Maxim Hot 100 list 2012: Bar Rafaeli beats Nina Dobrev and Blake Lively to No. 1

Bar-Rafaeli-maxim-hot-100-2012-maxim.jpgEvery year, Maxim magazine announces their Hot 100 -- and every year, we're somewhat baffled by the results. This time, though, the mag let their readers weigh in on the extremely important decisions -- and the people have spoken. After millions of votes, model Bar Rafaeli has claimed the No. 1 spot. ""I am shocked that among all these beautiful ladies, I'm No. 1," Rafaeli says. "Thank you so much for voting for me! I'm truly honored. This is a title I will never forget."

Some other fun facts about the top 100? "Friday Night Lights" star Adrienne Palicki (also remembered by industry types for the spectacular "Wonder Woman" pilot failure of 2011) landed the No. 10 spot, beating out big names like Blake Lively and Scarlett Johansson. "Hunger Games" victor Jennifer Lawrence is tribute No. 6. For the second year in a row, the No. 2 spot went to every geeky guy's dream girl, Olivia Munn.

Last year, "Transformers 3" actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley topped the list, but this year, she dropped all the way to No. 11. The greatest fall from hotness, though? Last year's No. 4 place -- Cameron Diaz -- is not even on this year's list. Also, "Black Swan" propelled Natalie Portman to No. 8 last year, but after ducking out of the spotlight to hang out with her new child, Nat is missing in action in 2012.

Here at Zap2it, we're super proud of our "Vampire Diaries" fave Nina Dobrev for her first appearance on the list -- at No. 86. Now that Dobrev's "TVD" character has become a vampire, we'll expect her to be in a much more prominent position in 2013.

Check out the full list here.
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