you set out to photograph the "50 Most Beautiful People in
the World", you're bound to encounter a few surprises. This
year, none was bigger than comedian Jon Stewart's agreement to
pose on the condition that he could do it in a prom dress -- for
a couple of shots, anyway.
people are doing the right thing," said the host of Comedy
Central's The Daily Show. "I want to do something
different." Jumping at the chance to be seen as he has never
(he assures us) been seen before, he wedged himself into a $1,500
vintage dotted tulle frock and, with tiara, gloves and beaded
cashmere sweater in place, declared, "I feel pretty."