Top entertainment stories of 2012

Published On: Dec 19 2012 01:43:40 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 20 2012 01:00:00 AM CST

The year 2012 was packed full of entertainment stories, from stars who left us and celebrity scandals to new arrivals and award-winning performances. Join us for a look back at the year in entertainment.

2012 entertainment - Cruise Holmes
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June 29: "TomKat" splits up
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes easily became the most notable celebrity split of the year when Holmes announced she was leaving the "Mission: Impossible" franchise star after less than six years of marriage. The parents of child diva Suri Cruise finalized their divorce quickly amid swirling rumors of what went wrong.

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