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Scandals of 2022


  1. Who issued an "apology" via Instagram after stars like Joni Mitchell and Neil Young removed their music from Spotify?
  2. Whose "fall from grace" was described by his barrister as "the most public humiliation"?
  3. Which American talkshow host was suspended for two weeks for saying the Holocaust "isn’t about race"?
  4. Which company received massive criticism from both sides of the British political divide for dismissing 800 members of its staff?

  5. Who was banned for keeping cats for five years?
  6. Who said: "I’m even more disappointed with what this verdict means for other women. It’s a setback."?
  7. Tennis Australia's chief executive dismissed suggestions that who may sue the organisation?
  8. Directly after being slapped by Will Smith at the Oscars what were the first two short words that Chris Rock exclaimed?
  9. Alice Evans told her thousands of Instagram followers: "It's basically just lie after lie after lie from my husband in order to take my kids away from me." Can you name the husband?
  10. Which Hollywood actor told the judge he "kissed the waitress on her lips" without her consent?
  11. What type of sausage made headlines in the Wagatha Christie trial?
  12. Who resigned as a Government Deputy Chief Whip saying he had "drunk far too much"?
  13. On 12 April 2022, Boris Johnson got a FPN. What does the acronym FPN stand for?
  14. The American Supreme Court overturned which 1973 landmark decision on abortion?
  15. Who was sentenced by a New York court in June, to 20 years imprisonment?
  16. Which county's police constabulary announced there were no wrongdoings in the Beergate controversy?
  17. *More questions will be added as scandals or controversies happen in 2022.


  1. Joe Rogan's
  2. Boris Becker
  3. Whoopi Goldberg
  4. P&O
  5. West Ham footballer Kurt Zouma
  6. Amber Heard (after being found guilty of libel)
  7. Novak Djokovic
  8. Oh wow
  9. Ioan Gruffudd
  10. Cuba Gooding Jr

  11. Chipolata (a word used by Rebekah Vardy... Peter Andre's 'chipolata')
  12. Chris Pincher
  13. Fixed penalty notice
  14. Roe v. Wade
  15. Ghislaine Maxwell
  16. Durham Constabulary