The Most Shocking Celeb Scandals of 2012

From Kate Middleton's topless photos to LiLo's troubles with the law, see what star travails surprised us the most this year (23 Photos)

Donna Kaufman on Dec 25, 2012 at 11:18AM

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The Most Shocking Celeb Scandals of 2012

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Kate Middleton Photographed Topless

Being married to a prince has its drawbacks -- like a complete lack of privacy. Kate Middleton and Prince William were vacationing in France this September, when a paparazzo captured Kate sunbathing half-nude on their terrace. A week later, the photos were everywhere. Furious, the royal family took action, filing a lawsuit (which they won) to halt further publication of the images. The Palace said they may also pursue criminal charges against the photographer… though now that Kate is pregnant, who has time to worry about some blurry photos?

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