Empire star Jussie Smollett claimed in early 2019 that he was attacked by two masked individuals. It turned out that Smollett actually orchestrated the entire thing to get publicity and further his career. When that was revealed, he was fired from the Empire cast immediately.

Lori Loughlin and the College Admissions Scandal

Fuller House star Lori Loughlin caused quite the scandal this past year. The actress is accused of bribing the University of Southern California with $500,000 to guarantee her daughters' admissions. Loughlin first denied the accusations, then admitted to the bribes. Her career is in shambles - she was fired from the cast of both Fuller House and When Calls The Heart.

The announcement of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's break-up was just as unexpected. The Hollywood dream couple separated in August after getting married only a year earlier.

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Liam Neeson: "So that I could kill him."

Liam Neeson made a shocking admission in an interview with the Independent in February. The actor explained that he wanted to "kill" a black person in the past. He had the intention of doing so after he found out that a woman close to him had been raped and he was looking to avenge her. Fortunately, he never put his plan into real action. But the story itself had a big impact on his reputation nonetheless.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga had millions of movie fans in tears with their performance in A Star Is Born. And their chemistry supposedly did not stop after the cameras were turned off. There were loads of rumors of an affair between the two actors. Lady Gaga vehemently denied the alleged affair.

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Christopher Norris and Gregory Harrison as "Gloria 'Ripples' Brancusi" and "Dr. George Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates".

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