Who is the hottest woman in the world?
has anointed Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
, star of Transformers: Dark of the Moon
with the honor.
So where does a newly anointed princess fall on the Maxim Hot 100
list (which can be found in the
June issue, on sale exclusively in iTunes
on Wednesday and on newsstands on Tuesday, May 10)?
Duchess Kate Middleton
came in at No. 26, ahead of beauties such as Brooklyn Decker (No. 36) and Minka Kelly (No. 52), but behind bombshells including Cameron Diaz
(No. 4) and Scarlett Johansson
The full list includes models, musicians, actresses and sports stars, among others. Of her spot at number one, Huntington-Whiteley – photographed scantily clad with a sultry pout – tells the magazine it's "a huge honor."
She adds: "It's a great title to have for a year and you can have some fun with it, I think."