There’s been a neverending cycle of cheating scandals in 2019! Reality stars like Khloe Kardashian and her baby daddy Tristan Thompson and Teresa and her husband Joe Giudice seemed to have had the most drama this year.
Season 16 of Keeping Up With The Kardashians has been largely centered around Tristan cheating on Khloe with none-other than Kylie Jenner’s former BFF Jordyn Woods. The NBA player was caught making out with Jordyn at a party in February nearly one year after he cheated on Khloe within hours of welcoming their daughter True in April 2018.
Jordyn claimed in an interview with Jada Pinkett Smith on Red Table Talk in March that he kissed her on the way out, but that nothing more happened. The model quickly moved out of Kylie’s house and they haven’t repaired their friendship.
Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Teresa and Joe both accused on another of being unfaithful during a special on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on October 27. As OK! readers know Teresa was photographed holding hands with a younger man in February. When Andy asked if Teresa was faithful while Joe was in prison, he responded, “I don’t think so.”
Teresa similarly said, “Do I feel like he was faithful? No!” The couple split on December 17, Us Weekly confirmed.
Miranda Lambert secretly married NYPD officer Brendan McLoughlin in January after meeting in November 2018. Following the news of their wedding, Brendan’s ex-fiancée Jackie Bruno’s mom, Carol, told OK! the NYPD officer cheated on Jackie in 2018 and fathered a son named Landon with a woman named Kaihla Rettinger.
Landon was born just three days before Brendan met Miranda. The country music star has since adjusted to being a stepmom. “We spend time in New York where we get to see our adorable nugget, she told Extra.
Former Bachelorette Hannah Brown thought she found love with her ex-fiancé Jed Wyatt during the finale on July 30. Hannah later found out Jed’s ex-girlfriend Haley Stevens agreed to let him go on the show to further his music career with the promise that they would stay together once he got eliminated. The former Miss Alabama dumped Jed over the phone.
YG and Kehlani made their debut as a couple during NYFW in September. Just weeks later, YG was taped making out with another woman outside of Poppy Night Club in Los Angeles. “He was drunk, got carried away and it was very regretful for putting himself in that situation and hurting Kehlani,” the rapper’s team said in a statement. “He has no romantic connection to the girl, just a drunken moment carried away.”
Justin Timberlake shocked fans in late November when he was spotted holding hands his costar Alisha Wainwright in New Orleans. Rumors swirled that he was cheating on his wife Jessica Biel after he was seen hanging out in Alisha's trailer on November 26, following the photos of them holding hands.
Justin and Jessica have been married since 2012 and are parents to 4-year-old son Silas. “A few weeks ago I displayed a strong lapse in judgment -- but let me be clear -- nothing happened between me and my costar. I drank way too much that night and regret my behavior. I should have known better,” Justin said on Instagram on December 4. “I apologize to my amazing wife and family for putting them through such an embarrassing situation, and I am focused on being the best husband and father I can be. This was not that.”
Porsha Williams’ fiancé Dennis McKinley allegedly admitted to cheating on her while she was pregnant with their daughter Pilar Jhena during the November 10 episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Dennis publicly denied having an affair in June after they split.
"I had just heard my fiancé say that he actually had sex with someone while I was carrying our child," she told cameras. "To be disrespected at the most sacred time in life is like, I just can’t forgive that."
Pamela Anderson split from Adil Rami after two years of dating. In a tearful video posted to Instagram in July, she claimed Adil was physically abusive to her. The Baywatch actress also shared alleged emails between his ex-girlfriend and baby mama, Sidonie Biémont, who told Pamela she was having an affair with Adil for nearly two years.
Adil denied the allegations of abuse but never spoke out about the cheating.
Kylie and Travis Scott were also the subject of cheating rumors this year. Shortly after the makeup mogul and the rapper’s split on October 1, rumors surfaced that Travis had a fling with an Instagram model named Rojean Kar. He denied the allegations on October 4. "It's really affecting when you see false things said about you. Once again these false stories about me cheating are just simply not true. Focusing on life, music and family at this moment is what's real," he wrote on his Instagram Story.
Jim Edmonds was caught in a sexting scandal in June. “Regrettably, I had a lapse in judgment. I engaged in an inappropriate conversation with this person. But at no time was there any type of relationship or physical contact. Absolutely none," he told Us Weekly on June 13. Meghan King Edmonds stuck by him initially.
Jim filed for divorce from the former Real Housewives of Orange County star in October after five years of marriage. Meghan accused Jim of sleeping with their nanny Carly Wilson and having an inappropriate relationship with her. Both Jim and Carly vehemently denied the allegations.
Miley Cyrus was spotted making out with Kaitlynn Carter while on vacation in Italy in August. Just days after the photos were released, the “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” singer announced that she and her husband Liam Hemsworth had split after nearly 10 years together on-and-off. The timing of the announcement led to speculation of cheating.
“I can accept that the life I’ve chosen means I must live completely open and transparent with my fans who I love, and the public, 100% of the time. What I cannot accept is being told I’m lying to cover up a crime I haven’t committed. I have nothing to hide," Miley said on Twitter on August 22. "I can admit to a lot of things but I refuse to admit that my marriage ended because of cheating. Liam and I have been together for a decade. I’ve said it before & it remains true, I love Liam and always will. BUT at this point, I had to make a healthy decision for myself to leave a previous life behind.”
Fellow RHOC star Braunwyn Windham-Burke was accused of cheating on her husband Sean with Tamra Judge, who is married to Eddie. The two had a steamy makeout on the October 15 episode. “I know girls kiss girls but they’re not lesbians so why are they doing this and why are they enjoying it? Are they cheating?” Vicki Gunvalson asked.
“I guess a ‘real’ marriage consists of cheating and threesomes,” Emily Simpson commented after Braunwyn criticized her castmate's relationship with her husband Shane on Watch What Happens Live on October 23. Braunwyn admitted on the RHOC after show on October 29 that she had cheated on her husband in the past.
Lil Yachty found himself in hot water with City Girls rapper JT. The two were dating prior to JT going to prison in July 2018 for fraud charges. She was released in October 2019. During a live stream on October 24 with Love and Hip Hop star Tommie Lee, JT accused Lil Yachty of cheating on her while she was in jail. “Man Yachty is a manipulator and a liar that’s why he stay in the trick zone. They swear he held me down but he had a whole b***h at his grandma’s funeral.”
The “Broccoli” rapper wrote the City Girls song “Act Up.” Since they were both recording music at the same studio while JT was live streaming, Lil Yachty walked into the room. “Stop playing with my grandma,” he warned. He also called “cap” and denied JT’s allegations.