What makes a celebrity? Sure, there's the leading ladies and their hunky male counterparts. Of course there's the pop stars and other hitmakers. But does that encompass all the contenders for E! Celeb of the Year? Hardly! There's plenty of famous folks who can't fit into those labels.
And we've rounded up 16 of those guys and gals and have officially dubbed them Newsmakers. Because, no matter what made them famous (be it a presidential election or a leaked sex tape), they generated headlines. But, when they square off NCAA-style in this bracket, who can handle the heat?!