It’s been a busy, scandal-ridden year for celebrities. Whether they had nude photos leaked for the world to see, sold their NBA team amid a racist scandal or surprised the world with a new post-surgery face, these ten celebrities were the most searched for in 2014, and here’s why you Googled them.
And no, Kim Kardashian didn’t make it to the top of the list this year.
1. Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence had three movies come out in 2014, but that certainly wasn’t the reason anyone was searching her name. In late August, hackers accessed a massive amount of nude selfies and racy photos from Lawrence’s iCloud, and everyone got a peek at them. Needless to say, she wasn’t happy about it. (RELATED: Nude Photo Leak Is Bad News For Jennifer Lawrence)
2. Kim Kardashian
Though she didn’t make it to number one, we saw every inch and angle of Kim Kardashian in 2014, and unlike Lawrence, this reality star did it all on purpose. She also almost forgot her child at a hotel. (RELATED: Kim Kardashian Goes Fully Nude For Free)
3. Tracy Morgan
Tracy Morgan was in a horrific six-car pileup in June that left him in critical condition, and his friend James McNair dead when a Walmart truck driver hit the limo they were in. (RELATED: Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart)
4. Ray Rice
All hell broke loose after video footage surfaced in September of this Baltimore Ravens running back knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in an elevator. Though he originally had an indefinite suspension from the league, Ray Rice won his appeal and was reinstated to the NFL. (RELATED: Ray Rice Appeal Hearing Begins)
5. Tony Stewart
Tony Stewart hit a media frenzy after striking and killing 20-year-old fellow driver Kevin Ward on the race track in August, who got out of his car to angrily confront Stewart. He faced no criminal charges after the incident. (RELATED: Watch Tony Stewart Hit Fellow Driver On Track)
6. Iggy Azalea
Iggy Azalea brought her rear into view for 2014, thanks to one very scandalous rump remix with Jennifer Lopez for her single “Booty.” And how could anyone forget that time she split her pants at a kid’s bar mitzvah? (RELATED: Jennifer Lopez And Iggy Azaela Dancing In These Tight Swimsuits Is Definitely Not Safe For Work)
7. Donald Sterling
The disgraced former Los Angeles Clippers owner had a nasty four month period in 2014 after some racially insensitive comments he made to his girlfriend were made very public. He eventually sold the team to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. (RELATED: Donald Sterling Calls His Wife A Pig In Court)
8. Adrian Peterson
Another NFL player to face family scandals in 2014, Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay after he spanked his 4-year-old son repeatedly with a tree switch and was indicted for child abuse after photos of the child’s wounds surfaced. (RELATED: Union Sues NFL Over Adrian Peterson Suspension)
9. Renee Zellweger
It’s easy to see why Renee Zellweger was searched for in 2014 after her Los Angeles red carpet appearance in October. The “Bridget Jones’s Diary” actress showed up with a seemingly new and unrecognizable face, which of course fueled plastic surgery rumors for days. (RELATED: What In The Hell Happened To Renee Zellweger’s Face)
10. Jared Leto
Jared Leto won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in May for his performance in “Dallas Buyers Club.” He also may have compared himself to Jesus. (RELATED: Jared Leto Compares Himself To Jesus)
2015, you’ve got a lot to compete with.