The Most "WTF" News Stories of 2018
"It's 2018" might just be the handiest catchall phrase of the year. The president is a reality TV star? "It's 2018." A bunch of witches went paddle boarding down a river near Portland? "It's 2018." Scientists are giving club drugs to octopi? "It's 2018!!!"
Over at InStyle, we're not strangers to the good, the bad, and the WTF. We've covered some truly strange events, and tbh, we're still giggling to ourselves about them, all smug and the like. An accurate visual:
But before we swap the "18" for a "19" in our favorite ubiquitous phrase, we're taking a fond trip down memory lane to revisit our 9 strangest news stories of the year.
Without further ado ...
Yes, the future King of England has an infatuation with a special variety of rodent. Meanwhile, the squirrels in the U.K. are all like:
But he's not the only royal with animal issues ...
Sure, she loves horses, but this particular pony keeps ruffling the Queen E's royal feathers. Note to all equine: Don't poop in front of the Queen of England, OK?
While Dad and Grandma were busy with their favorite animals, Prince Harry was over here stealing samosas at new wife Meghan Markle's first big speaking engagement since becoming the Duchess of Sussex.
Are they these, Duncan Hunter? Did we crack the "Hawaii shorts" code?
It was a strange year for politics, but that honestly has nothing on ...
This story had everything: Politics; erotica; Olivia Wilde's mom. Truly wild(e), if we do say so ourselves.
Other unanswered questions of 2018 included:
Short answer: No.
Post Malone is nominated for a Grammy this year, which is great news because he needs to find some way to fund his $40k delivery habit.
Speaking of 20-something pop royalty ...
The best part of the viral image of a fake Justin Bieber eating a burrito, was that it was just weird enough to maybe be true.
And because we can never get enough Bieber:
We never did get to the bottom of this one ...
And, last but not least, we leave you with this:
In her tell-all memoir, adult film actress Stormy Daniels went into detail about the one thing we never needed details about.