The Most Memorable Entertainment Photos Of 2012

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Beyoncé’s baby was finally shown to the world, Tupac resurrected for a hologram performance, and George Clooney was arrested. 

We gathered together the most memorable celebrity moments of the year in pictures.

From Angelina’s leg to Clint Eastwood’s bizarre chair stare, these are the best photos of 2012.

 

February 10: Beyoncé and Jay-Z showed off photos of daughter Blue Ivy Carter on a Tumblr account.

February 12: Adele managed to handle holding all six of her awards at the 54th annual Grammys.

February 12: Adele managed to handle holding all six of her awards at the 54th annual Grammys.

Mark J. Terrill / AP

February 12: Nicki Minaj’s strange levitation act during her Grammy’s performance.

February 18: The Prudential Center in Whitney Houston’s hometown of Newark, N.J. displayed a marquee in memory of the late singer.

February 18: The Prudential Center in Whitney Houston's hometown of Newark, N.J. displayed a marquee in memory of the late singer.

Mel Evans / AP

February 26: Sacha Baron Cohen dumped the “ashes” of Kim Jong Il all over Ryan Seacrest on the Oscar red carpet while dressed as his “Dictator” character.

February 26: Sacha Baron Cohen dumped the "ashes" of Kim Jong Il all over Ryan Seacrest on the Oscar red carpet while dressed as his "Dictator" character.

E! screencap

Seacrest didn’t look too pleased afterward.

February 26: Angelina Jolie’s black velvet Atelier Versace gown with a thigh-high split inspired the Twitter feed @AngiesRightLeg.

February 26: Angelina Jolie's black velvet Atelier Versace gown with a thigh-high split inspired the Twitter feed @AngiesRightLeg.

AP Photo/Amy Sancetta

The twitter handle now has more than 41,000 followers.

February 26: Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lopez diverted the crowd’s attention at the Oscars.

February 26: Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lopez diverted the crowd's attention at the Oscars.

AP

February 26: One of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise’s last photos together at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party before their divorce announcement at the end of June.

February 26: One of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise's last photos together at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party before their divorce announcement at the end of June.

Evan Agostini /AP

March 16: George Clooney and his father Nick were arrested during a protest at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C.

March 16: George Clooney and his father Nick were arrested during a protest at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Cliff Owen /AP

March 29: Lindsay Lohan left Los Angeles Superior Court smiling after a progress report ended her supervised probation.

March 29: Lindsay Lohan left Los Angeles Superior Court smiling after a progress report ended her supervised probation.

Reed Saxon / AP

April 6: Amanda Bynes’ mugshot after being arrested for allegedly hitting a police car while intoxicated.

April 6: Amanda Bynes' mugshot after being arrested for allegedly hitting a police car while intoxicated.

April 15: Snoop Dogg rapped with a hologram of Tupac at the Coachella Festival in California.

May 30: Lifetime Television released this photo of Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor for her tv movie, “Liz and Dick.”

May 30: Lifetime Television released this photo of Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor for her tv movie, "Liz and Dick."

Richard McLaren / AP, Lifetime

July 3: Katy Perry did her best Mary Poppins impression at the premiere of her movie, “Part of Me,” in Britain.

July 3: Katy Perry did her best Mary Poppins impression at the premiere of her movie, "Part of Me," in Britain.

Joel Ryan / AP

July 24: Christian Bale and his wife Sandra Blazic visited the memorial in Aurora, Colorado after “The Dark Knight Rises” shooting.

July 24: Christian Bale and his wife Sandra Blazic visited the memorial in Aurora, Colorado after "The Dark Knight Rises" shooting.

Joshua Lott / Getty Images

July 27: Daniel Craig, the Queen, and Corgis during the London Olympic opening ceremony.

July 27: Daniel Craig, the Queen, and Corgis during the London Olympic opening ceremony.

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August 12: The Spice Girls reunited in a performance during the Olympics’ Closing Ceremony.

August 12: The Spice Girls reunited in a performance during the Olympics' Closing Ceremony.

Charlie Riedel / AP Photo

August 12: Miley Cyrus chopped off all of her hair, doubling for a mini-me of Pink.

August 12: Miley Cyrus chopped off all of her hair, doubling for a mini-me of Pink.

@MileyCyrus / Twitter

August 13: Robert Pattinson and Jon Stewart ate ice cream together on “The Daily Show” after his quick break up with Kristen Stewart.

August 13: Robert Pattinson and Jon Stewart ate ice cream together on "The Daily Show" after his quick break up with Kristen Stewart.

Comedy Central screencap

August 30: We can’t forget Clint Eastwood’s bizarre speech with an empty chair representing President Obama during the Republican National Convention.

August 30: We can't forget Clint Eastwood's bizarre speech with an empty chair representing President Obama during the Republican National Convention.

Lynne Sladky, AP

September: Lady Gaga’s Vogue cover shoot received a lot of flak for Photoshopping.

September 6: Pink was lowered on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards on a lip couch.

September 6: Pink was lowered on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards on a lip couch.

Getty Images / Christopher Polk

September 11: Britney Spears’ face while at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre for the season two premiere of “The X Factor.”

September 11: Britney Spears' face while at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre for the season two premiere of "The X Factor."

AP/Invision/Jordan Strauss

September 17: Prince William and Kate Middleton danced with the women of the Vaiku Falekaupule in Tuvalu.

September 17: Prince William and Kate Middleton danced with the women of the Vaiku Falekaupule in Tuvalu.

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September 22: Joseph Gordon-Levitt shocked everyone when he performed a “Magic Mike” strip tease on “Saturday Night Live.”

September 22: Joseph Gordon-Levitt shocked everyone when he performed a "Magic Mike" strip tease on "Saturday Night Live."

NBC screencap

September 23: Jon Cryer’s face when he beat Jim Parson’s two-year winning streak for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for “Two and A Half Men” at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

September 23: Jon Cryer's face when he beat Jim Parson's two-year winning streak for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for "Two and A Half Men" at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

John Shearer / Invision / AP

Also that night, Aaron Paul kissing Giancarlo Esposito after beating his “Breaking Bad” co-star for best Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Also that night, Aaron Paul kissing Giancarlo Esposito after beating his "Breaking Bad" co-star for best Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Getty Images / Kevin Winter

September 28: Jay-Z performing his first concert opening up the Barclays concert in Brooklyn, New York.

September 28: Jay-Z performing his first concert opening up the Barclays concert in Brooklyn, New York.

Evan Agostini / Invision / AP

October 9: Dave Matthews Band performed for the Dalai Lama at Syracuse University’s One World Concert.

October 9: Dave Matthews Band performed for the Dalai Lama at Syracuse University's One World Concert.

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October 29: Al Roker tweeted this photo of himself at Point Pleasant, New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy.

October 29: Al Roker tweeted this photo of himself at Point Pleasant, New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy.

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October 30: George Lucas signing over the rights of “Star Wars” and Lucasfilm to Disney CEO Bob Iger.

November 12: In a rare moment, Kanye West tweeted “My baby” sharing a photo of his affection for girlfriend Kim Kardashian.

November 12: Kristen Stewart’s see-through dress worn during the premiere of the final installment of the “Twilight” films.

November 12: Kristen Stewart's see-through dress worn during the premiere of the final installment of the "Twilight" films.

Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP

November 18: Taylor Swift’s abrupt costume change during her American Music Awards performance of “I Knew You Were Trouble” showed us the rocker in the glam country pop star.

November 18: Taylor Swift's abrupt costume change during her American Music Awards performance of "I Knew You Were Trouble" showed us the rocker in the glam country pop star.

AP

The same night MC Hammer and Psy performed their hits “Hammer Time” and “Gangnam Style” on stage.

The same night MC Hammer and Psy performed their hits "Hammer Time" and "Gangnam Style" on stage.

Kevin Winter / Getty Images

November 29: Rihanna instagrammed this photo with Chris Brown convincing everyone she was back with the singer.

December 4: Rihanna came out from behind a veil of smoke to perform at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

December 4: Rihanna came out from behind a veil of smoke to perform at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

Evan Agostini / Invision / AP

 

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