Rihanna and Chris Brown cuddled close and shared tons of laughs at the Christmas Day LA Lakers game at Staples Center on Tuesday. Rihanna sipped on a beer and rested her head on Chris's shoulders as they watched the Lakers win. Rihanna ended her Barbados vacation in time to join Chris courtside for the holiday. Rihanna and Chris have yet to officially state that they are back together, but they have been going more and more public with their rekindled romance. Rihanna has shared a number of pictures of herself and Chris looking intimate on Instagram in recent weeks. Rihanna slipped into a bikini for a getaway to see friends and family earlier in the weekend, but she made sure to be with Chris on Dec. 25.
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Kate Middleton and Prince William joined the Middleton family for Christmas mass at St. Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire, in England today. Kate wore a burgundy coat to cover any hint of a baby bump. The duchess and prince broke from tradition to spend Christmas with her family instead of the royals. Pippa, Carol, James, and Michael Middleton all joined Kate and William for the service. Queen Elizabeth II gave her traditional annual speech on Tuesday as well, though this time around it was actually broadcast in 3D. Prince Harry is spending the holiday in Afghanistan with British troops.
Kate has been laying low since announcing her pregnancy and hospitalization for severe morning sickness earlier in December. Kate did attend a pre-Christmas lunch with William last week, though the couple chose to skip the other official celebrations in order to be more relaxed with her family. The royal baby on the way is currently your number-two headline of the year in our biggest celebrity story of 2012 bracket, second only to President Obama's reelection.
Chris and Liam Hemsworth hit up a Whole Foods in LA together on Christmas Eve. They were joined by Chris's wife, Elsa Pataky, and their baby, India, who is celebrating her first Christmas this year. The foursome took their haul back to Liam's fiancée Miley Cyrus's house for a big meal together. Chris, Elsa, and India arrived in California over the weekend to spend the holidays together with Miley and Liam. Between babies, engagements, and blockbuster movies, the Hemsworth brothers had a huge 2012 and are looking at even more excitement in 2013, but is theirs the biggest story of the year? Help us pick the biggest celebrity story of 2012 with our bracket!
Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson touched down at Charles de Gaulle Airport in France on Christmas Eve. Diane and Josh made it to her native France just in time for the holidays. Josh has been in Vancouver continuing work on his series Fringe, which recently celebrated its 100th episode. Diane has her own small-screen project in the pipeline, having signed on to star in the new FX pilot The Bridge. Josh and Diane still find time for PDA and romantic getaways, of course. Josh showed off his shirtless body and Diane wore a bikini during a trip to Cabo over the Thanksgiving long weekend.
Claire Danes and her husband, Hugh Dancy, took their newborn baby, Cyrus, out for a walk in NYC on Sunday. Claire and Hugh welcomed Cyrus just a week ago, on Dec. 17, making him perhaps the final celebrity baby we welcome this year. Claire was one of the many pregnant stars of 2012, but she never let it get in the way of her acting on Homeland. Claire scored an Emmy in September for her work on the acclaimed Showtime series, and she'll be once again up for a statue at the Golden Globe Awards in just a few weeks. Whether or not the honors keep rolling in, Claire and Hugh have a lot to celebrate this first Christmas with their little one.
Jessica Simpson confirmed today that she's pregnant with her second child. Jessica and finacé Eric Johnson are expanding their family in 2013 and she shared the news via Twitter. Jessica tweeted a photo from vacation of daughter Maxwell with the words "big sis" drawn next to her in the sand. Twitter is becoming Jessica's go-to platform for exciting updates, in 2011 she shared a photo of her baby bump right before Halloween while famously dressed as a mummy.
Jessica, who's been slimming down with Weight Watchers, didn't deny or confirm rumors of her pregnancy until today. Weight Watchers was reportedly upset by unexpected news of her second pregnancy, though they were quick to send her best wishes earlier this morning following her announcement. Congrats to Jessica, Eric, and Maxwell!
Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z stopped by Bergdorf Goodman in NYC for Christmas Eve shopping on Monday. It's Beyoncé and Jay's first Christmas with baby Blue, who will be celebrating her first birthday in early January. Blue Ivy was one of the most exciting new celebrity babies of 2012, though we still haven't gotten to see more than a handful of glimpses of the infant hip-hop royalty. To close out their momentous year, Jay-Z will be performing with his good friend Chris Martin and Coldplay at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on New Year's Eve. Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris, and their kids were spotted at JFK gearing up to spend the holidays on the East Coast before the big show. Gwyneth and Beyoncé are sure to be there to cheer on their men, and perhaps Bey will even join Jay for one of their famous duets.
It was a year of love for our favorite A-listers who showed PDA on romantic getaways, courtside at sporting events, and front row at award shows. Brad Pitt and Angelina started the year off with a passionate kiss at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, while Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds made their own fireworks on the Fourth of July. Many more celebrities had their fair share of romantic moments this year, so click through to see all 100 of the sweetest PDA pics from 2012!
The year is almost over, and we're taking a look back at some of our favorite families of the year 2012. The Garner-Affleck, Witherspoon-Toth, and Knowles-Carter families welcomed new members over the last 12 months with the births of Samuel, Tennessee, and Blue, respectively. Next year, though, Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady will have another baby.
The Kerr-Blooms and Jolie-Pitts continued jet-setting around the globe for work and fun. The Beckhams ended a chapter in LA, while the Damons made a move to LA. It's hard to pick just one, but tell us: who gets your vote for favorite celebrity family of 2012?
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