39 Celebrity Gossip Stories We Used To Care About

People Magazine’s archives are an amazingly hilarious walk down memory lane. Especially knowing now how these stories ended up, you wonder how we didn’t see it all coming.

1. Drew Barrymore’s first marriage

2. Gwen and Brad’s engagement

Jan 13, 1997

3. Anything Philip Michael Thomas

December 09, 1985

4. Laci Peterson’s murder

October 11, 2004

5. Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett’s marriage

July 12, 1993

6. Christie Brinkley’s helicopter crash

April 18, 1994

7. American Idol (nice hair, Ryan Seacrest)

May 01, 2003

8. Sandra Bullock’s “happy” marriage to Jesse James

July 31, 2006

9. Demi Moore taking a break from acting

April 23, 2001

10. Shannen Doherty’s quickie wedding

October 11, 1993

11. Brooke Shields’s and Andre Agassi’s split

April 26, 1999

12. Mike Tyson and Robin Given’s marriage

June 27, 1988

13. Heidi Montag

January 25, 2010

14. Mark Harmon as the sexiest man alive

January 27, 1986

15. Burt and Loni

June 28, 1993

16. Tom and Nicole being in love

June 08, 1992

17. “Sassy” Katie Couric

August 09, 1993

18. Eddie Murphy’s wedding to his first wife (she’s now on “Hollywood Exes”)

March 22, 1993

19. Tanya Tucker and Glen Cambell’s breakup

May 04, 1981

20. Cher and Gregg Allman

September 08, 1975

21. Apple Martin

May 31, 2004

22. Madonna and Sean Penn marry

September 02, 1985

23. Selena’s murder

April 17, 1995

24. Britney and Kevin Federline get engaged

July 12, 2004

25. JFK Jr. and Daryl Hannah

August 16, 1993

26. Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz’s wedding

June 02, 2008

27. Robert Downey Jr.’s drug addiction

December 18, 2000

28. Renée Zellweger and Kenny Chesney

May 23, 2005

29. Prince William’s first birthday

June 27, 1983

30. Nicky Hilton’s weird brief Vegas marriage

Aug 30, 2004

31. Donald and Ivana Trump’s breakup

February 26, 1990

32. Elvis’s 40th birthday

January 13, 1975

33. Brad and Jen’s wedding

August 14, 2000

34. Death of Dana Plato

May 24, 1999

35. Roy gets mauled by a tiger

September 27, 2004

36. Priscilla Presley and Michael Jackson break up

February 05, 1996

37. Leona Helmsley’s tax fraud

September 11, 1989

38. Ted Danson and Whoopi Goldberg’s romance

June 07, 1993

39. Kim Kardashian wishing she was married (in 2010)

November 22, 2010

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