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News: Barbara Walters picks Michael Jackson kids among “Most Fascinating People”

Truth rating: 10

By Michael Lewittes





Wow! Among Barbara Walters’ “10 Most Fascinating People of 2009” are the children of the Michael Jackson.

Gossip Cop can confirm that Walters tapped Jackson’s three kids, Prince Michael I, Paris and Prince Michael II (a.k.a. Blanket) for her ABC special, which airs on December 9. The news veteran, however, did not actually interview them for the show. 

Other people tapped as the “Most Fascinating” include, Lady Gaga, Glenn Beck, Tyler Perry, Sarah Palin, Brett Favre, and, as Gossip Cop noted last week, Kate Gosselin, South Carolina’s First Lady Jenny Sanford whose husband Governor Mark Sanford cheated on her, and Adam Lambert

The number One Most Fascinating Person will be announced on the show.

In choosing people for the list, Walters said, “All of our subjects have been through extremely significant events in their personal lives or careers this year.”

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