(NEWSER) – Well, whomever Barbara Walters names as the Most Fascinating Person of 2013, it won't be the person she really wanted in the top spot. Walters intended to put Edward Snowden at No. 1 on her annual list, but ABC nixed that idea, the New York Daily News reports. Network execs did allow Snowden to remain on the list, just further down. Sadly, ABC had no problem with any of the other people who managed to make it on the list, including such luminaries as Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, the Duck Dynasty cast, and the royal baby. The special airs on Dec. 18, at which time the No. 2 for No. 1 will be revealed.
Posted Thursday, December 5th 2013 @ 11am by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff