Hollywood has had it's fair share of ups and downs the past year. We lost some great musicians, great actors, celebs got mugged at their residence, a couple of divorces and surprise presidential election, of course. These are the biggest incidents that made the headlines in the year 2016!
1. Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar
Nobody deserves an Oscar better than Leonardo DiCaprio. Finally, after 4 nominations, he bagged the award in the bygone year for his awe-inspiring performance as Hugh Glass in the movie The Revenant. Although it wasn't his best performance, he did give it a fair shot!
2. Prince died
April 21st saw the death of legendary musician, Prince Nelson. The Singer is said to have died of an overdose of the opioid, fentanyl, and several other drugs were found to be labeled wrongly at his residence. It was rumored that he was also suffering from AIDS.
3. Kim Kardashian West robbed at gunpoint
News cam on October 3rd that reality-star Kim Kardashian had been robbed at her Hotel in Paris. Kim went on a social-media blackout immediately as it was pointed out that her constant check-ins and other social media updates were responsible for her being an easy catch!
4. Brangelina Divorce
One of the most adored celebrity couples, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie split up and filed for divorce on September 27th! Charges were filed against Brad for reported child-abuse. They were parents to 6 wonderful kids, out of which 3 were adopted.
5. Depp & Heard Divorce
Another celeb-couple who bit the dust was Johnny Depp & Amber Heard! The news broke in late May when Amber had filed for divorce from the Pirates of the Caribbean star on charges of domestic abuse. She even filed for a restraining order! Who would abuse such a beauty!
6. Gigi Hadid mocks Melania Trump
After being ranked as the number 1 model in the world, Gigi was the girl in demand! Her fame was somewhat tarnished when she mocked Melania Trump at an award ceremony, referring to her alleged Michelle Obama speech! Later she issued a public apology.
7. Prince Harry starts dating 'Suits' heroine
Prince Harry of Wales, called Prince Harry (don't ask how), reportedly started dating Meghan Markle of Suits fame, soon after hey met each other in Toronto. It is said that she was introduced to the rest of the royal family and things look pretty solid at the moment!
8. Harry Potter's Snape died
We lost a brilliant actor on Jan. 14th, when Alan Rickman lost his battle with cancer. Professor Severus Snape from the Harry Potter movies was 69 at the time!
9. Great Director Garry Marshall died
Director, Producer Garry Marshall who was famous for TV shows in the early 70s such as Happy Days and Mork & Mindy and blockbusters like Pretty Woman succumbed to complications of pneumonia following a stroke on the 19th of July.
10. Donald Trump's Hollywood walk of Fame Star destroyed!
Vandals destroyed Donald Trump's Hollywood walk of fame star on the 26th of October, just two weeks before the presidential elections. Later on, Trump star was rebuilt and shielded by a (someone's favorite) concrete wall, complete with barbed wires and all!