Yesterday, we rounded up the first ten of the year’s biggest scandals, and as the New Year fast approaches, we’ve got the rest of the list! From affairs to divorces to a love child, check out the ten most outrageous and shocking celebrity stories of 2013:
10. Miley, Miley, Miley
2013 was no doubt the year of Miley Cyrus. After Star broke the story that her then-fiance Liam Hemsworth had cheated on her with January Jones in February, the 21-year-old’s drug use and raunchiness went into overdrive. In May, eyewitnesses claim they saw her snorting white powder in the bathroom at the Met Gala, and her song “We Can’t Stop” made references to partying, specifically the recreational drug Molly. Of course, no one will ever forget her foam finger, tongue, and twerking on Robin Thicke at the Video Music Awards in August.
9. Amanda Bynes’ Mental Breakdown
Amanda Bynes began making headlines in the beginning of the year for her Twitter rants, image obsession and overall odd behavior. The trouble really began, though, in July, when she lit fire to a residential driveway in California. She was admitted to the hospital on an involuntary 5150 hold, and has been reportedly diagnosed as bipolar and schizophrenic. After months in recovery, she’s currently under the care of her parents in California.
It doesn’t seem like the story is over for the former Nickelodeon star quite yet, though. A judge recently declared her competent enough to stand trial in her April 2012 DUI case…and she’ll likely be dealing with her mental illness for a long time to come.
8. Justin Bieber Acts Out
It seems that since Justin Bieber split from Selena Gomez at the beginning of the year, an entirely different person has taken him over. All year long, the Biebs has made headlines for causing mischief — from attacking a photographer in the U.K. to a bar fight in the Hamptons (and much, much more). He was caught on camera peeing in a mop bucket, got in trouble in more than one country for vandalism, has been outed by his neighbors for reckless driving, and had the cops called to his home on more than one occasion.
7. The Giudices Face Prison
Things got real for this Real Housewives of New Jersey couple in 2013! Teresa and Joe Giudice are currently facing 41 charges of fraud, and could go to prison for 50 years if found guilty. Plus, Joe faces the possibility of being deported back to Italy. The duo have vehemently denied the charges, but won’t know their fate until their trial in February.
6. Will Smith’s Sexy Photo Boot With Costar
In October, Star exclusively revealed photos of Will Smith getting cozy with his Focus costar Margot Robbie. The photo booth pics show the actors both lifting their shirts up while making faces for the camera, with a witness adding, “They were hugging and nuzzling each other in the dark.”
5. Simon Cowell Impregnates His Best Friend’s Wife
For someone who’s never wanted kids, Simon Cowell should’ve been a bit more careful while carrying on an affair with his best friend’s wife! Over the summer, it was revealed that the X-Factor host had knocked up Lauren Silverman while she was married to his pal, Andrew. Now, the socialite is divorced and in a relationship with the 54-year-old … but will Simon ever be ready for marriage?
4. Paula Deen’s Empire Crumbles
This year, during a racial discrimination lawsuit, Paula Deen admitted to using the ‘N word.’ Although the case was eventually thrown out, the TV chef lost her job on the Food Network, as well as many of her endorsement deals.
3. Lance Armstrong’s Doping Revealed
Lance Armstrong’s seven Tour de France wins don’t look as impressive after his 2013 admission. After being caught, the cyclist and cancer survivor told Oprah Winfrey that he’d used illicit performance-enhancing drugs during his career. He was stripped of his titles and banned from competing in the sport again.
2. Kris and Bruce Jenner Split
Star readers weren’t surprised when Kris and Bruce Jenner announced their separation in October. Although the Kardashian matriarch previously slammed our reports that a split was imminent, she finally admitted that they’d been living separately for a year. The drama will play out on Season 9 of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, beginning in January.
1. Khloe Kardashian Files For Divorce
Over the summer, three different women told Star their stories about their respective affairs with Lamar Odom. One even went into detail about how Khloe Kardashian reacted when she found out. Just a few weeks after, it was revealed that the basketball player was addicted to crack cocaine, and then he was arrested for DUI. Although the reality star stood by her husband for months, eventually she filed for divorce on Dec. 13.