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Celebrity of the Year Finalist #6: Ashley Dupre

As 2008 winds down, it's time to reflect upon those - from household names to relative unknowns, from A- to D-list - who made this year so memorable.

The Hollywood Gossip is unveiling 10 finalists for its 2nd Annual Celebrity of the Year award. They've given us their best, their worst, even their nude pictures in some cases. Now it is time for us to give something back with this moving tribute.

Tom Cruise Returns to the Today Show

Tom Cruise Returns to the Today Show

More than three years after he famously called Matt Lauer "glib," movie star Tom Cruise admitted on Monday's Today show that he "came across arrogant."

"After looking at it, it's not what I had intended," Cruise told Lauer. "That's one of those things that you go, 'I could have handled that better.' I didn't communicate it the way that I wanted to communicate it. That's not who I am."

Posted in: Tom Cruise
Brody Jenner Hearts All The Hills Girls

Brody Jenner Hearts All The Hills Girls

Lauren Conrad. Audrina Patridge. Heidi Montag. Whitney Port. Who's the most beautiful girl on The Hills? Brody Jenner wouldn't go there.

"I think they’re all beautiful," Lauren Conrad's ex told Us Weekly after being asked that question at the Z100 Jingle Ball 2008 concert in New York.

Posted in: Brody Jenner
Iraqi Journalist Throws Shoes at George W. Bush

Iraqi Journalist Throws Shoes at George W. Bush

The 2008 election is over, but the same dude is still president until January 20, and in the increasingly rare cases when his handlers let him out of his cage for a public appearance, there's always a chance for entertainment.

Case in point: yesterday an Iraqi journalist threw two shoes at President George W. Bush at a news conference during his surprise visit to Iraq. The prez ducked.

Posted in: George W. Bush
Police Outline Case Against William Balfour

Police Outline Case Against William Balfour

According to Chicago police officials, the chain of events leading to the tragic murders of Jennifer Hudson's three family members began when her sister, Julia, celebrated her 31st birthday on October 23 with cake and a small party at home.

The next morning, Julia's estranged husband William Balfour – booted last February from the house in Chicago where they lived with Julia's mother and 7-year-old son – showed up and spotted a gift he believed came from another man.

Posted in: Jennifer Hudson
Tommy Hilfiger to Wed Dee Ocleppo ... TONIGHT!

Tommy Hilfiger to Wed Dee Ocleppo ... TONIGHT!

Tommy Hilfiger will marry his girlfriend, Dee Ocleppo, Friday night, according to the New York Post, which says it will be a "super-secret" wedding ceremony.

How secret? The only person who will be attending the service at Hilfiger's sprawling Greenwich, Connecticut estate - beside the gorgeous blond bride and preppy fashion designer groom - will be the justice of the peace performing the vows.

Posted in: Celebrity Fashion