Bar Refaeli, Olivia Munn and Mila Kunis have topped Maxim's hot 100 list 2012. Stephen Colbert, ranking at number 69, was a surprise addition to this year's list. Colbert made the all-female list ahead of Michelle Dockery, Sofia Vergara and Kellie Picker. This year the Maxim list is a unique one because for the first time readers were allowed to chime in. Millions of votes were cast by the readers and the full list will be published in the June issue of the Maxim magazine.
Rosie Huntington Whiteley from "Transformers 3" topped the list last year, but this year she has dropped down to number 11. Cameron Diaz and Natalie Portman, who were in the top 10 list of the last year, could not even make it into the top 100 this year. Nina Dobrev from the "Vampire Diaries" featured in the list for the first time with a debut at number 86. The list includes, Amanda Knox at No. 92, who was convicted of murdering a woman who used to share an apartment with her in Italy. At No. 87 is Paulina Gretzky the daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky, and was beaten by Lois Griffin, the animated character on "Family Guy” (at No. 85).
Bar Refaeli is an Israeli model and former beloved of Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio. She started modeling since 8 months of age, starring in a baby commercial. Since then she has won various beauty contests and featured in GQ, ELLE and Maxim. In 2009 she was on the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover model. But she had been known more for her on and off relationship with DiCaprio. They began dating in 2006, took a break off in 2009, got back together and then quit again in 2011. Now, both of them remain friends and are often spotted together.
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