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Julia Roberts was named People magazine’s “most beautiful woman in the world” and the Internet simply wasn’t here for it. No shade to Ms. Roberts but it seems that the legendary mag would rather recycle stars like her and Jennifer Aniston before they let a new woman, especially a woman of color, grace the cover.

Check these ten women we feel could have easily been named the world’s most beautiful woman.

Ten Women Who Should Have Been Named ‘The Most Beautiful Woman In The World’  was originally published on

1. Rihanna


You can’t talk about beautiful without mentioning Rihanna. For more than a decade, Rih Rih has managed to make bad gal look beautiful.

2. Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian West

Mrs. West is a lot of things, but unattractive is not one of them.

3. Sanaa Lathan

Sanaa Lathan

Sanaa is a vintage beauty who only gets better with time.

4. Viola Davis

Viola Davis

Her smile and flawless skin alone could be enough to give Viola Davis the title as most beautiful woman in the world. The fact that she slays all of her red carpet looks is just a plus.

5. Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe

The only thing as captivating as the singer’s talent is her classic good looks.

6. Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor

Women are spending thousands of dollars to have Teyana’s fierce, feline features.