Critics were surprised to see the magazine favor him when so many people have criticized the actor for his recent behavior. Remember his infamous "I love Katie Holmes" couch jumping and Scientology related Prozac bashing. Tom even managed to steal the lead from Oprah Winfrey, who dropped two spots to number three this year. Other stars who made it into the top ten include Howard Stern, 50 Cent, and the wild cast of The Sopranos.
The Complete Forbes Celebrity 100 List [Forbes]
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