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2017: Everything That Happened in Hollywood This Year

By TheBlast Staff

2017 was an absolute rollercoaster in Hollywood.

Throughout the last 12 months, we've said goodbye to some beloved television shows, welcomed new celebrity babies and we're still in the throws of insurmountable sexual assault scandals in Tinseltown.

It's hard to keep track of it all, so we did it for you.

January


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Donald Trump officially leaves reality TV behind and took the oath of office to become President of the United States.


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Funny girl and diabetes activist Mary Tyler Moore passed away.

February


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"Big Love" and "Twister" star Bill Paxton died unexpectedly following surgery complications.


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Madonna adopted twin girls from Malawi.


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It was the flub heard 'round the world. Warren Beaty and Faye Dunaway accidentally gave the Oscar for Best Picture to "La La Land" and during a confusing acceptance speech, it was revealed that "Moonlight" was the true winner.

March


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Mel B and Stephen Belafonte split up sparking a long, messy and scandalous court battle.

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Chance the Rapper donated 1 million dollars to the Chicago public school system.


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Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk welcome a baby girl.


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"13 Reasons Why" debuted on Netflix and became an immediate obsession.
"Vampire Diaries" ended after a zillion seasons.

April


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Comedian Don Rickles passed away at 90-years-old


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Two very different female-driven shows aired their final episodes: "Girls" and "Pretty Little Liars." We'll miss you, bitches. - A

May


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Tragedy struck in the UK when a terrorist bombed the Manchester Arena as an Ariana Grande concert was being let out, killing 23 people.


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Soundgarden's Chris Cornell took his own life in a Detroit hotel room.


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Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor announced their separation. They were totally a pair we thought would last.


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Kathy Griffin posed in a controversial photo shoot with a mock severed head of Donald Trump, inciting a huge backlash.

June


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Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and tons of other celebrities got together for the One Love Manchester concert to benefit victims of the terrorist attack the previous month.

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Babies, babies everywhere! Both George and Amal Clooney and Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed sets of twins.

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The sexual assault trial for embattled veteran comedian Bill Cosby ended with a jury deadlock.

July


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Music fans were mourning once again after Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington took his own life.

August


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Taylor Swift's testimony was widely praised when she took stand during a trial where she accused a DJ of groping her. She won and was awarded a symbolic $1.

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Love is officially dead. Anna Faris and Chris Pratt announced they were splitting up.


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No one knew exactly how to feel when we learned that Jon Snow's parentage. George R. R.Martin, you are a sick man!

September

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A brand new, amazing, tremendous, incredible entertainment news website burst on the scene. It was us.


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Selena Gomez received a lifesaving kidney transplant from her best friend.

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So. Many. Splits Fergie and Josh Duhamel announced they were calling it quits, too.

Evan Rachel Wood
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Evan Rachel Wood also gave her fiancé the boot.


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Playboy legend Hugh Hefner died of cardiac arrest.


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Some good news! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced they're expecting baby #3.


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News broke that Khloe, Kylie and Kim were all expecting at the same time!


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Nearly every major celebrity joined forces for the Hand in Hand event for hurricane relief.

October


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The Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal broke in the news.


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The largest mass shooting in U.S. history occurred on the Las Vegas strip during a Jason Aldean performance.


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The music world lost a legend when Tom Petty died unexpectedly right after wrapping up a massive tour.


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Kevin Spacey, Andy Dick, Mark Halperin, Terry Richardson, John Besh and James Toback were all accused of sexual misconduct.

November


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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sent the world into a total wedding frenzy when they announced their engagement.


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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend announce baby #2.


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Louis CK, Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Russel Simmons, Al Franken, Jeffrey Tambor, Ed Westwick and Brett Ratner were all accused of sexual misconduct.


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One of the world's most notorious murders, Charles Manson, died in prison.

December


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Eva Longoria is expecting her first child and it's a boy!

Mario Batali
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Mario Batali, Morgan Spurlock, Danny Masterson and Chris Matthews were all accused of sexual misconduct.


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Khloe Kardashian finally confirmed what we all knew. She's pregnant.

What. A. Year.

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