21 Wild Celebrity Fails From This Past Year

1.When Adam Levine (allegedly) cheated on his wife, tried to (allegedly) name his child after the woman in question, and then had his (alleged) sexts leaked.

Screenshot of alleged texts with Adam Levine

Perhaps 2022 should be remembered in a few fateful words: "I may need to see the booty."

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2.When Kim Kardashian told Variety that her advice for women in business was, "Get your fucking ass up and work. It seems like nobody wants to work these days.”

The Kardashians

S/O to The Kardashians for then editing out the line "It seems like nobody wants to work these days" in their coverage of the controversy.


3.When celebrities from Taylor Swift to Jay-Z were called out for the staggering carbon emissions of their private jet flights.

Kylie Jenner: "you wanna take mine or yours ?"

Special mention to Kylie Jenner for kicking everything off with her "You wanna take mine or yours?" private jet Instagram post.

Kylie Jenner / Via instagram.com

4.When Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars.

Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars

I think enough has been said about the 2022 slappening for all eternity.

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5.When Jimmy Kimmel laid on the floor during Quinta Brunson's Emmys speech.

Jimmy Kimmel laying on the floor during Quinta Brunson's Emmys acceptance speech

Jimmy initially lay on the floor as part of a bit with Will Arnett where he got wasted over not winning...and then just kept laying there...

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6.When Ned Fulmer was ousted from the Try Guys after photos showed him cheating on his wife with a coworker.

7.When Nick Cannon welcomed four children this year...and said he was up for more.

Nick Cannon

That's not even including the child he's expecting with Alyssa Scott, aka his 12th child overall.

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8.When Liam Payne said that Simon Cowell told him that One Direction was formed around him.

Closeup of Liam Payne

Whether or not Simon told Liam that, footage then showed that Nicole Scherzinger was the one to form 1D from a pic of Niall.


9.When Kim Kardashian maintained that she healthily lost 16 pounds in 21 days to wear Marilyn Monroe's "Happy Birthday" dress to the Met Gala — despite it leading to a flare-up of her psoriatic arthritis.

Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala in Marilyn Monroe's dress

"I couldn’t really move my hands,” she later explained. "It was really painful, and I had to go to a rheumatologist who put me on a steroid."

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10.When the Don't Worry Darling press tour made us all worry, darling.

The cast of "Don't Worry Daring"

Salad dressing! Potential spitting! Custody papers served on stage! TBH, I'm not entirely sure that this wasn't all just the greatest intrigue marketing campaign in recent memory.

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11.When Matthew Morrison got fired as a judge from So You Think You Can Dance over reportedly sending a dancer a flirty message.

Closeup of Matthew Morrison

According to Matthew, the message he sent was: "Hey! It’s Matthew. If you don’t mind, would love to get your number and talk you through some things."

Matthew Morrison / Via instagram.com

12.When Sydney Sweeney posted a photo at her mom's birthday showing people wearing MAGA-style hats and even a Blue Lives Matter shirt.

13.When Tristan Thompson finally admitted after a paternity test that he had fathered a child with Maralee Nichols while with Khloé Kardashian.

Screenshot of Tristan Thompson's admission

It was even confirmed that Tristan slept with her the night Khloé threw him a lavish birthday party.

Tristan Thompson / Via Instagram: @realtristan13

14.When Hilaria Baldwin named her seventh child with Alec Baldwin after the Spanish-sounding version of her name.

Hilaria and Alex Baldwin

Given the whole scandal where Hilaria was accused of pretending to be Spanish — while she is actually a woman named Hilary from Boston — naming her child "Ilaria" is...a lot.

Mike Coppola / Getty Images for 2022 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Gala

15.When Kendall Jenner didn't know how to cut a cucumber.

Kendell Jenner cutting a cucumber

Kendall herself called it "tragic."

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16.When Drake shared a photo he took of a random woman at a restaurant onto his Instagram story with the caption, "Tried to airdrop this woman a pic of herself 'cause she’s a dime.”

Closeup of Drake

Understandably, people thought this was creepy.

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17.When Noah Schnapp leaked Doja Cat's DMs asking about Joseph Quinn, igniting a short-lived feud.

Screenshot of Noah Schnapp's DMs

Noah apologized, and the two seem to be fine.

Noah Schnapp / Via tiktok.com

18.When the owner of the NYC restaurant Balthazar said that James Corden was banned as he was the "most abusive customer to my Balthazar servers since the restaurant opened 25 years ago."

Closeup of James Corden

James said in return that the situation was "beneath him" and added, “I haven’t done anything wrong, on any level.”

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19.When Kim Kardashian was caught Photoshopping Khloé's daughter True onto pictures of Kylie's daughter Stormi at Disneyland.

Screenshot of Kim Kardashian's story

Kim then explained that she did it so that she could keep up the pink and blue "aesthetic" of her Instagram grid.

Kim Kardashian / Via Instagram: @kimkardashian

20.When Lily-Rose Depp weighed in on the "nepo baby" discourse by saying, "If somebody’s mom or dad is a doctor, and then the kid becomes a doctor, you’re not going to be like, ‘Well, you’re only a doctor because your parent is a doctor.’ It’s like, ‘No, I went to medical school and trained.’"

Lily-Rose Depp

Totally the same thing!!!!!!!!

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21.Finally... Whatever the hell is still happening with Elon Musk and Twitter.

Elon Musk

Happy Holidays!

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The year is almost over, and we're looking back on 2022. Check out more from the year here!