Real life can be even more dramatic than TV or movies and these stars did not skimp on the drama in 2015. With countless breakups, cheating scandals, sexual abuse reports, lies, affairs and other acts of indiscretion, this year will definitely go down in the books as one of the most scandalous ever! Click through to relive all of the moments in the past 12 months that made our jaws drop!
It’s no surprise that Caitlyn Jenner, who announced her transition into a woman back in April, made our list! Her big announcement, then as Bruce, was the beginning of a shocking series of events to come, including her scandalous Vanity Fair cover, name reveal and subsequent family feuding!
Josh Duggar shocked all when he first confessed to child sexual abuse in May while growing up in his squeaky-clean, super religious family home. But when his name was revealed in the Ashley Madison hack, he admitted to cheating on his wife, Anna, in August just after 19 Kids And Counting was cancelled. He spent the rest of the year in rehab for sex addiction.
Jared Fogle, former Subway spokesperson, went through a similar, but much more severe ordeal after he admitted to charges of child pornography and sex with minors. He was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.
FILE PHOTOS: NBA-Reality TV Star Lamar Odom Found Unconscious in Nevada Brothel
Lamar Odom was a hot topic—and one of the most searched terms on the web this year—not because of his ongoing breakup with Khloe Kardashian, but because he nearly died! The former NBA pro was found unresponsive in a Las Vegas brothel in October after a drug and alcohol binge and is still recovering in the hospital.
A star that we did lose this year was Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown. The 22-year-old died in July 26 after spending months in a medically-induced coma.
2015 kicked off with one of reality TV’s most beloved stars, Teresa Giudice, going to prison! The Real Housewives of New Jersey star’s release date from jail came just in time for the holidays—and with even a new season of the Bravo show for next year!
We could always count on the Real Housewives franchise for drama, but some of them create their own, like Brooks Ayers, who may or may not have made up a cancer diagnosis! After months of going back and forth and tons of airtime on Real Housewives of OC, Vicki Gunvalson admitted it was not true.
More did he or didn’t he! Peter Thomas was engulfed in scandal when a video showing the Real Housewives of Atlanta star showed him getting way too close to another women who was not Cynthia Bailey!
She’s on the road to recovery, but Kim Richards gave us a scare went the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star lost the plot and was arrested after a boozy bender.
More lies! After months of denial, Kylie Jenner was forced to come clean about getting lip injections, especially after the extra dangerous #KylieJennerLipChallenge went viral!
Reality TV is full of scandals! Mama June Shannon of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo was accused of dating a child molester and got her show cancelled because of it.
Teen Mom drama! Leah Messer lost her children following a downward spiral. Her 6-year-old twin daughters are now with their father, Corey Simms, who has full custody.
2015 was definitely the year of high-profile breakups! Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner started the major pity party when they announced their divorce after 10 years of marriage. While he denied it, Ben reportedly cheated with the nanny, Christine Ouzounian.
Scott Disick was busted cheating on Kourtney Kardashian yet again, but this time she put her foot down and ended their relationship, despite having three children!
One Direction fans were shattered when Zayn Malik left the band amid a growing relationship with his then-fiancée, Perrie Edwards. They have since split and Zayn is now dating Gigi Hadid!
Country music was rocked when Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert called it quits suddenly over the summer!
Rock music had its own major breakup when Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale announced their separation. The Bush rocker was also involved with the family nanny, a Gwen lookalike named Mindy Mann!
EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE RATES APPLY**STRICTLY NO USA PRINT**STRICTLY NO WEB UNTIL 12AM GMT DEC 11TH** Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton kiss and dance as they leave Casa Vega in Studio City
And in the weirdest twist in couples news, Blake and Gwen ended up together happily ever after! The Voice judges started hooking up around Halloween and were in a full blown relationship by Thanksgiving.
Secret weddings were all the rage this year, too! Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux got married in a secret backyard bash in August while Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher tied the knot in a luxury camping-themed wedding on July 4.
There was lots of nudity in 2015, and it wasn’t just the Kardashians! Justin Bieber bared it all in completely naked photos from a trip in Bora Bora that went viral.
Another moment that went viral? Ariana Grande licking a doughnut and then making hateful remarks about America, which did not help her diva image.
More hate came on Fashion Police and it wasn’t about style! Giuliana Rancic came under fire for making racist remarks about Zendaya.
In a bombshell discovery, The National Enquirer revealed that Charlie Sheen was HIV-positive and had multiple partners he allegedly did not inform of his status.
Bill Cosby’s name was shamed when countless women came forward with sexual abuse reports against the famed comedian.
Gisele Bundchen in NYC
And in arguably the best coverup—literally—of the year, Gisele Bundchen was caught wearing a burqa in France to go to a plastic surgery clinic undetected.