Some would argue that celebrities have no place speaking about issues of health and medicine, but when Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about her decision to make a pre-emptive strike against cancer, she launched a worldwide discussion. Maybe even some of those conversations went on between women and their doctors, which was what Angie was encouraging all along. 6. Amanda Bynes Loses It
Oh, man. This was so much more fun when she was a just a silly, hot mess, dancing in the streets, but now that the actress is hospitalized, with some saying she has schizophrenia, we can’t laugh anymore. Get well soon, Amanda! We miss your wigs. 5. R.I.P. James Gandolfini
The actor died suddenly of cardiac arrest in Italy this June, and we were all reminded of what a talented, nice guy that Tony Soprano was. 4. North West Is Born
We still have our reservations about Kanye West and Kim Kardashian as a couple, and about their ability to name another human being, but after seeing the photo of baby “Nori” on Kris Jenner’s show, we can’t fault anything that resulted in such a face. This is one celebrity whose every move we definitely won’t mind following.