Weddingsbirths, disappearances, separationslife changes… Many stars have turned 2022 upside down. But if you had to remember only 30 moments from this busy year, which ones would you choose? In this The day after Christmas and as 2023 is fast approaching, Gala.fr makes it easy for you by offering an express catch-up of the unmissable events of the last twelve months.
You may have heard their first names more than those of your relatives: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were (still) very present on the media scene in 2022. Freer than ever, the Sussexes have completed their transition from palace life in London to that of Montecito, California. After going to several events around the globe, the couple ended the year in style with the boldest of affronts to the British Crown: the exit of their documentary series, Harry & Meghanon Netflix. A program in six episodes, where the parents of Archie and Lilibet Diana confide with an open heart on the beginnings of their story and the reasons for their sensational departure, in 2020.
Volodymyr Zelensky’s Oscar, the disappearance of Elizabeth II
Fortunately, the news people did not only count the adventures of the duke and the duchess. In 2022, we also observed the solidarity of the Seventh Art with regard to the Ukrainian peopleinvaded since the end of February by the army of Vladimir Poutine. It is in this difficult context that the actor Sean Pennfilming in Kyiv at the time of the first Russian strikes, to show his admiration for the resistant president, Volodymyr Zelensky. On November 9, the star at the two Oscars thus entrusted one to the ex-Ukrainian comedian, who became a warlord. The prestigious statuette will not leave the capital of Eastern Europe until the conflict has been won by Zelensky’s troops. A strong symbol.
Speaking of Oscars, you couldn’t have missed THE slap of the year. The one that Will Smith inflicted on the comedian Chris Rock after he was ironic about Jada Pinkett Smith’s alopecia, right in the middle of the 94th ceremony. Can we really laugh at everything? The question agitated the Web a few days after that. The actor’s apology at fault – released Best Actor Oscar winner for his role in The Williams Method – however, were not enough to make people forget this major incident. The Academy of Oscars will finally announce that it has decided toban Will Smith from his ceremonies for ten years.
Other celebrity highlights of 2022: platinum jubilee of Elizabeth II, barely three months before her death, but also the unusual trial who saw opposing for the second time Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in the United States, or the tender and unexpected kiss shared by Prince Albert of Monaco and his wife Charlene. For the rest of the year’s highlights and announcements, browse our slideshow!
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