12 Pop Culture Moments That Made 2020 a Little More Bearable
We've finally reached the end of 2020, and boy, what a year it was! Even though we experienced some of the toughest times of our lives, there were a handful of pop culture moments that helped us make it through. Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt reunited not once but twice — yes, that happened this year! Jennifer Lopez and Shakira made the Latinx community feel seen with their statement-making Super Bowl halftime show performance, and Beyoncé put out "a celebratory memoir for the world on the Black experience" with Black Is King. Oh, and did you think we forgot about Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's "WAP" collaboration? We're still fanning ourselves from it! See, 2020 wasn't all that bad. Ahead, check out the pop culture moments that got us through the year, and here's to 2021!
January: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston Reunited at the Screen Actors Guild Awards
We're still not over their backstage PDA — what does it mean?!
March: John Krasinski Delivered Some Good News
John was on a mission to keep our spirits up during the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and he succeeded with his Some Good News YouTube series.
April: Stars Used Their Platforms For Good
From Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to Dolly Parton and Oprah Winfrey, it was inspiring to see how many celebrities stepped up and made a positive impact during the pandemic.
June: Matt James Became the First Black Bachelor
The real estate broker made history as the first-ever Black lead for season 25 of The Bachelor. He is the second Black star of the franchise, following Rachel Lindsay, who was the Bachelorette in season 13. Matt's season of The Bachelor is set to premiere on ABC on Jan. 4.
July: Beyoncé Gifted Us Black Is King
Beyoncé — need I say more?
August: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion Had Us Clutching Our Pearls With "WAP"
September: Schitt's Creek Swept the Emmys
To be exact, they took home a whopping nine awards and set the Emmy record for number of awards won by a comedy in a single season.
November: Joe Biden Was Declared the President-Elect
And Kamala Harris made history as the nation's first woman vice president! This was hands down the best news of the year.