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WATCH: The Top 5 biggest celebrity and showbiz stories of 2022

Check out our pick of the top stories from this year…

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Francesca Shillcock
Francesca ShillcockSenior Features Writer
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The world of celebrity and entertainment has not been quiet this year. After a couple of years of scaled-back award ceremonies, cancelled tours, and a lack of sporting events, 2022 seemed like the year of things finally returning to some kind of "normal".

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And with the action-packed year came plenty of huge showbiz stories. Here at HELLO!, we've rounded up the top five that have hit headlines all over the world this year. 

WATCH: HELLO!'s Top 5 celebrity stories from 2022

From a shock outburst at an awards event to an A-List trial that had many gripped for weeks – check out the video above to see our pick of the biggest celebrity stories from 2022...

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Will Smith slaps Chris Rock on stage at Oscars 2022© Photo: Getty Images

Will Smith shocked the world when he slapped Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars

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