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Barbara Walters On One Direction: 'Harry's The Sexier One!'

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Barbara Walters has named the boy band One Direction to her annual list of "Most Fascinating People" — but it seems she has a favorite.

“Harry’s the sexier one!” Walters said when In Touch asked which of the band's six members stood out out to her. She called the boys "all adorable," and marveled at their popularity. “In Sweden, they had young women — barebreasted — pushing their breasts on their car so that they could actually see the nipple marks on the window,” she said.

Harry has recently made headlines for his burgeoning relationship with Taylor Swift (the pair are nicknamed "Haylor"). He and the rest of One Direction join the likes of Gabby Douglas and Hillary Clinton as one of Walters' "Most Fascinating People" of 2012. On Tuesday, Walters revealed that she also named TLC reality star Honey Boo Boo to the list.

"A lot of people will say, 'For heaven's sake, this is ridiculous, this is a child at 5 or 6 years old entering beauty contests," Walters admitted. "But the relationship between Alana and her mother -- that's the story, the two of them. It's very touching."

Walters' special airs on ABC December 12 at 9:30 p.m.

Our eternal thanks to HuffPost Teen editor Elizabeth Perle for a crucial One Direction tutorial.

(h/t In Touch)

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