The first half of 2015 has been one hell of a ride for the gossip monkers. From Taylor Swift to Iggy Azalea to Rihanna to the paparazzi favorite Kim Kardashian everyone has been in news. Below is the list of the top news-makers.
- BRUCE JENNER
Bruce Jenner was until last year known as the husband of Kris Jenner, step-dad of Kardashian sisters – Kim, Kourtney and Khloe and the dad of Kendall and Kylie Jenner. He was a part of the family’s reality TV show ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ but Bruce stole the limelight from everyone(including Kim) when he announced his plans to transition into a woman. The 65 year old former athlete revealed his womanly persona on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine and named himself as Caitlyn Jenner. His documentary has been viewed millions of time and there are news of his own show coming up that might give headaches to the KUWTK team.
- KIM KARDASHIAN
How can Kim Kardashian be out of the spotlights? Kim won headlines, first, with her blonde hair and then with the announcement that she was expecting baby number two with her rapper husband Kanye West. Kimye had been trying to conceive for months now with Kim even going for regular medical treatments. Kim is four months pregnant with a baby boy and no, Kimye won’t be naming him South West or East West.
- TAYLOR SWIFT
After being the unbeaten princess of country music for years, Tay decided to go into the pop music. Her fifth album and first pop album, 1989, released last year. 1989 drew a lot of praises, applaudes and moolah for her. Her ‘Bad Blood’ video has broken Vevo records. She was lately included in the Forbes Most Influential People’s list for the first time. After a romantic hiatus of over two years, Taylor has begun a relationship with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris.
- IGGY AZALEA
It was last summer when Iggy broke into the scene with ‘Fancy’. But it seems like the Iggy bubble has burst too soon. Iggy has been the center of backlash from the haters who time again and again have body-shamed her. Iggy’s career has apparently taken a back seat with several of her shows being canceled. On the personal front, Iggy has gotten engaged with her boyfriend Nick Young.
- SELENA GOMEZ
Selena stole the lights with her appearance in her best friend Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood video. Selena was also the subject of body shaming after her unflaterred images in swimsuits released.
- ZAYN MALIK
The half-Pakistani, half British guy came into attention after he became one-fifth of the biggest boyband – One Direction alongside Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan. After five years of being in the band, Zayn shocked everyone when he quitted the band for a normal, private life. According to rumours, Zayn was not able to cope with the attention he was getting. His relationship with Perri Edwards is also said to be behind the big decision.
- KYLIE JENNER
Kim Kardashian is always in the news and so is her entire family. The youngest Kardashian-Jenner sister, Kylie Jenner, is fastly growing up. The youngster is a month short of turning 18 but has already matured beyond her age. She has got lip enhancement treatment last year and has been in news for her relationship with rapper Tyga, 25. Kylie has also recently bought herself a house and moving out of her mom’s eyes.
- MILEY CYRUS
Miley hasn’t been out of gossip tabloids ever since her 2013 VMA performance. After finishing her world tour, Miley has engaged herself with Happie Hippie Foundation that supports homeless LGBT youngsters. At the start of the year she was dating Patrick Schwarzneggar. The couple split after a few months of public romance. Last month she revealed her bisexual identity and is now dating Victoria’s Secret model Stella Maxwell.
Hollywood couple Ben Afflck and Jennifer Garner had been going through a rocky road in their marriage for a llong time now and just a day after their tenth wedding anniversary, they surprised all with their decision to divorce.
The R&B singer was allegedly dating actor Leonardio DiCaprio at the start of 2015 though both parties dismisse the rumours. Now she is making news with her latest single ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’. She appears in it in risque outfits and also naked.