These are the 10 sexiest women in the world [SLIDESHOW]

Since Miley Cyrus is not very good at keeping secrets, she told the whole world that she was Maxim’s “sexiest woman in the world” last week.

Her spot on Maxim’s Hot 100 list doesn’t come as a surprise, but the nine other women who made the top 10 should be a surprise since they can keep their mouths shut.

Here are the 10 sexiest women in the world. (Four of them are former Disney stars.)

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  • Now that Rihanna is finally single after breaking up with Chris Brown (again), hopefully she will use her status as one of the sexiest women in the world to land a dude who is not a woman-beater.
  • Mila Kunis has been a mainstay on these lists for about a decade. That's staying power.
  • You have to hand it to Jennifer Love Hewitt. She was called "fat" for years before landing a Lifetime series that features her in lingerie for 45 minutes, and now she is back to being one of the "sexiest women in the world." Good for her!
  • See? Here is the relatively obscure Ashley Tisdale at No. 7. Has she even been in anything since "High School Musical"?
  • Now that former Disney stars like Vanessa Hudgens are well past being underage, Maxim decided to make up for lost time and put four of them in the top 10.
  • Elisha Cuthbert, who kind of fell off everyone's radar after "24" ended, is finally relevant again thanks to "Happy Endings." Her newfound relevancy might not last too long -- "Happy Endings" is on ABC's chopping block.

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