Barbara Walters names a few of the year's most fascinating people

December 12, 2012

"When we saw the Olympics we said we have to have her. She is on with her mother who is my idea of a heroine because she let Gabby leave the house when Gabby was only 14 to move away to be trained," Barbara Walter's told ABC7's Alan Krashesky during an interview.

Walters did not disclose if Douglas tops the list.

She said the list also includes two potential presidential candidates in 2016- Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton.

Walters pointed out that some on the list- such as a boy band "One Direction," are relatively new to the scene.

Best-selling author E.L. James is also on the list.

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