A Look Back At The Bizarre Headlines That Sum Up 2022

As the year comes to an end, let’s look back at this tumultuous journey and reminisce on how truly bizarre some of the headlines from this year were.

Ritika Joshi
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From Ranveer Kapoor’s nude photoshoots going viral and causing truly bizarre controversies to a serial burglar breaking into legendary actor Robert De Niro's house to steal Christmas presents, 2022 has been a wild year.

As the year comes to an end, let’s look back at this tumultuous journey and reminisce on how truly bizarre some of the headlines from this year were.

Bizarre Headlines 2022 That Sum Up The Year

Will Smith Slaps Chris Rock

The Oscar award ceremony took a wild turn after actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock on stage after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. The slap ruled the headlines and social media for weeks and resulted in Smith being banned from the Oscars for the next 10 years.

Elon Musk Takes Over Twitter

Billionaire Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter ruled the headlines after he offered to buy the platform for 44 billion dollars. He terminated his deal and was promptly sued by the social media platform in July. By October, Musk had taken over Twitter and fired CEO Parag Agrawal and other top executives,


The takeover continued to rule the headlines as Musk’s plans for the platform such as the Blue Mark Verification fee wreaked havoc on the platform. Musk recently held a Twitter poll asking users if he should step down and promised to abide by the results. The results showed that out of the 17.5 million respondents, 57.5 per cent wanted him to leave, while 42.5 per cent wanted him to stay.

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Ranveer Singh’s Nude Photoshoot Leads To FIR


Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh’s nude photoshoot took a bizarre turn when a Mumbai-based NGO filed a complaint with the police and accused him of “hurting the sentiments of women." Singh and his body ruled the headlines and a news debate was held on the topic.

In Indore, videos of an NGO organising a drive to collect clothes for the actor went viral.

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Deepika Padukone’s Saffron Dress Leads To Calls For Boycott

After Singh’s nude photoshoot led to controversy, a music video starring his girlfriend Deepika Padukone also took over the headlines.

The song Besharam Rang drew sharp criticism after netizens and politicians opposed to Deepika Padukone’s saffron-coloured dress. Madhya Pradesh’s home minister Narottam Mishra opposed the outfit and called it “objectionable”.


Twitter was filled with screenshots of Padukone in the saffron dress and netizens called for a boycott of the film Pathaan.

Woman Breaks Into Robert De Niro's Home To Steal Christmas Presents

A suspected serial burglar was busted attempting to steal Christmas presents from legendary actor Robert De Niro's home in Manhattan, New York. The 30-year-old Shanice Aviles was caught rifling through The Godfather star's townhouse while De Niro was sound asleep upstairs.

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