Miley Cyrus was on a mission to shed her Disney image – and boy, did she ever during a raunchy performance with Robin Thicke at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 25. Clad in a skimpy outfit and with her tongue wagging, Miley brought “twerking” into the national spotlight.
Supermodel Heidi Klum almost lost her bathing suit while rushing to the rescue when her oldest son, Henry, got caught up in a dangerous riptide in Hawaii on March 31. Brave Heidi also came to the aid of one of her kids’ nannies (inset).
Tragedy struck on Nov. 30 when “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker, 40, was killed as the cherry-red Porsche Carrera speedster he was riding in slammed into a light pole and burst into flames in Valencia, Calif. His business partner, Roger Rodas, was driving and also died in the crash.
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Curvy Kim Kardashian’s fashion choices during her pregnancy with adorable baby North didn’t always work in her favor – including this unfortunate black and white ensemble that bore a striking resemblance to an orca! Her infant daughter – whose papa is music mogul Kanye West – was born on June 15.
Lunch with wife Hilaria in August turned into a tussle for Alec Baldwin. Days after daughter Carmen’s birth, the “30 Rock” star manhandled a photographer who tried to snap their picture outside a New York City restaurant.
In May, 300-pound O.J. Simpson sought a new trial on armed robbery and kidnapping charges. His request was denied.
“Lethal Weapon” star Mel Gibson, 57, shows off his buff arms – and receding hairline – after pumping iron at an L.A. gym in August.
Everyone wants to be Pam Anderson! “Today” host Matt Lauer dressed up as the “Baywatch” babe for the NBC show’s Halloween bash (above), and Ajay Rochester of Australia’s “Biggest Loser” donned Pam’s iconic red bathing suit for a beach run.
“Catch My Breath” singer Kelly Clarkson is already battling rumors hubby Brandon Blackstock is cheating. But she was all smiles when they tied the knot Oct. 20 at Blackberry Farm Resort in Tennessee.
England’s Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, leave a London hospital with their newborn son, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. Born July 22, the royal baby weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and is third in line to the throne.