At number four was former 'Baywatch' star David Hasselhoff's moment drinking in the shower. However, Columbia Univeristy President Lee Bollinger slamming Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after inviting him to speak on campus has topped the list. Bollinger took a lot of flack for hosting Ahmadinejad, who has called for Israel's annihilation and questioned the existence of the Holocaust.
But Bollinger took even more criticism for introducing the dictator as 'a petty and cruel dictator.' '30 Rock' star Alec Baldwin getting caught calling his 11-year-old daughter a 'rude, thoughtless was the third most awkward moment. The list of Time's Top 10 Awkward Moments of 2007 is as follows:
1.) Columbia University President Lee Bollinger invites the Iranian president to speak on campus.
2.) Paris Hilton cries for her mommy.
3.) Alec Baldwin rips his daughter a new one.
4.) David Hasselhoff drunk in the shower.
5.) Family values Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) admits his number is in the so-called D.C. Madam's little black book.
6.) Britney Spears' zombie dance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
7.) Rosie O'Donnell calls co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck a coward on "The View."
8.) Fox TV censors Sally Field at the Emmy Awards.
9.) Miss Teen South Carolina says Americans don't know about geography because they lack maps.
10.) Rudy Giuliani's kids won"t back him for president.