Bar Refaeli Tops Maxim’s Hot 100

By: Gabrielle Chung / May 21, 2012

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She may no longer be Leonardo DiCaprio‘s main squeeze, but America certainly still has a thing for Bar Refaeli!

For the first time ever, Maxim allowed its readers to vote on the mag’s famous Hot 100 list and, after a grueling search, the Israeli stunner was chosen as the sexiest female of 2012.

Bar, 26, was flabbergasted when she first heard the news. In the latest issue, out on May 29, the swimsuit model said she was, “shocked that among all these beautiful ladies, I’m number one.” Meanwhile, Maxim‘s own editors wrote that Leo’s former flame “puts the ‘promise’ in the Promised Land.”

Who did Bar beat on the Top 100?

Hollywood hotties Olivia MunnMila KunisKaty Perry, and Olivia Wilde rounded off this year’s top five.

Check out Bar’s baring all in the gallery then tell us if you think she deserves the number one spot in the comments.

Be sure to check back tomorrow when Celebuzz will be diving into the top 25 of Maxim’s favorite bikini babes!

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