When Barbara began in 1993, she named Hillary Rodham Clinton as her most fascinating and at the time she was the First Lady of the United States and is now our current Secretary Of State and is appearing on the list for this year too. Others that have been bestowed the title of Most Fascinating have been talk show host Jerry Springer, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, both Barack and Michelle Obama in back to back years (2008 and 2009 respectively), author J.K. Rowling and South African President Nelson Mandela among others. Tonight at 8:30p on ABC Barbara will be revealing her list for 2012 of which we know the following are in that list:

  • E.L. James

    Author, Fifty Shades Of Grey
  • Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor
  • Gabby Douglas

    Olympic Gymnast
  • Ben Affleck

  • Hillary Clinton

    United States Secretary of State
  • One Direction

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Creator of Family Guy
  • Alana %22Honey Boo Boo%22 Thompson

    Reality TV star