For the first time, Maxim allowed its readers to pick the sexiest stars of the year.
Refaeli tweeted her thanks on Monday. "So happy and honored to be #1 on #Maximhot100! thank you @maximmag! This is very exciting!"
“Magic Mike” star Olivia Munn came in second, while “Friends with Benefits” actress Mila Kunis, pop star Katy Perry and “House” star Olivia Wilde rounded out the rest of the top five, respectively.
Also included on this year's list of the world's most beautiful women are Kate Middleton's little sister, Pippa (No. 81), buxom “Jersey Shore” star Jenni "JWoww" Farley (No. 74) and "Can't Be Tamed" singer Miley Cyrus (No. 68), who showed up to the 2012 Billboard Music Awards Sunday wearing nothing but a tuxedo jacket.
For the full list of the 100 sexiest stars, visit Maxim.com!
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Supermodel Bar Refaeli has been chosen as No. 1 on the Maxim magazine 2012 Hot 100 list.