The 21 "Hottest" Female Celebrities, According To Straight Women

At least we can all agree that Naya Rivera is a gift to this earth. Inspired by this.

For this extremely scientific study, a group of straight women were asked who they believe the hottest female celebrities are. These are the earth-shattering results:

21. Naya Rivera

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“She is actually perfect. I don’t know what else to say about this woman.” —Sarah

20. Charlize Theron

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“All Hail Queen Charlize!! Not only is she a natural beauty, but she is fierce and unapologetic in real life. Mad respect.” —Catherine

19. Gina Torres

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“Literally the fiercest bitch you ever done seen. She is a queen and I would like to pledge her my fealty.” —Krutika

18. Ciara

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“Her dancing. Her style. Her hair. I’m forever mesmerized by Ciara.” —Chanel

17. January Jones

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“Because, COME ON.” —Lili

16. Lucy Liu

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“Please refer to these pictures of Lucy Liu covered in puppies.” —Krutika

15. Kristen Stewart

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“She gets a bad rap but damn, that girl is a babe. She’s strong and 100% herself and that’s pretty badass. We need more girls that feel comfortable not being ultra feminine, and she is the spokeswoman for it.” —Mackenzie

14. Kat Von D

“Her tattoos are super sexy and her vibe — the ‘don’t give a fuck’ attitude.” —Chris

13. Katy Perry

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“I’d like to pretend it’s because of her sparkling personality and not her boobs, but I can’t. It’s her boobs. (Yay feminism!)” —Cate

12. Lizzy Caplan

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“Janis Ian is looking GOOD these days.” —Chanel

11. Emma Watson

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“A precious fairy who is also probably a witch…but like, a cute witch who’d bake cookies. ” —Sami

10. Zoe Saldana

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“She is perfect. I mean, look at that smile!?” —Emily

9. Natalie Dormer

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“The bone structure of her face is perhaps evolution’s greatest achievement.” —Donna

8. Rashida Jones

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“The only thing hotter than an ethnically ambiguous super hottie is an ethnically ambiguous super hottie who’s funny.” —Rega

7. Beyoncé

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“My vote is for Beyonce because I watched ‘Countdown’ over and over and over and over and over — and will watch it again right now. She is a goddess.” —Emily

6. Scarlett Johansson

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“Scarlett Johannson always looks like she literally just had sex.” —Emily

5. Rihanna

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“I feel like I can’t breathe when I watch her music videos.” —Aylin

4. Shakira

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“I think Shakira is the most beautiful woman on the planet. Her body is sick, her face is perfect, she’s super confident. I could watch her dance for hours.” —Emmy

3. Kerry Washington

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“Kerry Washington is so beautiful I almost can’t look at her directly — like the sun.” —Jessica

“She is the most flawless human on Earth so all other answers are wrong.” —Lili

2. Mila Kunis

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“Do I really have to explain why?” —Emily

1. Christina Hendricks

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“I have recently started rewatching Mad Men and she is the reason I’m wearing red lipstick today. Her lily-white bosom makes her look like the glorious prow of a ship.” —Alanna

“I don’t think I need to waste your time with one to three sentences to explain why. Look at her, people.” —Lisa

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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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