Model-turned-TV star Sam Pinto remains the country’s sexiest woman landing on top of FHM magazine’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World list for a second year.
Pinto, now more popularly known as Neneng B for her ghetto girl role on “Boy Pick-Up,” outshone the likes of Marian Rivera, Jennylyn Mercado, Lovi Poe and other celeb vixens, GMA News reported Wednesday.
A total of 17million votes were cast in the Sexiest Woman poll this year, PEP reported Thursday. However, it all came down between Pinto and Locsin with the former amassing 1,249,189 versus the latter’s 1,131,505 votes.
Below is the Top 10 in FHM100 Sexiest Women in the World list as reported by PEP:
1. Sam Pinto
2. Angel Locsin
3. Solenn Heussaff
4. Cristine Reyes
5. Marian Rivera
6. Ellen Adarna
7. Jackie Rice
8. Bela Padilla
9. Jennylyn Mercado
10. Lovi Poe
The FHM will announce the official ranking on their website by July 1 while the customary sexiest party will be held July 12.
Moving on from sexy women, People Asia magazine has also released their list of Men Who Matter for 2012. The list cites diverse names as it featured movers and shakers in sports, media, politics, and business.
The nine Men Who Matter are The Philippine Azkals hotties and brothers Phil and James Younghusband, GMA News Online editor-in-chief and news anchor Howie Severino, prominent politician Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, and King of Talk Boy Abunda.
The founder of the program Bikes for the Philippines Joel Uichico was also on the list, as with maverick businessman Tony Tiu, running coach Rio dela Cruz, and president of Philippine National Shooting Association Mikee Romero.
Now on its seventh year, the list recognizes men who have shown significant influence and incomparable dedication in their respective fields. They were also chosen for their determination that led them to overcome obstacles.
By MAUREEN MARIE BELMONTE