A survey of 500 Americans for Parade magazine, conducted by InsightExpress, also found that 42 percent thought Oprah Winfrey was the smartest celebrity. Twenty-four percent chose Donald Trump, 11 percent chose Jon Stewart, 9 percent chose Brooke Shields and 8 percent chose Bono.
Thirty-nine percent thought Michael Jackson's acquittal was the biggest shock of 2005, while 22 percent thought the marriage of Renee Zellweger and Kenny Chesney was the biggest shock and 21 percent thought Tom Cruise's wacky behavior in the media the biggest shock.
Parade's poll of a representative sample of Americans has a margin of error of plus/minus 4 percent.
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