The year 2014 had its share of celebrity glorifying and controversial moments. Below is the list of 10 celebrity news that blew our minds.
- The Kimye wedding
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were among the celebrities who tied the knot in 2014. The wedding took place in in Florence on May 24, 2014. Everything has been a headline after the couple announced their wedding – preparations, celebrity guests, the outfits, the costs and the happenings during and the ceremony.
- Justin Bieber’s arrest
The pop star had his share of the limelight controversial after being arrested on Jan. 23, 2014 for DUI and resisting arrest in Miami, Florida. He then donated $50,000 to a youth charity along with his guilty plea to settle the case.
- Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married
The couple tied the knot after being together for almost a decade in their French château on Aug. 23, 2014. The wedding was said to be organized by their six children and was attended by family members and 20 of the couple’s closest friends. Though the couple was already married in California, there is no denying that the Brangelina’s French wedding is the wedding of the year.
- Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” video release and rumored bum implant
The rapper and songwriter released her controversial “Anaconda” video on Aug. 19, 2014, which earned both criticisms and praises. Minaj also got the media’s attention after the implant rumors when she performed at “Fashion Rocks 2014.”
- Miley Cyrus’ silver tinsel wig, disco ball pasties and silver suspenders
Miley Cyrus looked all glittery and party-ready with her silver outfit (including the suspenders/thong) when she performed for “Art Basel” in Miami. Cyrus was with her boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger.
- Emma Watson and her gender equality campaign
In her UN speech in September 2014, Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson the HeForShe campaign.
“Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong,” said Watson.
- Solange Knowles attacked at Jay Z in an elevator
The world was shocked when a security video showing Solange attacking her brother-in-law Jay Z was released to the public. The issue sparked up the long rumored marital problems between Solange’s sister Beyonce and the rapper, which the three have cleared up by releasing a joint statement.
- Celebrity nude digital hacks
More than 100 celebrities were in the spotlight when their private pictures were leaked on the internet. The photos were hacked from the celebrities through the iCloud breach in August 2014. Among the celebrities whose photos were hacked are Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian and Kaley Cuoco.
- The movie “The Interview” was released amidst the Sony hack issue.
The controversial North Korea satire comedy film, which stars James Franco and Seth Rogen was believed to be the reason why Sony Pictures Entertainment was infiltrated by hackers. It was believed that the government of North Korea backed up the hackers because the movie was insulting their leader. Despite the threats, Sony released the movie and was made available for online rental and purchase. The movie was also released in some selected cinemas.
- Kim Kardashian’s “break the internet” photo
Paper Magazine and reality TV star Kim Kardashian worked together and released a series of photos for the magazine’s “break the Internet” issue. People online went crazy about the photos that several parodies and memes were out to break the internet.
Reflecting on the list above, 2014 indeed have the biggest and loudest celebrity news to date. For more entertainment updates, follow Movie News Guide (MNG).
Photo source: Wikimedia Commons/The Heart Truth/Uploaded by gohe007