USA TODAY deconstructs the latest celebrity news and gives gold stars - and a few black eyes - to those who deserve them.
Healthiest pre-New Year's resolution: Jay Z and Beyoncé
Think you're the only one lamenting your post-Thanksgiving pudge? For his 44th birthday, Jay Z decided to takea 22-day vegan challenge, accompanied by his wife, Beyoncé. The svelte superstars are calling it a "spiritual and physical cleanse," and plan to end their plant-based diet on Christmas Day. How's that for healthy inspiration, just in time for 2014?
Most cringe-worthy fake tweet:
Shortly after revered South African leader
Most unfortunate sound glitch:
Selena Gomez didn't have such a jolly time at the
Most shameful grab at 15 minutes of fame: Monica Warhol
In a move that would have made her "distant cousin" Andy either beguiled or bewildered by its brazenness, a woman named Monica Warhol co-opted her alleged relative's style and rendered fame-mistress
Most frugal rich royal: Duchess Kate
She's a millionaire, her husband is a millionaire and the family she married into has more money than you know who. But that didn't stop the Duchess of Cambridge fromwearing a $32 Zara necklacewith a pricey