18 Pop Culture Moments of 2007

  1. Some wild and crazy moments of 2007 that you won't forget.

    (ABC News)



    Sting reunited with his former band The Police to open the 49th annual Grammy Awards Feb. 11, 2007, in Los Angeles.




    Pop singer Britney Spears teetered close to the edge this year when she shaved her head Feb. 16, 2007 at the Esther's Haircutting Studio in Tarzana. What was billed as her comeback performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in September was a total disaster, with the star lip syncing the words to her new single "Gimme More."




    Forest Whitaker poses with his award for best actor and Jennifer Hudson poses with her award for best supporting actress at the Governor's Ball after the 79th annual Academy Awards at The Highlands, Feb. 25, 2007 in Hollywood, Calif. Whitaker won for his role in "The Last King of Scotland" and Hudson won for her role in "Dreamgirls."




    Director Martin Scorsese finally accepts the award for best direction during the 79th annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre, Feb. 25, 2007 in Hollywood, Calif.




    I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, center, the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, walks from federal court with members of his legal team, William Jeffress and William Jeffress, left, and Theodore Wells after the verdict in his case was read in federal court March 6, 2007 in Washington, D.C. Libby was found guilty on four of five charges relating to obstruction and perjury in an FBI investigation into the disclosure of a CIA operative's identity. His sentence was later commuted to time served by President Bush.
     
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  2. Supermodel Naomi Campbell sashayed out of the New York City Sanitation Department depot after the fifth day of her weeklong court-ordered community service March 23, 2007 in New York City. Campbell pleaded guilty in January to hitting her housekeeper in the head with a cell phone after Campbell couldn't find a pair of jeans.




    Even though he didn't win, Sanjaya Malakar, seen her performing on Fox's "American Idol" March 27, 2007, was at one time the most popular and also the most hated contestant on the show.




    The Rev. Al Sharpton, left, and radio personality Don Imus appear on Sharpton's radio show, in New York, April 9, 2007. Imus apologized for referring to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos" on his morning show.




    When former "View" co-host Rosie O'Donnell accused Elisabeth Hasselbeck of being a coward in May, the gloves were off and Hasselbeck came out swinging. After that fight seen around the world, O'Donnell abruptly announced she was leaving the show before her contract ended.




    Legendary game show host Bob Barker, 83, takes questions from the media after taping his final episode of "The Price Is Right" in Los Angeles, June 6, 2007.
     
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  3. Paris Hilton is transported in a police car from her home to court by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in Los Angeles, June 8, 2007.




    Atlanta Falcons star quarterback Michael Vick was in the doghouse this year on federal dogfighting charges. Vick pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 23 months in jail.




    Time Magazine anointed Apple's iPhone as the No. 1 gadget of 2007. The phone made its debut in June and is considered a revolutionary new pop culture sensation that allows you to make a call by simply tapping a name or number in your address book, a favorites list or a call log. It also automatically syncs all your contacts from a PC, Mac or Internet service. And it lets you select and listen to voice mail messages in whatever order you want — just like e-mail. Prices range from $399 to $599.




    Prince Harry , left, and Prince William applaud during a performance at Wembley stadium in north London, July 1, 2007, as 60,000 revelers joined Britain's young princes for the six-hour-long extravaganza in memory of their late mother Diana who died 10 years ago in Paris.




    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks at Columbia University, Sept. 24, 2007, in New York. When pressed about the harsh treatment of women, homosexuals and academics who challenge Iran's government, Ahmadinejad painted a rosy picture, saying, "Women in Iran enjoy the highest levels of freedom." He elicited laughter and boos from the audience at Columbia when he said, "In Iran, we don't have homosexuals, like in your country."
     
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  4. Democratic presidential hopeful Illinois Sen. Barack Obama waves to supporters as he stands with talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey during a rally, Dec. 8, 2007, in Des Moines, Iowa.




    Former Vice President Al Gore accepts the Nobel Peace Prize for his climate-change efforts, Dec. 10, 2007.




    Mischa Barton is the latest celebrity to be charged with drunken driving Dec. 27, 2007. The former "O.C." star was also accused of possession of illegal narcotics and driving without a valid license.


    Kiefer Sutherland is currently incarcerated for his drunken driving arrest earlier this year.

    It was a rocky year for actress Lindsay Lohan who was arrested earlier this year for erratic driving and drug use. She was sentenced to one day in jail. The starlet was searched, fingerprinted and placed in a holding cell in the inmate reception area but got to keep her street clothes.
     
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  5. Ah, yes, this brings back memories...
     
  6. <----i love end of year recaps!!
     
  7. ^^ I do, too!
     
  8. Thanks for posting Caitlin! In general, the pop culture moments this year don't reflect too positively on our pop stars.
     
  9. Good post!
     
  10. Ahhh.....the year in review, and what a year it was. :yes:

    Long live The Police!!! :yahoo: