IT’S been a big year in the celebrity world, with plenty of good news, bad news and shocking news.
As we come to the end of 2015, let’s take a look back at some of scandalous stories that had us talking this year, both in Australia and around the world.
1. Charlie Sheen
Hollywood star Charlie Sheen dropped a bombshell last month when he admitted he is HIV-positive and that he’d paid upwards of $US10 million ($14 million) in hush money to keep people quiet about his diagnosis.
2. Suzi Taylor
The Block has never had a contestant as scandalous as Suzi Taylor. The single mother
was snapped topless on a boat in a series of lewd photographs after Crown Oaks Day in Melbourne, just four days before collapsing on the set of the renovation show and being taken to hospital.
3. Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande shocked America when her doughnut-licking in a Californian doughnut store made headlines in July this year.
4. Justin Bieber
Who could forget when the Bieber Weiner pictures went viral and the world saw more of Justin Bieber than we ever wanted to?
5. Paris Hilton
For the first time ever, the world felt sorry for Paris Hilton when she was the supposed victim of a plane crash prank in which she said she believed she was going to die.
6. Lauren Brant and Beau Ryan
Lauren Brant and Beau Ryan hit the headlines in September this year when Brant’s ex-fiance told Woman’s Day she had a steamy liaison with The Footy Show’s Beau Ryan after they appeared in a children’s musical together.
7. Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp’s pooches Pistol and Boo were deported from Australia and sent back to the US via private jet after they were found to have been illegally brought into the country while Depp was filming Pirates of The Caribbean on the Gold Coast.
8. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
After 10 years of marriage and three children, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck split in June amid rumours he cheated with the family nanny. The pair share three young children.
9. Guiliana Rancic
The E! fashion commentary show was Fashion Police saw the departure of three hosts this year.
10. Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom
It’s been a long journey for Lamar Odom after he was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel on October 13, with his loved ones told he only had hours to live after he was placed in an induced coma