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The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010
Yes it’s that time of year again. The time when Barbara Walters lets us know who she thinks the Ten Most Fascinating People of the year are. This year’s list is as follows.
BETTY WHITE was born January 17, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois and is an actress and comedian. Betty White is best known for her roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nyland on The Golden Girls sitcom.
MARK ZUCKERBERG was born May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New York and is co-founder of the most popular social networking site Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg is now a billionaire and has even had a movie created about him.
JUSTIN BIEBER was born March 1, 1994 in Ontario, Canada and is a pop singer and self- taught musician. Justin Bieber was discovered on YouTube and quickly rose to fame. Justin Bieber quickly rose to fame with all the young fans; teens and tweens that think of him as a teen heartthrob.
THE CAST OF 'JERSEYSHORE' - The Jersey Shoreis a MTV reality show that follows eight housemates as they spend their summers together on the JerseyShore. The show was an instant hit and controversial as it followed several young Italian Americans some of which were portrayed stereotypically. The cast includes Paul ‘PAULY D’ DelVecchio, JENNI FARLEY, SAMMI GIANCOLA, VINNY GUADAGNINO, RONNIE ORTIZ-MAGRO, NICOLE ‘SNOOKI’ POLIZZI , and MIKE ‘THE SITUATION’ SORRENTINO.
SANDRA BULLOCK was born July 26, 1964 in Arlington, Virginia and is an actress. Sandra Bullock rose to fame with the movie Speed and continued her success with many movies to follow. 2010 was both a stellar and disappointing year for Sandra Bullock when she was recognized as for her role in the movie the Blind Side, adopted her son, and divorced her husband of five years; Jesse James.
JENNIFER LOPEZ was born July 24, 1969 in The Bronx, New York and is an actress, singer and dancer. Jennifer Lopez got her start as a dancer on the show In Living Color and rose to fame with the movie Selena. Jennifer Lopez is also famous for the men she has dated; Sean Combs and Ben Affleck. She is also notorious for her body specifically her backside.
LEBRON JAMES was born December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio and is a professional basketball player in the NBA. LeBron James started his basketball career with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Controversy and speculation swirled around his intentions of being traded to another team two years before he became a player for the Miami Heat.
KATE MIDDLETON was born January 9, 1982 in Berkshire, England and is the fiancée of Prince William of Wales. The two were engaged on November 23, 2010 and will be married April 29, 2011. Kate Middleton has been on many “Best Dressed” list and is quickly becoming a royal icon.
SARAH PALIN was born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, Idaho and is a politician who was Governor of Alaska. Sarah Palin was the first female governor of Alaska and is best known as the Republican candidate for Vice President of the United States in 2008. It is highly speculated that Sarah Palin will run for presidential nomination in 2012.
The Most Fascinating Person of 2010
GENERAL DAVID PETRAEUS was born November 7, 1952 in New York and is a United States Army General. David Petraeus is the current International Security Assistance Force and the United States Forces in Afghanistan. David Petraeus is most known for his Humanistic approach to the fight in Afghanistan.
Unfortunately I think Barbara Walters has again disappointed me. Why is Sarah Palin on the list again she was just on last years list maybe its time to have someone new. I completely agree with Sandra Bullock and Betty White though. Hopefully next year she will pick some truly fascinating people.