It's safe to say that 2021 was one hell of a ride for the showbiz industry.
We witnessed many celebrity breakups and newly formed relationships, as well as deaths of iconic stars and births of new celebrity babies.
Here, we rounded up some of the most trending and explosive showbiz news that topped our stories for each month of 2021:
January: Nguya Squad surprises Patrick Sugui and Aeriel Garcia with an engagement party!
The celebrity barkada of the engaged couple Patrick Sugui and Aeriel Garcia arranged a surprise yacht party for the two.
Comprised of Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla, Gabbi Garcia, Khalil Ramos, Ria Atayde, Marco Gumabao, Joe Vargas, and Bianca Yanga, they all donned white outfits to celebrate their friends' relationship milestone.
Patricka and Aeriel got engaged on December 28, 2020.
Read story here: Nguya Squad surprises Patrick Sugui and Aeriel Garcia with an engagement party!
And in case you didn't know, it was also in January when Janella Salvador finally introduced her son with Markus Paterson, Jude, to the world through a vlog she uploaded on Youtube.
Read article here: Janella Salvador releases her pregnancy journey vlog
February: Full names of celebrity babies!
Last February, we featured the full names of some of the celebrity babies in showbiz, from the most unique names to the classic ones. And seems like many were interested to know about these babies' names, perhaps for future reference or they're just plain curious!
Read story here: IN PHOTOS: Full names of these adorable celebrity babies!
It was also in February when Angelica Panganiban finally shared a selfie with her new man, Gregg Homan, on Instagram. The photo came a month after she debuted their relationship on New Year's Day.
Read story here: Angelica Panganiban shares kilig selfie with boyfriend Gregg Homan
March: Life updates on "Star Circle Quest" alumni
We made a little catch-up feature on the alumni of the first batch of "Star Circle Quest" by sharing what they've been up to in one big feature. Many surely missed these talented individuals, and we totally understand why!
Read feature here: 'Star Circle Quest' Batch 1: What are they up to now?
Also last March, Gerald Anderson did a tell-all interview with Boy Abunda as he finally confirmed his long-speculated relationship with Julia Barretto.
Read story here: IT’S OFFICIAL: Gerald Anderson and Julia Barretto are a couple
April: Janella Salvador and Markus Paterson lambast bashers of son Jude
At only a few months old, the celebrity couple's son has already become a target of bashing and cyberbullying on social media. Janella and Markus made sure they won't let such a thing pass, as they called out the netizens who made fun of their son on Twitter.
Read article here: 'Come for my son and I will come for you': Janella, Markus clap back at bashers making fun of son Jude
May: Celebrity babies born during the quarantine
We once again featured celebrity babies, this time the ones born during the quarantine. Several celebrities became first-time parents amid the pandemic and tried to navigate their way to parenthood, while some tried to have a different approach into parenting as they welcomed their second, third, and fourth child during the quarantine.
See feature here: 24 celebrity babies born during the quarantine
June: Actresses who are flat and proud
As some say "flat is the new sexy," some actresses have long embraced their flat chests and even advocated for body love through the years. We featured five celebrities who proudly flaunted their love for their small boobs on social media and we couldn't be more empowered!
Read feature here: 5 celebrities who are proud of their small boobs
July: Gerald and Julia go on a boat trip in Zambales
Ever since they confirmed their relationship last March, the couple has been low-key sharing photos of their travels and sweet snaps on social media. Among them was their boat trip in Zambales, where they were joined by Julia's mom Marjorie Barretto and her little sister Erich.
Read story here: WATCH: Gerald and Julia go on a boat trip with Marjorie and Erich
August: Jennylyn Mercado and Patrick Garcia's son turns 13
Jennylyn Mercado threw a "We Bear Bears"-inspired birthday party for her son with Patrick Garcia, Jazz, who turned 13 last August 16. Also present at the intimate celebration was her now-husband Dennis Trillo and his son Calix.
See here: LOOK: Jennylyn Mercado, Patrick Garcia’s son turns 13
September: "Onyok" greets his "Ang Probinsyano" family for its 6th anniversary!
The longest-running primetime series "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" marked its sixth year last September, and among those who extended their love and support was Xymon Pineda aka Onyok.
In his short message, Onyok brought back his famous catchphrase "Hay nako. Ayos!" that truly left the viewers and fans nostalgic.
See here: WATCH: After 4 years, ‘Onyok’ of ‘Ang Probinsyano’ brings back famous catchphrase
October: Jude Paterson turns 1!
Janella and Markus went for a "The Boss Baby"-themed birthday party for their son Jude who turned one last October 20. He also transformed into "The Boss Baby" for his first birthday shoot courtesy of one of his Ninongs!
Read story here: PHOTOS: Jude Paterson's 'The Boss Baby'-themed first birthday
November: Maris Racal "breaks up" with Rico Blanco
Taylor Swift finally dropped her much-anticipated re-recorded version of her "Red" album last November, and Maris Racal made sure to savor each and every track in it.
Being the ever-humorous girl that she is, the actress-singer quipped about breaking up with her boyfriend Rico Blanco so she could ~feel~ the emotions of every song through a series of tweets.
Read story here: 'Break na muna tayo, Rico,' Maris Racal quips after release of Taylor Swift's re-recorded 'Red'
December: Ogie Diaz reveals Angeline Quinto is pregnant
After much speculation, Ogie Diaz revealed Angeline Quinto's pregnancy in one of his vlogs. At that time, the singer still hasn't spoken about her pregnancy, but later on confirmed in an interview with Boy Abunda that she is indeed expecting a baby with her non-showbiz boyfriend.
Read story here: Ogie Diaz confirms Angeline Quinto's pregnancy
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