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Reminder: This Is What The Biggest Celeb Events Of 2007 Looked Like

2007 was a pretty full-on year.

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1. Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz split.

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After almost four years together, Timberlake and Diaz called it quits in early 2007. Proving exes can remain civil, the two starred in Bad Teacher together four years later.

2. And not long after, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake started dating.

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Timberlake moved on to Jessica Biel in 2007. The two split briefly a few years later, but quickly reconciled and are now married with a son, Silas.

4. And a DNA test proved Larry Birkhead was the father of her daughter, Dannielynn.

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The test proved Birkhead to be the father of Smith's daughter, after Howard K. Stern was listed as the father on the birth certificate.


5. Britney Spears infamously shaved her head.

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After splitting from Kevin Federline and the death of her aunt from ovarian cancer, Britney stayed in a drug rehabilitation clinic, checking herself out less than a day later. The next day she was spotted shaving her head.

6. And she kinda bombed at the VMAs.

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Returning to the stage after her much publicised divorce (and of course shaved head incident), Britney's nervous performance unfortunately garnered negative reviews, with the New York Times stating, "she didn't disappoint, she was awful".

7. So Chris Crocker begged everyone to leave Britney alone.

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Who could ever forget Crocker's passionate and tearful plea?


9. Alec Baldwin learned he probably shouldn't rage over voicemail.

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Baldwin made headlines after this raging voicemail towards his daughter Ireland, in which he called her a "rude, thoughtless little pig" among other things.

10. Isaiah Washington was fired from Grey's Anatomy after his slur against T.R. Knight.

Washington was not invited back to Season 4 of Grey's Anatomy after using a homophobic slur towards co-worker Knight the previous year.

11. Lindsay Lohan checked into rehab.

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Lohan had quite the tumultuous year, checking in and out of rehab numerous times after two DUI incidents. She lated admitted to drug and alcohol addiction.

12. Mischa Barton was arrested for DUI.

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Barton was also arrested after a DUI in 2007 and driving without a valid license. The star of The O.C. later told Ryan Seacrest, "obviously, I'm 100% responsible for my actions in this case and I'm really disappointed in myself".


13. Nicole Richie announced her pregnancy.

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Just after pleading guilty to a DUI from the year before, Nicole Richie announced to Diane Sawyer that she was pregnant with Joel Madden's child. The couple are still together and now have two children.

14. Owen Wilson attempted suicide.

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In news that shocked the world, actor and comedian Owen Wilson was rushed to hospital after a suicide attempt. In a statement following, Wilson asked the media to respect his privacy and allow him to "receive care and heal in private during this difficult time".

15. Vanessa Hudgens' nudes were leaked.

High School Musical sweetheart Vanessa Hudgens made headlines after her nude photos were leaked. She later said in an interview, "It was something that was meant to be private, and even though it isn't anymore, I'd still like to keep it as private as I can."

16. Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown officially divorced.

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Houston filed for divorce in September the previous year. The divorce was finalised mid-2007, with Houston awarded custody of their daughter, Bobbi Christina Brown.

17. And Jamie-Lynn Spears announced her pregnancy.


Jamie-Lynn Spears stole some headlines from her older sister in the latter half of the year, announcing her pregnancy at age 16. She gave birth to her daughter Maddie in 2008.