrity reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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