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Actress Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

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Sophia Loren, 76, is number 10 in the list

Sophia Loren, 76, is number 10 in the list

Kevork Djansezian

Prince William places a wedding ring on Kate Middleton's finger in front of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Prince William places a wedding ring on Kate Middleton's finger in front of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey for her wedding to Prince William. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 29 2011. Photo credit should read: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey for her wedding to Prince William. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 29 2011. Photo credit should read: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Lewis Whyld

Kate Middleton arrives at the Goring Hotel in London (AP)

Kate Middleton arrives at the Goring Hotel in London (AP)

Prince William and Kate Middleton made a rare pre-wedding appearance as they attended a rehearsal for their nuptials

Prince William and Kate Middleton made a rare pre-wedding appearance as they attended a rehearsal for their nuptials

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

Niall Carson

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton on her graduation day, St. Andrews University

Kate Middleton on her graduation day, St. Andrews University

The Middleton Family

Bar Refaeli

Bar Refaeli

Larry Busacca

Model Bar Refaeli

Model Bar Refaeli

Evan Agostini

Model Bar Refaeli

Model Bar Refaeli

Marks and Spencer

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

Matt Sayles

Actress Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

Ian West

Actress Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry

Mark J. Terrill

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life :

Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life :

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Actress Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt arrive at VH1's 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on January 8, 2009 in Santa Monica, California

Actress Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt arrive at VH1's 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on January 8, 2009 in Santa Monica, California

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

British actress Keira Knightley

British actress Keira Knightley

Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer

Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz

Franco Origlia

Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz

Kevork Djansezian

Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz

Indian actress Freida Pinto arrives at the British Academy Film Awards 2009 at The Royal Opera House in London, England, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Indian actress Freida Pinto arrives at the British Academy Film Awards 2009 at The Royal Opera House in London, England, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Alastair Grant

Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto

Nicole Scherzinger tried out her waltz on Dancing With The Stars

Nicole Scherzinger tried out her waltz on Dancing With The Stars

Craig Sjodin

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

Mark Thompson

Actress Halle Berry

Prince William's new wife the Duchess of Cambridge has joined Penelope Cruz and Freida Pinto in a beautiful women poll.







THE Duchess of Cambridge received a post wedding pick-up after scooping a top 10 spot in a poll of the world's most beautiful women.

Kate Middleton came ninth in the poll, which was crowned by Pussycat Dolls’ singer Nicole Scherzinger.

The results were released as photographs emerged of the Duchess and her sister Pippa on holiday in Ibiza with Prince William. The pictures show the bikini-clad Middleton sisters on board the Episode One, a yacht owned by their uncle, millionaire Gary Goldsmith.

The poll for Wizard Jeans comes just days after the newlywed entered the top 100 of the FHM's Sexiest Women in the World in 39th spot, for the first time since 2007.

Scherzinger knocked last year's winner, Spanish actress Penelope Cruz, from top spot.

Cruz moved into third place in the beauty poll behind Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto. And septuagenarian screen siren Sophia Loren (77), remained in 10th spot for the second year running.

Scherzinger, who appeared as a judge on the UK version of X Factor last year, was yesterday announced as a host on the American version of the show.

Other hosts are set to include Welsh TV presenter Steve Jones and singer Paula Abdul.

It reunites her with fellow judge Simon Cowell, her former sparring partner on the American Idol judging panel. Mike Darnell, president of the US channel Fox, said: “Nicole is a triple-threat performer who knows how to captivate an audience, and Steve is an accomplished presenter whose original sense of humour has charmed viewers worldwide.

“Both possess the unique combination of personality and credibility that we were looking for in our hosts.

“They're incredibly charismatic, undeniably gorgeous, and fantastic entertainers in their own right.”

Previously announced judges include superstar Cheryl Cole and Grammy-winning producer Antonio ‘LA’ Reid.

The top 10

1. Nicole Scherzinger

2. Freida Pinto

3. Penelope Cruz

4. Keira Knightley

5. Michelle Pfeiffer

6. Angelina Jolie

7. Halle Berry

8. Bar Refaeli

9. Catherine Duchess of Cambridge

10. Sophia Loren

Belfast Telegraph