As we are ending the 2009 year, we have many celebrity memories to look back on. Here is an A to Z list of some of the most memorable moments in 2009.
Ashton Kutcher draws more than 3 million followers on Twitter by July
Billy Mays, famous commercial demonstrator, dies at age 50, and an autopsy reports cocaine use as a factor.
Carrie Prejean, Miss California, creates controversy over same-sex marriage statements then later has sex tapes exposed.
Destiny Hope Cyrus, Aka Hannah Montanna, changes her name officially to Miley Ray Cyrus and releases number one hit, Party in the USA.
Elle Sanborn becomes a freelance writer for Associated Content. (O.K. so I haven’t reached celebrity status YET… but there is time…. ). See my other articles by clicking on my name above.
Farrah Fawcett’s cancer struggle ends in tragic death at 62 years of age bringing National Awareness.
Gidget, aka “Bruiser,” Reese Witherspoons co-star dog in Legally Blonde, and former Taco Bell dog dies from a stroke at age 15, a long life for a pooch. Note: According to the American Kennel Club, a Chihuahua’s life expectancy is about 14 to 18 years, so Bruiser had a decent life.
Hannah Montana is really Miley Cyrus, is really Destiny Hope Cyrus, etc…. Again, who is she really?
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Johnny Depp earns People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” for the second time.
Kate and Jon Gosselin, of Jon and Kate Plus Eight, decide to get divorced.
Lada Gaga is nominated for nine MTV Music Awards for Pokerface and Paparazzi.
Michael Jackson, “king of pop” is buried after he dies from overdose under doctor care then movie This is it releases unseen footage he was working on when his death occurred.
Nadya Suleman, better known as “Octomom” gives birth to 8 babies and launches reality tv show. (Maybe this is what started the Jon and Kate fight, not likely, but funny thought).
Oprah Winfrey announces her retirment of her talk show and starts her OWN network, the Oprah Winfrey Network scheduled to replace the Discovery Health Channel in January of 2011.
Patrick Swayze, famous for role in Ghost, Roadhouse, Outsiders, and other notorious box office hits, dies of pancreatic Cancer at age 57. Staying married to his wife Lisa for 34 years was an incredible task in the Hollywood scene that sees couples in and out of relationships that don’t last.
Randy Quaid & wife Evi are arrested in Texas for skipping out on a hotel bill of ten thousand dollars.
Rhianna was brutally beaten by boyfriend Chris Brown.
Shaniya Davis, although not a celebrity has been in the national media due to Nancy Grace coverage. The 5 year old was a victim of her own mother who allegedly sold her into prostitution for possible drug payment that was due.
Twilight sequel “New Moon” boasts box office brag of $140 million, just under Dark Knight ($158 million) and Spiderman ($151 million), which still holds the record.
Usher releases Here I Stand album and announces release of Raymond Vs. Raymond album scheduled for release on December 8, 2009.
Vince Vaugh has bragging rights for dating Jennifer Anniston.
Will Smith internet hoax claims he was in a fatal car accident and died, but proves to be false.
X-files former actor, David Duchovny exposed for attending Sex Rehab.
Yasmine Bleeth, Baywatch Beauty, was number 2 most searched on Yahoo in May of 2009, but hasn’t had much publicity since her cocaine arrest in September of 2001.
Jay-Z cancels remaining portion of his concert tour and rumors evolve from a statement he makes about him and Beyonce trying to get pregnant.