SEVEN things we will remember about 2008

2008-12-23 11:41
Lindsay and Samantha

Lindsay Lohan going lesbian
Our favourite party girl fell in love this year... with a girl. Linds has been dating DJ Samantha Ronson all year, and it seems to be going pretty well. We're sure Linds and Sam will remain close well into 2009.

Amy Winehouse going back to Black
What didn't Amy do this year? She almost went to rehab. She assaulted someone in a pub, performed for Nelson Mandela and walked around London in her undies. She also lost out on the chance to record the new Jame Bond theme song, won a couple of Grammy's and is said to be working on a new album. Yay! Go Amy!

Owen Wilson attempting suicide
Funny man Owen had a rough year, but he managed to salvage the year with a romantic comedy with Jennifer Aniston. We're sure Jen helped put Owen in good spirits, what are friends for?

Steve's Hofmeyr's usual dramas
Steve always finds a way to stay in the news, even if it means being sued for throwing hot liquids at editors. But 2008 was a bad year for him (or an extremely good one). Although it's debateable whether you really want to make the news for sharing a chick with Dozi, getting divorced, and perforating your colon.

Britney's come-back
Brit was a real let-down this year, the only exciting thing she did all year was holding her sons hostage in January. But we've enjoyed seeing her slowly clean up and take charge. She's ended the year well with an awesome new album.

Miley Cyrus taking over the world
Miley Cyrus and her alto ego Hannah Montana was everywhere this year, and her concerts sold out within minutes. There was that one indiscretion with the green bra, but tweens have already forgotten that. She was the top searched for celebrity of the year. Not bad for a 16 year old!

Mandoza's tragedy
We're not dissing the dude - it's rough enough to have this kind of guilt on your head. But this year, the life of SA's top Kwaito dog was a warning to us all after being involved in a car accident that left the other two people dead, and surviving with only slight injuries to himself (his swanky car wasn't as lucky). publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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