The year's most unexpected celebrity stories, so far
How will we remember 2019?
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It's been a year of huge stories, from the positive to the devastating. Mozambique is trying to recover from Cyclone Idai, while the streets of Sudan are up in arms about military rule. Hong Kong is staging its biggest protest ever, with millions on the streets to reject a new Chinese law. Theresa May resigned, while Donald Trump is building a border wall with the next election looming. What's more, New Zealand was terrorized by the Christchurch mosque shootings, the worst in the country's history.
But for now, why not focus on something lighter? The world of showbiz has also been chaotic this year, with big breakups, feuds, scandals, and PR nightmares. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their first child, Kevin Hart joked his way out of the Oscars, and Michael Jackson returned to the spotlight, but not for the right reasons. Whether you've been living under a rock or just need a quick refresher, here's a roundup of the year's most salacious stories from the world of showbiz.
There have been plenty of celebrity stories with twists and turns, just like a thrilling TV show. Just take the case of Jussie Smollett, the actor who allegedly staged a racist and homophobic attack against himself. Police doubted the story, and their investigation named Smollett as the perpetrator. However, prosecutors dropped the case, with the actor able to walk free. Then there's the latest Kardashian drama. Tristan Thompson was accused of cheating on Khloé Kardashian. The story was made even more scandalous when Jordyn Woods was named as Thompson's secret fling. Woods, if you didn't know, is/was the best friend of Kylie Jenner, Khloe's sister. Yikes...
Well, without further ado, check out the most unexpected showbiz stories of the year, so far.
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