Kate Gosselin, Sarah Palin Among "Most Fascinating" People of '09

Entertainment Dec. 1, 2009 AT 12:50PM
Kate Gosselin, Sarah Palin Among "Most Fascinating" People of '09 Credit: Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images

Kate Gosselin and Sarah Palin have more in common than being famous moms: The reality mom, 34, and former GOP vice-presidential contender, 45, both made Barbara Walters' list of the 10 Most Fascinating People this year.

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American Idol veteran Adam Lambert -- who most recently stirred controversy after a sexually charged performance at the American Music Awards last month -- is also among the top 10.

Check out photos of Adam at the Idol finale!

Lady Gaga, NFL star Brett Favre, Tyler Perry, Fox News host Glenn Beck and Jenny Sanford -- the wife of philandering South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford -- will also be interviewed by Walters.

Besides Brett Favre, check out sports stars who've been involved in scandals

The special, Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009, airs on ABC Dec. 9.

Tell Us: Who is your most fascinating person of 2009?

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