Remember The Year That Was?

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Our tabloid culture has gotten so out of control, it seems you couldn’t click on a website in 2012 without tripping over a photo of a topless celebrity or sordid details of an illicit tryst. Who can keep the scandals straight anymore? Take a trip down memory lane to see whether you can remember who split the sheets, got cheated on, pregnant or punished in 2012.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart enraged Twihards the world over when it was revealed:
    • A. 

      She has never read the “Twilight” books.

    • B. 

      She cheated on boyfriend and co-star Robert Pattinson.

    • C. 

      She has been on Team Jacob this whole time.

  • 2. 
     That wasn’t the only heartbreak in the land of “Twilight.” In other sad news:
    • A. 

      Peter Facinelli and Jennie Garth filed for divorce.

    • B. 

      Nikki Reed and Paul McDonald filed for divorce.

    • C. 

      Someone finally told Taylor Lautner that Taylor Swift had broken up with him.

  • 3. 
     What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. Spare heir Prince Harry got in a royal bit of trouble when photos leaked of the prince:
    • A. 

      Puking from a balcony.

    • B. 

      Crying at a Celine Dion concert.

    • C. 

      Playing a game of strip billiards with topless women.

  • 4. 
     Jennifer Aniston shocked everyone when it was suddenly announced she had:
    • A. 

      Gotten engaged.

    • B. 

      Gotten pregnant.

    • C. 

      Challenged Angelina Jolie to a fistfight.

  • 5. 
     In an attempt to stave off impending home foreclosure, “Octomom” Nadya Suleman took the drastic step of:
    • A. 

      Robbing a liquor store.

    • B. 

      Starring in a porn film.

    • C. 

      Getting an actual job.

  • 6. 
     A judge denied Halle Berry her request to move to France with her daughter, Nahla. Berry said she wanted to move to France because:
    • A. 

      Fewer paparazzi.

    • B. 

      More film opportunities.

    • C. 

      The pastries, duh.

  • 7. 
     Who needs an Oscar? Hunky Channing Tatum got the biggest career boost of all when:
    • A. 

      He was asked to pose in Playgirl.

    • B. 

      He was hired to strip at Jennifer Aniston’s bachelorette party.

    • C. 

      People magazine named him Sexiest Man Alive.

  • 8. 
     “Jersey Shore” castmember Snooki experienced a milestone this year when she:
    • A. 

      Enrolled in college to get a degree in political science.

    • B. 

      Joined the Peace Corps.

    • C. 

      God help us, had a baby.

  • 9. 
     Kelsey Grammer raised some eyebrows when he brought this to an all-nighter at the Playboy Mansion:
    • A. 

      A handgun.

    • B. 

      His 3-month-old daughter.

    • C. 

      A Swedish female volleyball team.

  • 10. 
     Lindsay Lohan attempted to get her career back on track by:
    • A. 

      Getting sober.

    • B. 

      Taking a film role with a critically acclaimed indie director.

    • C. 

      Starring as Elizabeth Taylor in a low-budget Lifetime Channel movie.

  • 11. 
     Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton), experienced her first significant tabloid mishap when the future queen was snapped:
    • A. 

      Picking her nose.

    • B. 

      Sunbathing nude.

    • C. 

      Kissing Prince Harry.

  • 12. 
     Ryan Reynolds didn’t let his 2010 divorce from bombshell Scarlett Johansson keep him down. He rebounded by:
    • A. 

      Engaging in a series of high-profile affairs.

    • B. 

      Tying the knot with actress Blake Lively.

    • C. 

      Joining a monastery, because really, it just doesn’t get better than Scarlett Johansson.

  • 13. 
     Anderson Cooper surprised precisely no one when he acknowledged publicly that:
    • A. 

      He’s gay.

    • B. 

      He doesn’t use Just for Men Touch of Gray.

    • C. 

      Even he doesn’t like his daytime talk show.

  • 14. 
     It was a big shock when super-couple Heidi Klum and Seal announced their separation. Among the rumored reasons for their split:
    • A. 

      Klum was having an affair with her bodyguard.

    • B. 

      Klum broke down and revealed she hates “Kiss From a Rose.”

    • C. 

      They’d run out of kooky ideas for their annual vow-renewal ceremonies.

  • 15. 
    This longterm Hollywood couple confirmed that love is dead when they announced their sudden and shocking split:
    • A. 

      Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell.

    • B. 

      Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.

    • C. 

      Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman.

  • 16. 
      Naughty BDSM series “Fifty Shades of Grey” not only coined the term “mommy porn,” but its three books went on to become the biggest sellers of 2012. Nobody expected it to achieve such success, considering author E.L. James began writing it:
    • A. 

      As a dare.

    • B. 

      As Internet “Twilight” fan fiction.

    • C. 

      To help herself get over a bad relationship.

  • 17. 
    Bubba the Love Sponge is the name of:
    • A. 

      A new character on “South Park.”

    • B. 

      Paris Hilton's new DJ boyfriend.

    • C. 

      The dude who released Hulk Hogan's sex tape.

  • 18. 
    This singer had a better year than you. She had one of the year's top-selling albums, won a Grammy for album of the year and gave birth to her first child. She is:
    • A. 

      Beyoncé.

    • B. 

      Adele.

    • C. 

      Pink.

  • 19. 
     Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown raised some concerns when she announced her controversial engagement to:
    • A. 

      Her adopted brother.

    • B. 

      Her mother's former boyfriend, Ray J.

    • C. 

      John Mayer.

  • 20. 
     Katie Holmes caught Tom Cruise off-guard by serving him divorce papers:
    • A. 

      In the middle of a Scientology auditing session.

    • B. 

      During a film shoot overseas.

    • C. 

      On his birthday.