The world mourned the losses of Gene Wilder, Arnold Palmer, Florence Henderson, and David Bowie back in 2016. It was a rough year for our collective childhoods, no doubt. But we made it through another year and set our optimistic hearts towards 2017. Sadly, not a year goes by without the loss of the idols that we once looked up to, and 2017 was no different.
We donâ€™t just celebrate forward-thinking celebs for their cultural explorations of the unknown. We also give them a bit of a pass when their experiments miss their mark. That is, until it comes to the names of their children. Celebrities make strange decisions. Having children isnâ€™t strange of course. But, naming them after inanimate objects, fictional characters, items of clothing, and produce? Well, thatâ€™s just unforgiveable.
Itâ€™s a tale as old as time. No, not that one. The one where the uber-successes athlete, champion of champions, is outed as a scientifically modified cheater. Then comes the feelings of betrayal, the outrage, and, at least for the athlete, rock bottom.
When someone passes away, their family mourns and celebrates their life. When the same happens to someone famous, an entire world can be stopped in its tracks.
English actor Sean Bean (sadly not pronounced, Seen Bean) has died so many times onscreen that weâ€™re starting to lose count. Whether heâ€™s being shot by arrows, impaled by an anchor, or killed by cattle, Bean nails it every time. Here are our favorite Bean death scenes from both film and television. Warning: spoilers lie ahead.
Iconic is an understatement. The Joker is the quintessential pop culture villain. Money doesnâ€™t motivate him and emotion doesnâ€™t faze him. Heâ€™s motivated by chaos in and of itself. Which is a scary proposition for Batman and comic book nerds alike.
Sometimes, though, an incident on an airplane isnâ€™t the airlines fault. No one hates bad press more than celebrities, but some of them just canâ€™t keep their names out of the spotlight. They may be all high and mighty, but celebrities travel just like us, and that means taking a plane to get from place to place.
You know youâ€™ve really made it as a celebrity when youâ€™re famous enough to put out a memoir. While many celebrity memoirs can be self-indulgent and badly written, here are 10 of our favorite celeb penned books that will make you laugh, make you cry, and perhaps make you see the author in a whole new light.
What is it about celebrities and their â€śbrandsâ€ť that seems to almost require a ridiculous trademark? Having talent, being beautiful, and socializing with the choicest of companions isnâ€™t enough anymore â€” these celebrities have sought to acquire a trademark that will distinguish them from among the rest of the A-listers.