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Barbara Walters' "Most Fascinating People 2012": One Direction, Ben Affleck, E.L. James Make the Cut

"View" host also reveals that Seth MacFarlane, Gabby Douglas, Chris Christie and more stars will be featured on her ABC special.



    Television host Barbara Walters has announced her "Most Fascinating People" list for 2012, which includes boy band One Direction and actor/director Ben Affleck.

    Barbara Walters must be a Directioner!

    "The View" host announced Monday that One Direction scored a spot on her "10 Most Fascinating People of 2012" list.

    Ben Affleck also made the cut, along with Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

    Lindsay Lohan cancels her interview with Barbara

    Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James was one of Babs' picks, along with Seth MacFarlane and New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

    Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012 airs Dec. 12 on ABC. She'll announce then who her pick for the year's most fascinating person is.

    We do admit the 1D boys are rather fascinating!