Tamra Judge was once one of the longest-running cast members of the "The Real Housewives of Orange County." Along with Vicki Gunvalson, she was one of the OG's of the OC and became a fan favorite. According to her IMDb page, Judge first started appearing on the show in 2007. At the time, she was married to Simon Barney, and fans saw their rollercoaster relationship play out on the series. Fans also saw her romance with her now-husband, Eddie Judge, bloom on-screen. And who could forget her crazy antics with BFF Gunvalson?
From the very beginning of her career, Lil' Kim and controversy have gone hand-in-hand. Doing for hip-hop what Madonna did for pop, she was one of the first female rappers to openly confront then-taboo subjects like sexuality and feminism in an empowered manner. Matching male rappers' energy with ease while still showcasing her femininity, Lil' Kim's 1996 debut album "Hard Core" remains a classic today. In 2016, she told XXL, "Everything I did was super sexy, and they were just like, that was dope, because it had never been done in the hard core, gangsta hip-hop music that I was making."
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The 2022 BET Awards were sparking controversy in the weeks leading up to the event, so it's no wonder that the award show itself brought some drama. Most notably, the voting academy neglected to nominate chart-topping artist Lil Nas X, prompting him to start a Twitter conversation about homophobia in the Black community. Jack Harlow, Nas' "Industry Baby" collaborator, was also scrutinized for accepting his invite to the Black Entertainment Television awards as a white rapper. Per Variety, he showed up wearing a t-shirt displaying Lil Nas X as a sign of protest.
Bam Margera, known for his role on the MTV show "Jackass," has been on quite the rehab journey recently. The reality star was recently sent to rehab under a court order, according to CBS News, and therefore could not leave the facility at any time unless given permission. However, Margera reportedly fled from his rehab center in Delray Beach, Florida in a black Honda sedan in mid-June. Police began immediately searching for him because he was never authorized to leave the facility. According to The Palm Beach Post, he was found at a hotel bar by authorities just a few days later and was then sent back to rehab.
On June 14, in a landmark ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court voted to undo a 50-year precedent by overturning Roe v. Wade, the ruling which gave women the federal right to seek an abortion. It was expected for months that the court — now a conservative majority — may overturn the ruling, per CNN. In the hours and days that followed, massive protests broke out in major cities around the country. Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok were all flooded with memes, tweets, and posts about ruling.
On June 24, the attorney for Brian Laundrie's family released his eight-page notebook confession, in which he detailed murdering fiancée Gabby Petito. Laundrie and Petito had been the subjects of a highly-publicized missing person investigation, one centered around Petito's disappearance during the couple's cross-country trip in the summer of 2021, per CNN. Following Petito's disappearance, Laundrie returned home and did not speak with law enforcement about her whereabouts. Petito's body was eventually found in September 2021 in Grand Teton National Park, with her death ruled as a homicide by strangulation. Laundrie would die by suicide a few weeks later, with his remains found in October 2021 alongside a notebook, which the FBI later confirmed contained Laundrie's murder confession.
The hit sitcom "The Middle" featured an ensemble of funny and colorful characters. The Heck family was a kooky bunch, both dysfunctional and loving all at once. But the youngest Heck member Brick arguably became the standout on the show. Both nerdy and often at odds with his family members, the role was expertly played by Atticus Shaffer. The young actor gave a showy performance with biting sarcasm.
Gwen Stefani's many occupations include being a singer, songwriter, fashion designer, judge on "The Voice," and a makeup mogul. While many will have been introduced to the "Rich Girl" hitmaker back in the 1990s as the frontwoman of No Doubt, there was once upon a time when Stefani wasn't the main focus in the band. In fact, she initially only provided backing vocals on the side of the stage.
There's no doubt that Jennifer Aniston has had good luck in Hollywood. For years, she's graced us with her magnetic on-screen presence in prominent television shows and movies. She played the hilarious and spirited Rachel Green in the hit NBC show "Friends," where we fell in love with the character's iconic '90s looks and evolution from spoiled rich girl to independent career woman.
The Astroworld tragedy sent shockwaves through Hollywood. According to Fox News, Travis Scott was performing in front of a crowd of about 50,000 during his Astroworld concert in Houston, Texas in November 2021 when the unthinkable happened. Tragedy struck when 10 victims died of "compression asphyxia" as the crowd surged toward the stage. All deaths were determined to be accidental, but many slammed Scott for failing to stop the concert as people were getting trampled. It's believed more people could have been saved if Scott stopped performing sooner.
Ever since the advent of modern-day popular culture during the early years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, the public, and the media have taken an extensive interest in the personal life of the British Royal Family. Unfortunately for them, it may be hard to catch a break from the public eye, which is surely what must make their friendships particularly special.
The following article includes discussion of sexual assault. In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, many women across the country are facing greatly restricted access to their previously-constitutionally guaranteed reproductive services. According to the New York Times, trigger laws have already gone into effect immediately (or will in the near future) in 13 states which ban virtually all abortions from the moment of conception, including some states which do not have an exception for rape. Several more are set to ban or restrict abortions in the coming months. The outlet reports this is likely to affect millions women of reproductive age across the country.
Rudy Giuliani isn't exactly a stranger to controversy. The political figure turned former lawyer to Donald Trump has pretty much courted controversy for much of his career, with one of his biggest dramas coming when he unexpectedly featured in the 2020 movie "Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm" and was accused of some, well, pretty questionable behavior, per The Guardian.
Lots of celebrities get plastic surgery, but not everyone comes clean about the specific work they've had done. Demi Moore is no exception to this Hollywood trend. The "Ghost" star has wowed us for years with her distinctive beauty. But at times, her face has looked shockingly different. While Moore has opened up about her appearance before (like her missing teeth), her evolving face has remained somewhat of a mystery.
When it comes to some of Hollywood's most beloved and brightest stars, Sandra Bullock ranks up there with the best of them. Bullock has starred in plenty of well-known films, like "Miss Congeniality" and "The Blind Side." According to IMDb, she has 59 acting credits to her name and she's helped produce 17 movies.
Despite Kendall Jenner's rumored breakup with basketball beau Devin Booker, love is blooming at the Kardashian compound. Kourtney Kardashian seems happier than ever with new husband Travis Barker, Kim Kardashian's relationship with boyfriend Pete Davidson continues to heat up — and now, Khloé Kardashian reportedly has a new man in her life! Khloé was famously in an on-off relationship with NBA star Tristan Thompson for several years. Though the pair share daughter True Thompson, Tristan's various cheating scandals were enough for Khloé to finally pull the plug for good. During an ABC News special in April, when asked about Tristan, Khloé said, "I still think he's a great guy, and he's a great dad. He's just not the guy for me."
Ophelia Nichols' son, Randon Lee, has died. The popular TikTok star, who goes by the name Mama To, confirmed the tragic news in a heartbreaking almost three-minute-long TikTok video in which she spoke to her more than 7 million followers through tears. She explained that the day she was filming would have been her son's 19th birthday, but he was shot dead the night before. "My son was murdered. He was shot," she said, pleading with her followers to share anything they know about what happened while confirming police have leads on two people potentially involved in the horrific incident. "There's almost 7 million people that follow me. Somebody's got to know something," she continued, writing on the video, "I will not stop until my [son's] murderer is found and prosecuted."
There's no doubt that, when Jamie Foxx enters a room, all eyes are on him. A lot has been said about his charisma and his undeniable charm. In fact, he was called a real-life Prince Charming when he attended a "Cinderella Ball" at the National Capital Arena back in 2018, per The Washington Post. That said, though, Foxx has always remained rather humble about his career and his success. In an interview with Men's Journal, he admitted he didn't get this far in life without years of hard work. Foxx said, "People can become anything. I'm from a little town of 12,000 people in Terrell, Texas. Anything is possible."
Actor and film producer Alec Baldwin has never been one to shy away from controversy. Case in point: the time he left a damaging voicemail calling his then-11-year-old daughter, Ireland Baldwin a "pig." Yikes. Then, in 2021, the actor made headlines after discharging what was meant to be a prop gun on the set of his Western film, "Rust" tragically killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. To add insult to injury, he later appeared in an ABC special wherein he took zero responsibility for the fatal accident. "The trigger wasn't pulled. I didn't pull the trigger. I would never point a gun at anyone and pull the trigger at them" he declared to ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos. "Someone put a live bullet in a gun, a bullet that wasn't even supposed to be on the property. Someone is responsible for what happened, and I can't say who that is, but I know it's not me."
The "One Chicago" universe is known for its emotional turbulence. As such, it only makes sense that many of the "One Chicago" characters have had some dramatic exits. However, Norma Kuhling's departure had the kind of intensity that still has fans shaken years later. As longtime "Chicago Med" viewers will...