December 31st, 2009
04:49 PM ET

Interview magazine picks decade's most beautiful

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We in the media continue to gorge ourselves on year and decade end lists of the best and the worst of just about everything. Interview magazine joined the fray this week with their picks for the 20 most beautiful people of the past decade.

Among the pretty picks are Zac Efron, Colin Farrell, Chace Crawford and Natalie Portman.

Ashley Greene and Robert Pattinson both made the list, though Kristen Stewart was noticeably absent (pouting isn't cute?).

No Angelina Jolie or Brad Pitt on the list either, but Tom Brady and Kate Moss both made the cut.

We did notice a lack of couples (and ex-couples)  gracing the inventory.

There were two Reese Witherspoon exes, Ryan Phillippe and Jake Gyllenhaal, but no Reese. Ashton Kutcher made it, but Demi Moore didn’t. Scarlett Johansson was there but no Ryan Reynolds, and we have to admit we were surprised to see Javier Bardem without his significant other, the very beautiful Penelope Cruz.

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  1. yert

    Latest movies online

    October 1, 2010 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
  2. jessi

    I agree with one post,now,that i think about it,Taylor Swift,does favor Dee Snyder

    January 5, 2010 at 2:59 am | Report abuse |
  3. vangie

    When you say "beautiful", it should be natural, and didn't undergo plastic surgery. A lot of celebrities had it, so those people listed should be asked first if they have the natural beauty that we are talking about.

    January 4, 2010 at 8:56 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Franky, Land of Lincoln

    I got a serious question, if you don't mind.

    What's the medis description of beautiful? Looks? Attractiveness? Physical? I mean, do they have to look good with a lil spice or style, or they have to be pimps or players? There's a difference.

    Because based on those people mentioned, it seems a balance of both. Do you have to be a badass? Cool? Spontaneous? What are the qualifications? I'm sure everyone agrees on the selection on who is picked or not but when we think "beautiful", the first comes to mind is the physical attributes we have about one person's qualities. In other words, "Damn! She's too fine." See what I'm saying?

    Everybody can relate to that and to prove my case, look at the comments here. Is eight negative feedback or positive and guess what? In counteracts with one's assesment as pretty or cute! Ha!! I just thought I'd point that out.

    But I do think Scarlet Johansen is hot, that is all

    January 4, 2010 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Ed

    Love Beyonce...I never get tired of her!

    January 4, 2010 at 1:45 pm | Report abuse |
  6. TAustin

    Penelope Cruz is so not attractive. I won't watch a movie with her in it because her look, her voice, everything about her just not attractive and you can barely understand what she is says. It's so annoying.

    January 4, 2010 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • Kevin

      I so very much agree. She is not attractive. She's quite creepy. I have never watched a movie with her in it and never will. I can't believe she makes these most attractive lists.

      January 27, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Carebear

    Zac Efron was like a little baby within this past decade. What perv put him on the list?

    January 3, 2010 at 8:25 pm | Report abuse |
  8. L Renee

    What? give me a break. I am glad Angelina did not make it. She works my last nerve. David Caruso should be on this list. Love me some Horatio Caine. Adam Rodriquez also (Delko) love his swagger. Eva Longoria Parker is OK, but Penelope Cruz is stunning. One more person....Halle Barry. Adam Lambert because his "ROCKS". Shemar Moore...be still my heart.

    January 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Brenda

    They have to be kidding. They put Kate Moss on a list for most beautiful and left off Angelina Jolie? Katie Moss looks like a drug addict, and is that supposed to be beautiful? And I agree with the above statement...how can there be no women of color on a list like this?

    January 3, 2010 at 2:14 am | Report abuse |
  10. joe

    hey – I'm pretty damn hot! i should be on that list

    January 3, 2010 at 12:54 am | Report abuse |
  11. tim

    any most beautfil list without nicole kidman, angelina jolie, brad pitt & george clooney is just BS... & what about anderson cooper! HOTHOTHOT

    January 3, 2010 at 12:52 am | Report abuse |
  12. Adhsse

    johnny depp on there? he's always the sexiest man alive

    taylor swift is ugly

    but what about eva longoria parker for a differnt race

    January 2, 2010 at 10:01 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Junie

    Who is this Beyonce person? And just because someone posts an anti-Kanye comment, doesn't mean they are being racist. He's a jerk... he'd be ajerk if he was white, most likely.

    January 2, 2010 at 9:22 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Carol

    Millions of fans adore Adam Lambert – he's beautiful, and talented, and should be on the list.

    January 2, 2010 at 6:56 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Gary

    Bill B.
    "Why a decade list when only 9 years have elapsed? 2010 is the final
    year of the decade;that's why the last 2 digits are "10"-DUH!
    "
    Actually, The beginning of the year starts a 0. Like 0 – 1 is the first year. So the count goes from 0 – 9 being a decade.

    January 2, 2010 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  16. curiousone

    Jim Morrison was a beautiful man, that's for sure, but Marc Bolan (T. Rex) was downright pretty!

    January 2, 2010 at 12:39 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Diane Normand

    Nicole Kidman is the most beautiful.

    January 2, 2010 at 11:58 am | Report abuse |
  18. Facondro

    Zac Efron is irrelavent and always will be. Horrible list and very biased. How about make a poll CNN?

    January 2, 2010 at 11:26 am | Report abuse |
  19. Debra R

    excuse me... ummmmm Will Smith? How about Simon Baker? Cote DePablo? Mark Harmon? Jennifer Hudson? Kellie Pickler? So according to interview, in order to be beautiful you must be under 40, anorexic, addicted to plastic surgery, self serving and/or creepy?

    January 2, 2010 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  20. Jeannie43952

    Shemar Moore! Now THERE is a sexy man and HE should be on the list!!!

    January 2, 2010 at 1:04 am | Report abuse |
  21. bitnar

    Bill B asks "Why a decade list when only 9 years have elapsed? 2010 is the final year of the decade." While this is true, the reason is because people erroneously count 2000 (rather than 2001) as the first year of the decade, when 2000 was really the last year of the prior decade/century/millenium. This is a battle you can't win.

    January 1, 2010 at 8:09 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Mike R

    beauty you say....NOT!! cheek implants,chin implants, brazilian butt implants, face lift, nose job, brow lift and oh don't forget the chi chi's. Good God, Grandma Fricker could look beautiful too!! Oh! and by the way, I put a knife to my wifes throat last night and threatned to kill her. Today we are so inlove. Get the picture anyone???

    January 1, 2010 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
  23. Whit

    No, pouting isn't cute. And if Kristen Stewart touches her hair one time...I'm gonna scream. How does she have a career?

    January 1, 2010 at 11:24 am | Report abuse |
  24. So glad

    Glad Beyonce, Angelina Jolie, Anne Hathaway, Katy Holmes, Oprah are not on this list. Does any of these guys know about Michelle Obama?

    January 1, 2010 at 11:07 am | Report abuse |
  25. roswellwes

    Apathy will eventually lead to one's demise.

    January 1, 2010 at 11:06 am | Report abuse |
  26. roswellwes

    Are any Latino's, Asian's or Non Whites on the list? Lets get real .

    January 1, 2010 at 11:04 am | Report abuse |
  27. mark

    Kirsten Dunst, Salma Hayek, Penelope Cruz

    January 1, 2010 at 11:04 am | Report abuse |
  28. RRC

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I'm a white chic, but I DO have to admit, this list is too damned WHITE for my taste!!! Shame-shame!

    January 1, 2010 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
  29. Hollywood Shuffle

    One person who I believe is absolutely beautiful and seems to have a good head on her shoulders is Anne Hathaway

    January 1, 2010 at 10:51 am | Report abuse |
  30. rocstr

    Person of color?? Beautiful?? Can anyone spell Halle Berry?

    January 1, 2010 at 10:50 am | Report abuse |
  31. cynthia

    Beyonce is as fake as a 4 dollar bill. Take the pounds of weave out and the layers of makeup off. Then will all will see just how BEAUTIFUL she is!! Put anyone on the list but her!

    January 1, 2010 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  32. mark

    The decade is not over

    January 1, 2010 at 4:08 am | Report abuse |
  33. GiGi

    Gabby what? Are you 12? JD Morgan & Javier are very hot!

    January 1, 2010 at 3:31 am | Report abuse |
  34. terrance

    ....were we talking about last decade? I'm really at a lost of words, I can only say....WOW!!! By the way, who were the judges?

    January 1, 2010 at 3:20 am | Report abuse |
  35. terrance

    Wow.....no Brad, Angelina or Jen....no George Cooney....not one black!
    No even Beyounce was pretty enough....

    January 1, 2010 at 3:17 am | Report abuse |
  36. Brandon

    Would people finally define beauty. Eva Longoria is far more beautiful than who ever they've selected. I guess they are looking at something else.

    January 1, 2010 at 2:30 am | Report abuse |
  37. Elle

    To include no people of color insults the whole concept of beauty.

    January 1, 2010 at 2:25 am | Report abuse |
  38. amalia

    Why is it necessary to do this??????
    You don't even know these people!!!!!!
    Pretty??? More like superficial and then blame the media for being obsessed with skin deep images and parading it non stop...
    How about reality and the truth... it takes a lot of effort to disguise everyone's flaws...no such thing as top ten pretty...it is an insult to the people chosen as they are people not show ponies to parade...
    let alone that they might be beautiful people for who they are not what they look like!!!!!!!!!

    January 1, 2010 at 2:19 am | Report abuse |
  39. Chrissy

    Jen Jen, this is America. All most Americans do is obsess over celebrities while the others obsess over partying. You'd never know this country is doing so bad by the way people party and spend. Anyway, back to the point, people would sell their kids before they stopped obsessing over celebrities

    January 1, 2010 at 2:17 am | Report abuse |
  40. Uncle Deuce

    Kate Winset.

    January 1, 2010 at 1:19 am | Report abuse |
  41. yoyoma

    I'm happy Taylor Swift isn't on this list. She looks like a man, specifially Dee Snyder from Twisted Sister.

    January 1, 2010 at 12:53 am | Report abuse |
  42. sb

    WTF...

    January 1, 2010 at 12:31 am | Report abuse |
  43. Jerry

    Whoa,don't let Kanye hear you say that about Beyonce,don't want him
    crying again,but i agree,overated,and to BIG,flabby thighs.I'm sick of
    seeing Beyonce everytime i turn the TV on.
    And besides,somebody should do a top 20 of regular people.
    Girls next door are much better looking than hollywood women.

    January 1, 2010 at 12:22 am | Report abuse |
  44. steve

    beyonce' blows.

    she needs all the back-up dancers and costume changes to cover up the fact she has no real talent.

    too bad marie mortera from ktla isn't more well-known because she is a CUTIE-PA-TOOTIE!

    December 31, 2009 at 11:58 pm | Report abuse |
  45. Princepeasa

    Okay. Seriously. We REALLY care about these quote on quote "beautiful" people are only the most popular to teenage girls. Zac Efron? Robert Pattinson? Chace Crawford? These people are overrated with no talent. Only Natalie Portman is actually pretty. And she's the only one with talent.........
    P.S. Why isn't there anybody of other races?

    December 31, 2009 at 11:39 pm | Report abuse |
  46. duchess.g

    another list of beautiful people...so yesterday, already done and so tired

    December 31, 2009 at 11:35 pm | Report abuse |
  47. noel

    So, if you are not white and not American, you are ugly... This is what this sickening list is telling us. Legitimizing racism by glorifying the American ideal of white and beautiful. Bleecch!!!

    December 31, 2009 at 11:33 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Honsety11

    Why are we obsessed by these so called stars? Are they really role models or what? They are human beings and the way they are portrayed beats my imagination. Enough of this disgusting praise-jam! They should engage themselves in charity and help the downtrodden instead of wasting money on drugs, drinks and surgeries. Millions of people are out there suffering, no food or shelter. You are telling us about a bunch of idiots that are fake and doomed. A mirror is an enemy to an aging artiste! To hell with these so called Hollywood celebrities. Rubbish!

    December 31, 2009 at 11:30 pm | Report abuse |
  49. marcifer

    they forgot to include me on the list, because according to my mirror, I am the fairest in the land.

    December 31, 2009 at 11:23 pm | Report abuse |
  50. Wren wren

    There are several "people of color" on the list, just not mentioned above. Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Eva Mendes ...

    December 31, 2009 at 11:07 pm | Report abuse |
  51. pramok

    Beautiful people keeps coming and going........suitably for each generation........ maybe after 40 and above your body starts giving away to your life style and environment, then ... its over again

    December 31, 2009 at 10:48 pm | Report abuse |
  52. BShep

    What happened to Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban? There is another language out there besides HOLLYWOOD! Half these people are boring, no glamour, no substance. Has anyone seen the magazine covers these people have graced? Somebody needs an adjustment.

    December 31, 2009 at 10:39 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Pam Harding

    helllloooo...?Gerard Butler!!Only THE most beautiful man on earth,gheesh:(

    December 31, 2009 at 10:35 pm | Report abuse |
  54. jen jen

    SNORE!!! Is there nothing better to do with our time than obsess over Hollywood actors?? They are just regular people like you and me, but they make a little more money...big effin deal....

    December 31, 2009 at 10:27 pm | Report abuse |
  55. robert buck

    read the headline and fell asleep

    December 31, 2009 at 10:22 pm | Report abuse |
  56. beargirl

    Good god, it's the entertainment section, not the humanitarian or what race was overlooked section. Get over it!

    December 31, 2009 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse |
  57. John James

    Could not be accurate list if Matt Bomer is not inlcuded!

    December 31, 2009 at 10:11 pm | Report abuse |
  58. Jerome

    i think that most people who feel someone is "over-rated" or "not so talented" or doesn't deserve the respect that they have obtained is only upset because they aren't getting any attention that they have sadly thought they themselves deserve. Most people who spend time bringing down another individual really has no class. Beyonce and whoever in the spotlight are there because they worked hard to get there. So stop taking out time to try to bring someone else down and work on yourself. Obviously you desire to be where she is and you can't. So it really says more about you than the subject you are trying to drag in the mud. For 2010 everyone just need to stop with the hate and work on their goals. And who knows, maybe one day you will be in the spotlight with Beyonce. lol

    December 31, 2009 at 9:54 pm | Report abuse |
  59. Demauria

    Naw Beyonce should have been included and she is not over rated. I'm tired of all the haters who hate on her. Let her do Beyonce and you do you. Try to get on her level. Beyonce is one of the greatest.

    December 31, 2009 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse |
  60. Nif

    Wow. I agree. That is a very homogeneous list.

    December 31, 2009 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |
  61. Bill B.

    Why a decade list when only 9 years have elapsed? 2010 is the final year of the decade;that's why the last 2 digits are "10"-DUH!

    December 31, 2009 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  62. jessicabr

    Snoozefest. I am sooo sick of hearing about these people of the moment. zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    December 31, 2009 at 9:26 pm | Report abuse |
  63. Claire

    I think Taylor Laughtner should be there hes a hottie. Hes hotter then all the other guys up there. :)

    December 31, 2009 at 8:54 pm | Report abuse |
  64. La Pau

    For a second I thought/hoped by most beautiful they meant people who are doing good things for the greater good.

    December 31, 2009 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  65. ha

    There are lots of beautiful people of color...Taye Diggs is my favorite!!! That smile...he should be on everyone's favorite list!!!

    December 31, 2009 at 8:37 pm | Report abuse |
  66. Lily

    Didn't see a single Asian person. Don't tell me Aishwairya Rai or Zhang Zi Yi aren't more beautiful than some of the ones listed.

    December 31, 2009 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |
  67. Gabby

    This looks just flat out sucked! Worst list ever. Only about two of the people on it can actually be considered Beautiful and have the talent to back it up and that's Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal. Javier Bardem is okay, but he's not attractive. He's the ugly version of Jefferey Dean Morgan.

    December 31, 2009 at 8:19 pm | Report abuse |
  68. Abdul

    Thanks sandro. you managed to make your comments just borderline racist enough to get posted. GOOD JOB!!!!!

    December 31, 2009 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  69. Abdul

    what was the criteria for the list? no pigment?

    December 31, 2009 at 8:04 pm | Report abuse |
  70. Sandro

    Wow, the so called beautiful people list excluded Beyonce.

    GOOD!

    I'm so sick of her, her music and her entourage's b.s.

    I will go the rest of my life without hearing any of her 'music' nd that goes double for her grovelling ape faced boy toy Jay Z.

    I also think Kanye West should be gagged for the entre next decade!

    December 31, 2009 at 7:35 pm | Report abuse |
  71. Dave

    No Taylor Swift, but Kate Moss made it? Did someone make a list, and throw darts at it to pick names?

    December 31, 2009 at 7:23 pm | Report abuse |
  72. Abraham Borbor

    There are a lot more things to report on than people with plastic surgery. How about a page to donate two used ambulances for women in Sierra Leone that die in child birth because no vehicle to transport them to the nearest health center, sometimes the have to carry them on wheelbarrows.
    CNN one of your host that subsituted for AC360 could have just taken this course because she is 7 months pregnant according to what she said.

    December 31, 2009 at 6:52 pm | Report abuse |
  73. stef

    I guess there are no Beautiful People of Color

    December 31, 2009 at 6:52 pm | Report abuse |
  74. tony

    Javier Bardem and Robert Pattinson ? You have got to be kidding. These two guys are just plain gross! Zac Efron, but no Ryan Reynolds? Please! Zac is "pretty", but not very manly. Ryan should be at the top of the list.

    December 31, 2009 at 6:45 pm | Report abuse |
  75. Allen

    Where's Jim Morrison when you want REAL outer beauty?

    December 31, 2009 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |
  76. Seri

    I like the Chinese List better...

    They included Won Bin, the South Korean actor who is hot hot hot!!!

    It's interesting how the different media industries of the world don't communicate...

    December 31, 2009 at 6:23 pm | Report abuse |
  77. sotrue

    I agree with Niecey. Glad she's not included - ha!

    December 31, 2009 at 6:17 pm | Report abuse |
  78. jim

    I think Zac Efron stole my "look".

    December 31, 2009 at 6:03 pm | Report abuse |
  79. jim

    I'm the most beautiful. And smarter than anyone outside Hollywood, too. If I can just get my hair to whoosh the right way and give you my patented "look".

    December 31, 2009 at 6:02 pm | Report abuse |
  80. Niecey

    I'm glad Beyonce wasn't included. She is over rated.

    December 31, 2009 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |

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