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There's no year that passes by without some major scandals and shocking news hitting the entertainment world. This year has already seen some pretty controversial moments for some of our favorite stars, and we've also had to suddenly say goodbye to some of our beloved celebrities, like Edith González. 

There have been so many surprises, and it seems like celebrities have to deal with so much craziness in their private lives. From shocking breakups to run-ins with the law, there have been so many headlines that have made our jaws drop this year.

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From Cardi B's health scare to Khloé Kardashian's heartbreaking split from Tristan Thompson, there have been a fair share of events that have inspired hundreds of headlines. Pablo Lyle's manslaughter case had so many people talking this year, and it's still not over. There is so much happening around the world, and celebrities aren't immune to it. 

We've already seen some splits and divorces, as well as celebrities protesting against corruption, and that's just the beginning. Scroll through to see some of the most shocking moments of 2019 so far, and keep in mind that the year is not over just yet. 

Pablo Lyle's road rage incident changed his life forever. 1

The actor allegedly punched an older man during an altercation on the street in Miami, and the man later died from the injuries in April. Pablo was hit with manslaughter charges. 


Alex Rodriguez proposed to Jennifer Lopez. 2

Alex Rodriguez proposed to Jennifer Lopez.

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While fans expected these two to one day get engaged and tie the knot, no one saw this proposal coming so soon. They started dating in February 2017, and he got down on one knee in March 2019. 


Edith González died after a long cancer battle. 3

The Mexican telenovela queen seemed to be recovering well after battling ovarian cancer for years. Fans were shocked when she died in June from complications of the disease.

Chiquis Rivera and Lorenzo Méndez's wedding turned into a fiasco. 4

What was supposed to be the best day of their lives quickly turned sour after reporters tried to get access to the couple's ultra-private wedding. One Univision cameraman got involved in a scuffle with security staff, and soon enough, the wedding was filled with controversy.


Khloé Kardashian split from Tristan Thompson after another affair. 5

Khloé ended her relationship with the basketball player after news broke that he had been spotted making out with a girl at a party. The worst part of it all is that the woman happened to be Kylie Jenner's longtime best friend, Jordyn Woods.


Cameron Boyce's death took everyone by surprise. 6

The Disney Channel star reportedly died from a seizure he suffered due to complications from epilepsy. He was only 20 years old.


Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera got sentenced to life in prison. 7

This comes as no surprise to anyone. In July, a United States judge handed down a life sentence to one of the most famous drug kingpins in history. El Chapo reportedly plans to appeal the sentence. 

Alejandra Guzmán and her daughter had an intense family feud. 8

The feud between the famous mom and daughter went on for months and seemed never-ending. Things got messy between them after they exchanged some pretty hurtful digs on social media.


Puerto Ricans took to the streets of San Juan to protest against the government. 9

The Puerto Rican people took to the streets to demand the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló after his private messages leaked online, reportedly containing racist, homophobic, and sexist content. Celebrities like La India, Bad Bunny, and Ricky Martin joined their people and marched on the streets.

R. Kelly is facing multiple charges for sexual misconduct. 10

R. Kelly is facing multiple charges for sexual misconduct.

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After decades of allegations made against him, the singer was arrested and charged with multiple counts of aggravated sexual abuse in February and again in July. The allegations resurfaced after the Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly aired in January.


Alejandro Sanz announced that he was separating from his wife of seven years. 11

Alejandro wrote a loving message on Instagram in July 2019 and announced that he and wife Raquel Perera were going their separate ways. They have been married since 2012, but he ensured that their love and respect for each other would remain for the sake of their children. 

Cardi B was forced to cancel shows for health reasons. 12

Cardi B was forced to cancel shows for health reasons.

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The rapper postponed some appearances in 2019 after suffering complications from a liposuction. The hit-maker continued performing after the procedure but was eventually told by a doctor that she needed to rest in order to properly heal. Yikes! 


Camila Cabello shocked everyone with her new relationship. 13

After years of denying that they were anything more than friends, Camila and longtime friend Shawn Mendes were spotted kissing in July 2019. The photos took fans by surprise, because they believed that the pair were simply the best of friends. Camila had been dating Matthew Hussey for a couple of years, but the pair announced they had called it quits in June. 

Neymar faced some major controversy this year. 14

Neymar was accused of rape in June by a model he met up with in a hotel room in Paris, France. The Brazilian footballer took to Instagram to defend himself, providing text conversations between him and the woman to prove his innocence.