The year 2016 might have flew by in the blink of an eye, but one thing's for certain — a lot happened. From Kanye West's feud with Taylor Swift, to Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's nasty divorce, 2016 had its fair share of controversies. So much so that we bet you forgot all about these othercelebrity scandals that happened this year.
When everyone rallied behind Kesha as she faced off against producer Dr. Luke in court.
In 2014, Kesha sued Dr. Luke, claiming the producer "sexually, physically, verbally" abused her, and she sought to be removed from her Sony contract. While #FreeKesha started trending on Twitter, celebrities like Adele and Taylor Swift offered their support by speaking out and donating money.
In the end, the singer dropped her suit, explaining in a Facebook post that she wanted to focus on her music instead.
When the Internet demanded to know who "Becky" was.
When Beyoncé dropped Lemonade in April, everyone couldn't stop talking about the line at the end of "Sorry" where Beyonce sings, "He better call Becky with the good hair." The lyric went viral with many people speculating who "Becky" was in real life, setting their sights on several famous suspects from Rachel Roy to Rita Ora.
While everyone buzzed over the drama for months, "Sorry" songwriter Diana Gordon later explained that all the rumors were "silly."
When Kim Kardashian posted a nude selfie and then clapbacked to her haters.
When Kim posted a nude selfie to Twitter, the Internet erupted. Many famous faces like Bette Midler, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Piers Morgan joined in on the fun, criticizing Kim for being a poor role model.
Kim responded to her haters, tweeting insults to Bette, Chloë and Piers. Her rant was so bizarre, people started questioning if her account was hacked. "Wait I can't believe people thought Kanye or Khloe hacked my Twitter," she wrote. "I swear I'm funny too!!!"
When Rob Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, and Blac Chyna got in a Twitter feud over a baby shower.
In October, Rob posted Kylie's number to Twitter, explaining that he was upset that Kylie didn't invite his girlfriend, Blac Chyna, to his baby shower.
"Didn't invite the mother of my child to a baby shower you all were trying to throw for me?" he wrote. "You all must have lost your d–n minds."
A few days later, Blac Chyna posted his number to her Twitter, explaining in a Snapchat video that she didn't want "b—-es" calling him anymore. Since the feud, Rob has apologized and explained that the whole thing was just one big miscommunication.
When Teen Mom's Farrah Abraham faced backlash for letting her seven-year-old daughter wear makeup and model.
The 25-year-old reality star was under fire several times throughout 2016 for posting inappropriate modeling shots of her daughter Sophia and also allowing her daughter to wear makeup to school.
"You know, when your kids are 5 or 6 they already start playing with makeup," Farrah said. "And I was the only mother in freakin' elementary school getting called in to deal with makeup on [my] daughter."
When Leonardo DiCaprio and Lady Gaga had an awkward moment at the Golden Globes.
No GIF at the 2016 Golden Globes was as memorable as this strange split second moment between two unlikely celebs. As Lady Gaga approached the stage to win her award for Best Actress, she accidentally brushed against Leonardo, eliciting his shocked reaction. When asked after the show why he looked at Lady Gaga the way he did, he said, “I just didn’t know what was passing me, that’s all!”
When Kanye released his "Famous" video, which featured nude wax figures of Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian.
The controversial video also featured Amber Rose, Ray J, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby and George W Bush. After the video's debut, Kanye tweeted, "Can somebody sue me already #I'llwait."
When a video leaked of Nick Young bragging about cheating on then-fiancée Iggy Azalea.
After a video that allegedly showed Nick bragging about his many infidelities went viral, Iggy stood by Nick, posting on Twitter that she didn't believe the video. However, things got even worse for the couple when Nick's supposed "mistress" started uploading text conversations as evidence of his alleged cheating. Unsurprisingly, Iggy later called off the engagement.
When Chris Brown was in an hours-long standoff with police over suspicion he had a gun.
Police were called on the 27-year-old after a woman accused the singer of allegedly pointing a gun at her. After he was arrested and released on a $250,000 bail, Chris took to social media to plead his innocence. But regardless if anyone believed him or not, the situation was just another bullet point to Chris' ever-increasing list of run-ins with the law.
When Kelly Ripa had an on-air feud with former co-host Michael Strahan.
When news broke that Michael would be leaving Live With Kelly and Michael and accepting a full-time position at Good Morning America, rumors started spreading that his co-host, Kelly Ripa, was upset that she was not notified of his departure. To make matters worse, Kelly called in sick and abruptly missed several Live With Kelly and Michael tapings, which sent the rumor mill into overdrive.
Once Kelly returned to the show, she explained that the whole thing was about "respect in the workplace."
When Jada Pinkett Smith boycotted the Oscars in support of #OscarsSoWhite.
When the nominees for the 2016 Academy Awards were announced, the Internet was upset at the lack of diversity amongst the actors and directors nominated. Once #OscarsSoWhite started trending, many celebrities threw their support behind it, the most outspoken one being Jada, who posted a controversial video on Facebook saying she was boycotting the ceremony all together.
When Nicolas Cage got in a drunken brawl with Mötley Crüe's Vince Neil.
Many people might not remember this bizarre incident that took place in Las Vegas. Captured on video and obtained by TMZ, the actor was seen grabbing Vince around the neck and trying to subdue him. According to TMZ, the fight started when Vince allegedly assaulted a woman asking for an autograph. Only in Vegas.