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21 Wild Celebrity Fails From This Past Year

It's been a messy, messy year.

1. When Adam Levine (allegedly) cheated on his wife, tried to (allegedly) name his child after the woman in question, and then had his (alleged) sexts leaked.

Screenshot of alleged texts with Adam Levine

2. When Kim Kardashian told Variety that her advice for women in business was, "Get your fucking ass up and work. It seems like nobody wants to work these days.”

The Kardashians

3. When celebrities from Taylor Swift to Jay-Z were called out for the staggering carbon emissions of their private jet flights.

Kylie Jenner: "you wanna take mine or yours ?"

4. When Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars.

Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars

5. When Jimmy Kimmel laid on the floor during Quinta Brunson's Emmys speech.

Jimmy Kimmel laying on the floor during Quinta Brunson's Emmys acceptance speech

6. When Ned Fulmer was ousted from the Try Guys after photos showed him cheating on his wife with a coworker.

7. When Nick Cannon welcomed four children this year...and said he was up for more.

Nick Cannon

8. When Liam Payne said that Simon Cowell told him that One Direction was formed around him.

Closeup of Liam Payne

9. When Kim Kardashian maintained that she healthily lost 16 pounds in 21 days to wear Marilyn Monroe's "Happy Birthday" dress to the Met Gala — despite it leading to a flare-up of her psoriatic arthritis.

Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala in Marilyn Monroe's dress

10. When the Don't Worry Darling press tour made us all worry, darling.

The cast of "Don't Worry Daring"

11. When Matthew Morrison got fired as a judge from So You Think You Can Dance over reportedly sending a dancer a flirty message.

Closeup of Matthew Morrison

12. When Sydney Sweeney posted a photo at her mom's birthday showing people wearing MAGA-style hats and even a Blue Lives Matter shirt.

13. When Tristan Thompson finally admitted after a paternity test that he had fathered a child with Maralee Nichols while with Khloé Kardashian.

Screenshot of Tristan Thompson's admission

14. When Hilaria Baldwin named her seventh child with Alec Baldwin after the Spanish-sounding version of her name.

Hilaria and Alex Baldwin

15. When Kendall Jenner didn't know how to cut a cucumber.

Kendell Jenner cutting a cucumber

16. When Drake shared a photo he took of a random woman at a restaurant onto his Instagram story with the caption, "Tried to airdrop this woman a pic of herself 'cause she’s a dime.”

Closeup of Drake

17. When Noah Schnapp leaked Doja Cat's DMs asking about Joseph Quinn, igniting a short-lived feud.

Screenshot of Noah Schnapp's DMs

18. When the owner of the NYC restaurant Balthazar said that James Corden was banned as he was the "most abusive customer to my Balthazar servers since the restaurant opened 25 years ago."

Closeup of James Corden

19. When Kim Kardashian was caught Photoshopping Khloé's daughter True onto pictures of Kylie's daughter Stormi at Disneyland.

Screenshot of Kim Kardashian's story

20. When Lily-Rose Depp weighed in on the "nepo baby" discourse by saying, "If somebody’s mom or dad is a doctor, and then the kid becomes a doctor, you’re not going to be like, ‘Well, you’re only a doctor because your parent is a doctor.’ It’s like, ‘No, I went to medical school and trained.’"

Lily-Rose Depp

21. Finally... Whatever the hell is still happening with Elon Musk and Twitter.

Elon Musk

The year is almost over, and we're looking back on 2022. Check out more from the year here!