December flashed by in a blur of holiday festivities, and now we're heading for 2013! Before we ring in the new year, we're pausing to highlight the best celebrity action over the past four weeks. This month kicked off with a bang when Kate Middleton and Prince William announced a royal baby was on the way, and a glowing Kate greeted a crowd after a stay at a London hospital. An expectant Jessica Simpson and her fiancé, Eric Johnson, had plenty to smile about during their Hawaiian holiday, and David Beckham celebrated winning his final MLS game with his sons. Also, Taylor Swift and One Direction's Harry Styles went public with their budding romance at the Central Park Zoo.
The fun continued all month long, so click through to see the rest of December's best celebrity snaps!