Michelle Obama Tops Most Fascinating List

Barbara Walters has chosen First Lady Michelle Obama as the most fascinating person of the year.

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The talk queen's annual "Most Fascinating" list includes a slew of stars across the entertainment, sports and political spectrum -- including "American Idol" star Adam Lambert, reality mom Kate Gosselin, political pundit Glenn Beck, writer/producer/director Tyler Perry, South Carolina First Lady Jenny Sanford, pop star Lady Gaga, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, NFL quarterback Brett Favre, and Michael Jackson's children (Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket).