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 don’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 isn’t strange of course. But, naming them after inanimate objects, fictional characters, items of clothing, and produce? Well, that’s just unforgiveable.
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 we’re starting to lose count. Whether he’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.
Sometimes, though, an incident on an airplane isn’t the airlines fault. No one hates bad press more than celebrities, but some of them just can’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 you’ve really made it as a celebrity when you’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 “brands” that seems to almost require a ridiculous trademark? Having talent, being beautiful, and socializing with the choicest of companions isn’t enough anymore — these celebrities have sought to acquire a trademark that will distinguish them from among the rest of the A-listers.
Just like the rest of us, celebrities make mistakes. Unlike the rest of us, celebs are under constant scrutiny and their gaffes rarely seem to go unnoticed. Fame is fickle and one wrong move can easily turn a rising star into a falling one.
In light of this year’s disastrous screw-up at the Oscars, we thought that we would take a look back at the most hilarious and cringe-worthy award show fails in history.