GossipCenter's Weekly Wrap Up: December 9-15

Posted Sunday December 15, 2013 5:59 PM GMT

As winter weather swathed most of the country, celebrities kept the folks here at GossipCenter on our toes! Here is what caught our eye this week:

Khloe Kardashian Files for Divorce: With their marriage on the rocks for months, Khloe filed for divorce from her hubby Lamar Odom. The youngest Kardashian sister reportedly filed divorce papers, citing "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split.

Prince Harry Arrives at the South Pole: After a rough trek through wintry conditions, Prince Harry made his arrival at the South Pole. Accompanied by members of Walking with the Wounded, the handsome prince spoke of the accomplishment saying, "I'm so chuffed, and I'm so privileged to be here with all these guys and girls. What an amazing accomplishment. I think we'll be having a few whiskies tonight, and then everyone's looking forward to getting home."

Beyonce Surprises Fans with New Album: Giving her devoted fans a big weekend treat, Beyonce dropped a new album on iTunes. Comprised of 14 tracks and 17 music videos, Beyonce explained that this is a “visual album,” designed to give the listener a full sensory experience not possible with just a single or two.

2014 Golden Globes Nominations Announced: With the show just over a month away, stars gathered at The Beverly Hilton Hotel to announce the nominations for the 2014 Golden Globes. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognized television series including NBC's "Parks and Recreation" and Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" in the Best Comedy category, while AMC's "Breaking Bad" and Netflix Original "House of Cards" got a nod with the Dramas. As for motion pictures, 2014 is sure to be a tight race between hopefuls including "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle," each earning 7 nominations, respectively.

Pope Francis Named Time's Person of the Year: Facing some stiff competition, Pope Francis was named Time magazine's Person of the Year. The Holy Father was given the honor for "pulling the papacy out of the palace and into the streets, for committing the world's largest church to confronting its deepest needs, and for balancing judgment with mercy."

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