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Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People 2011 Revealed

Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People 2011 Revealed

Barbara Walters has unveiled most of her 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 list!

Making the cut: Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian, Simon Cowell, Derek Jeter, Donald Trump, Katy Perry, Pippa Middleton, and Modern Family stars Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

The person who took the top spot on the list will be announced during Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011, a 90-minute special airing December 14 on ABC at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.

WHO DO YOU THINK will be number one on Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating list?

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  • huh

    What? Kardwhorians fascinating? The world has just ended. O_o Shame on you, barb!

  • Kardashians who*e

    seriously what the hell is so fascinating abt those Kardashians fame who*e and the fugly looking old hag Pippa Middleton?

  • chelsea

    Catherine is ten times more intriguing than Pippa! Come on Babs, get with it here.

  • Badda Bing

    You have got to be kidding me??!! Who did the Kardashian’s pay off this time?? Why can’t those Fame-whores just GO AWAY!

  • Dobbi

    Who cares….awful line-up.

  • Alicia

    I would have thought Princess Kate but since Pippa is on the list, probably not. Maybe Beyonce?

  • Acer

    I don’t understand why EVERY f’cking media outlet, including Barbara Walters, is kissing up to the Kardashians. What does that say about the society? The scum at the bottom of the barrel is being sold as gold these days.

  • stoppp

    guys its about who got most press.mentions etc this year. I loathe the Krapdashians just as much as anyone else but sadly ppl keep watching their horrific shows and clicking on their links, look at their twitter followers!!!!!!!!! more than most legit celebs. Its gross Americas fascination with these pseudo celebs. STOPPPP! when there show is replayed on E all day, turn it! When you see a link with one of their ugly names in it, dont click!!! please if we stop, they will soon go away. (paris hilton anyone? lol)

  • bruce

    boring list of so-called “fascinating people” 12/14 I’ll watch the grass grow

  • bethf

    While not put quite so crudely as some, there is truly nothing fascinating about the Kardshians or really any of the people on this list. Pippa Middleton is fascinating? Why, because she has a sister who will be queen? Donald Trump is fascinating? why? Because he has the world’s worst combover and is self-aggrandizing? The Kardshian sisters are self-promoting, self-involved, and incredibly uninteresting and irrelevant young women who are three of the least fascinating people on the planet. There is so little here to be interesting in and even less reason to watch – Barbara, it is time to let it go.

  • kiki

    The kardshians are facinating people because they do not good and still get paid very well thanks to a stupid/dumb society

  • wtf

    Barbara Walters should just retire already..

  • danielle

    Yes, time for Barbara to retire. There are so many truly fascinating people out there and she chooses Trump, the Kardashians, Derek Jeter????

  • Rocky

    @wtf:

    I SO AGREE!!

  • Rocky

    @wtf:

    I SO AGREE!!

  • Rocky

    THE WOMAN HAS LOST HER OLD FART MIND!

  • Badda Bing

    I think they got it wrong in the Bible. I think “K” is the mark of the Beast instead of 666. I would not be surprised if they were each born with a big K on their big arses.

  • Bing

    Lady gaga will of course make number one

  • martha

    This list is really ludicrous.

    But by way of explanation, Baba Walla only includes people on her list who agree to cooperate for interviews. The K’s? Fame hos… all the way.

    I will not watch.

  • Manny

    Wow… how sad that the Kardashian PR wh*res are considered fascinating. Time to cart Babs off to the nut house!

  • Ladyb

    I have a feeling the No1 spot will be either Jennifer Aniston, Angelina Jolie or Justin Beiber. But I so agree with Danielle (#13)

  • BigFoot

    Kartrashians? Are you kidding me? Baabaa so wants to be young again, but she just lost a ton of viewers by putting them on her list! I love Eric & Jesse!

  • wild

    This is absolutely disgusting. When will they fad into oblivion like Paris?

  • katie

    While I’d like to think those dumb wh*res the Kardashians read what people say about them (I don’t really know anyone who has had anything nice say about them on the internet) and feel like the lowlife scum they are, I think they are really just laughing all the way to the bank and that is just infuriating.

  • Dc

    I think michelle bachman will take the no. 1 spot. Just because of her publicity she gets throughouut the year.

  • http://stonersrule.com stoner kola

    I’m more facinated by scientists and engineers that can make the world a better place, not annoying b**ches that like to get pissed on.

  • Nugget

    i bet its that dbag beiber

  • hola

    I think its casey anthony

  • SoSSS

    OLD ASS BARBRA WALTERS NEED TO RETIRE. SHE IS THE OLDEST SLUT IN HOLLYWOOD WITH AN EATING DISORDER!!!!! I CAN’T STAND THAT OLD CROW WITH 4 STRANDS OF HAIR IN HER EMPTY HEAD. AND THE KARDASHIANS? OF COURSE, WALTERS WOULD CHOOSE THEM. I AIN’T WATCHING ANYTHING THAT HAS TO DO WITH THE OLDEST WHORE IN THE WORLD OR THOSE FAKE ASS SLUTS!

  • AddisonDeWitt

    Well, it’s official: Barbara Walters has OFFICIALLY jumped the shark. I will never, ever watch any Barbara Walters product again.

  • Gabe

    Define “fascinating”. In this context I think it means “over-hyped”. I’m not surprised that KK&K are on the list. They either payed their way in or Babs has lost all credibility, both plausible theories – and the only thing fascinating about Donald Trump is his hair.

  • Jasmine

    Barbara Walters is a f***ing joke and has been for a while. Didn’t she include that Jersey Shore trash on her list last year? And the Kardashians are on it now? She has a retarded idea of what makes a person FASCINATING and deserving of attention…SHE just wants the high ratings. Get the geezer off TV.

  • http://www.petalsmetals.com Annie

    I count 10 people in the list above. So is it the 11 Most Fascinating People of 2011? None of those listed interest me whatsoever.

  • loony

    its Gabrielle Giifords she got shot this year, and I think there is a book out on her out now

  • http://www.trendrabbit.com/ wata

    Khloe Kardashian sets world record with six minute nipple slip on Fox News Live http://www.trendrabbit.com/2011/06/khloe-kardashian-sets-world-record-with-six-minute-nipple-slip-on-fox-news-live/

  • ali

    i love derek jeter !!! so handsome and classy
    go yankees :)

  • lexi

    I think JJ got the title wrong, it should read Barbara Walters’ Least Most Fascinating People

  • ROSE

    WTF are you kidding Barbara, there who you came up with… Sad sad world..

  • Irena

    Now. I lost all respect for Barbara Walters!! Kardashians? Why? WHY, Barbara!!!!!! You disappoint me….. Sad…

  • lala

    I can smell that something is going wrong in US….
    Don’t get me involved in your stupid mockery!

  • Mo

    Of course the number one has to be Kim kerdashian. who else imagine if she choose Khortney…

  • Rocky

    @ali:

    ME TOO!! He’s humble and a total team player. I’m a Cubs fan and can honestly say that Derek is THE MAN!

    I don’t like Barbara, never have. She needs to fly away far away and spend her money with Joan Rivers. I mean, look at those two. They’ve had so much work done on those faces in a few years they’ll have no eyes or noses to speak of. Barbara has LOST her mind!

  • sewe

    Pippa who? I’ve never understood or participated in the hoopla about that plain who cares girl……………..And Kim Kardashian did some bad things but she was NOT fascinating. Dam Barb!

  • LisaLipps

    Kim K is the most laughable person of 2011. Hands down.

  • Riley

    Re the Kardashians… A disgusting choice – this family is toxic….No Talent, No Manners, No education – Fame is nothing but a result of the dumbing down and brainwashing of what America finds entertaining and “fascinating” – Barbara. Go to The View page wall on Facebook and express how you feel. Walters has lost her mind, has bad advisers – and/or, most likely and as usual – this is all about ratings and money.

  • Riley

    @Irena: Agree….completely. The View page on Facebook is a good place to comment about this.

  • Nikki

    Bieber

  • Nikki

    Bieber

  • http://facebook iknownumb1

    the number 1 most fascinating of 2011 is AMANDA KNOX

  • http://facebook iknownumb1

    @huh: the number 1is amanda knox

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