Applegate Tops Most Beautiful List

First lady joins Hollywood stars in People 's annual list
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 30, 2009 6:02 AM CDT
Actors Freida Pinto, left, and Dev Patel are seen backstage at the Directors Guild of America Awards on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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(Newser) – Cancer survivor Christina Applegate has clinched the coveted cover spot on People's annual World's 100 Most Beautiful issue. Standbys like Angelina Jolie, Hugh Jackman, and George Clooney also made the list, but there are plenty of newcomers:

  • Slumdog Millionare stars Dev Patel and Freida Pinto
  • Michelle Obama make the list; Timothy Geithner and Rahm Emanuel made it as far as a section called "Barack's Beauties"

  • SNL's Kristen Wiig
  • 15-year-old Taylor Momsen of Gossip Girl...
  • ...and more from the CW: the ladies of 90210
  • Bachelor-reject Melissa Rycroft
  • From the recent film Fighting, Channing Tatum
  • R&B star Ciara