If you ask Barbara Walters, Kim Kardashian and Pippa Middleton are two of the most fascinating people of the year.

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ABC announced the TV personality's coveted list of 2011's most talked-about stars Wednesday, with the reality star and Kate Middleton's little sis making this year's cut.

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Also highlighted in a December 14 ABC special will be Kardashian's sisters, Kourtney and Khloe, X Factor's Simon Cowell, Derek Jeter, Donald Trump, Katy Perry and Modern Family stars Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

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