Every year she showcases some of the world’s most intriguing figures and for 2012 Barbara Walters has a new batch of celebrities for her Most Fascinating list.
The “View” co-host shared that she chose men and women who have been “very much in the news” and steered clear of all “criminals.”
Among those that made the cut were political figures like Hilary Clinton and Gabby Douglas , and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Additionally, Ben Affleck, author E.L. James, Seth Macfarlane, and British boy band One Direction are on the list. As for who is #1, Barbara will make the announcement on December 12th at 9:30pm on her yearly special “Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012.”