If there's one thing that 2018 wasn't, that's calm.

It felt as though every day there was some new story dominating the news cycle, stories that left our jaws on the floor and our Twitter feeds awash in commentary from just about everyone around the globe. There were surprise engagements and shocking splits—and no, we're not just talking about Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson—career suicides and, sadly, a number of real-life suicides, as well. 

Whether we were mourning the untimely loss of some of our heroes or celebrating the unexpected arrivals of some celebrity babies, it seemed as though just when we caught our breath after one massive shocker, another was waiting for us right around the corner. So much so that no one would blame you if you'd forgotten everything that happened this year. And that's where we come in.

Before we put this year behind us and look forward to, hopefully, a 2019 where the shockers are more positive than negative, let's take a stroll down shocking memory lane one last time.

Relive the 20 most shocking moments of 2018 below!

Stormi Webster, Kylie Jenner


Allison Mack, Court

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Meghan Markle, Samantha Markle Grant

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ESC: Kate Spade, 2004

Bebeto Matthews/AP/REX/Shutterstock

Jen Harley, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro


Kanye West, White House

Evan Vucci/AP/REX/Shutterstock

Anthony Bourdain, Parts Unknown




Taylor Swift, 2018 American Music Awards, 2018 AMA's, Show

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Leslie Moonves, Les Moonves, Julie Chen, 2018

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Demi Lovato


Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin


Harpers Bazaar Icon Party, Cardi B., Nicki Minaj

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Harper's Bazaar

Mac Miller, Vulture

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Megyn Kelly, Megyn Kelly Today

Nathan Congleton/NBC

Pete Davidson, Ariana Grande, MTV Video Music Awards, VMAs

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Cardi B, Offset, 2018 American Music Awards, Candid

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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, marriage ceremony

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Kevin Hart

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