December 14, 2011 11:28 AM by Megan Thompson
Tonight on ABC Barbara Walters hosts her special,The Most Fascinating People Of 2011. This year several reality stars, including the Kardashians and Simon Cowell, have made the exclusive list. Keep reading to find out why Barbara thinks these reality stars are so fascinating!
It seems Barbara Walters took notice of America’s fascination with the entire Kardashian family. This family has their own reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, but more importantly they have built a million dollar empire around the Kardashian name. The family has a clothing line, nail polish, perfume, books and so much more. Plus, who can forget Kim Kardashian’s wedding, and now divorce, of the year. Barbara shared with EW that, “The Kardashians were a very controversial choice, but we thought they’ve had such a year that it fit.” Even Rob Kardashian made headlines this year with his surprise success on Dancing With The Stars. It will be interesting to see what Barbara Walters asks this famous family.
Then there is the always fascinating Simon Cowell. People are always curious about the lifestyle of this X Factor judge. Barbara seems to be impressed by Simon’s digs, “He has the most beautiful house. People will, for the first time, see his house with its fountains and its ring of fire all around.” Of course, he talks about his fellow The X Factor judge, Paula Abdul. Barbara shared, “You’ll be surprised, and what he has to say about Paula Abdul will make you laugh. It may not make her laugh, but it’ll make you laugh.”
Will you tune in to watch Barbara Walter’s special tonight? Let us know who you think should be number one most fascinating person of 2011, leave a comment below!
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Topics: ABC Reality TV Shows, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kim Kardashian, The X Factor |
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