The naked Solenn: the sexiest woman alive?

The February 2013 issue of Esquire Philippines (Photo courtesy of Esquire)Esquire Philippines seems to think so.

The French Pinay actress-model (and oh yes, singer) appears on the cover of the magazine’s February 2013 issue literally butt naked, with only her tats and a well-positioned arm covering her.

Inside, Esquire devotes 10 pages to Solenn, with “nearly nude” shots taken by photographer BJ Pascual.

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The cover story, written by movie critic Philbert Dy, reads, “We've been seeing a lot of her these days, with ads for vodka, pizza and condos. But we've also been seeing her with a lot less--less clothing, inhibitions, and fear. Sexy has become synonymous with Solenn.”

Indeed, Solenn has not been in the least self-conscious about baring (nearly) all, going toe-to-toe with Lovi Poe as the go-to stars for risqué (but classy) photo shoots. Lovi was featured topless in the December 2012 issue of Rogue Magazine. 

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"It's really hard to know what people mean, anyway," she tells Esquire about being labeled sexy.

More than just baring her boobs

"Like here, when reporters ask me how sexy I'm willing to go, they just mean how much am I willing to show.

"And I'm like, is that it? if I show my boobs, that makes me sexy? I think there are other ways that people can be sexy."

It is this attitude that makes Solenn sexy, the article notes. “It is a cliché, but it isn't any less true. Solenn genuinely doesn't seem to care about being perceived as sexy, and that is what makes her so entirely appealing. It is just her natural state, a byproduct of her actually enjoying what she does for a living.”

For more of Solenn disrobed (and disrobing), check out the behind-the-scenes video of her photo shoot below.. 

Solenn Heussaff poses for a photograph.
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