Barbara Walters

Michael Jackson's three children, Kate Gosselin and Sarah Palin are among Barbara Walters' most fascinating people of the year, ABC announced.

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Joining them on Walters' annual special, The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009, are Adam Lambert, Brett Favre, Lady Gaga, Tyler Perry, Glenn Beck and Jenny Sanford, the first lady of South Carolina. As always, the 10th most fascinating person will be unveiled on the show, airing Dec. 9.

Walters traditionally interviews her subjects for the special, but she won't speak to Jackson's children — who have been notoriously guarded from the spotlight — or anyone else in the Jackson family for the profile, an ABC rep told TVGuide.com.

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What do you think of Walters' list? Who do you think the 10th person is?