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Get ready to be roasted, Rob Lowe

One of TV's handsomest men is about to take the hot seat in this year's big Comedy Central roast, which will film in Los Angeles and will air later this summer. 

"Rob Lowe is handsome, talented, successful and handsome. He needs to be roasted," Comedy Central president Kent Alterman said in a statement. 

"What a thrill to once again be following in Justin Bieber's footsteps," Lowe said in his own statement. "I look forward to a night of hilarious jokes recycled from the James Franco Roast. I would like to express my gratitude to the members of my family who have passed away and therefore will not have to endure what promises to be a very special evening."

Comedy Central announced the news on Twitter, saying "From Chiseled to Shattered. Get ready Rob Lowe, the #LoweRoast is coming this summer." 

Lowe retweeted the news and added, "They called me chiseled. How could I say no? #LoweRoast" 

No roasters have been announced yet, but perhaps we could expect an appearance from one of the cast members from Lowe's recent and beloved but sadly canceled Fox series The Grinder, which often featured Lowe basically roasting himself with help from Fred Savage, William Devane, Timothy Olyphant, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, and Natalie Morales

We would also like to suggest placing a call to Lowe's fellow handsome mens' club member John Stamos, or any of his castmates from The Outsiders, St. Elmo's Fire, The West WingParks and Recreation (think Chris Pratt is good at roasting?), or one of the other many shows and movies Lowe has been a part of over the years. 

Last year, Comedy Central roasted Justin Bieber with help from Kevin Hart, Hannibal Burress, Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Shaquille O'Neal, Pete Davidson, Natasha Leggero, and Will Ferrell. James Franco was roasted in 2013, with Seth Rogen serving as roastmaster. 

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