13 Celeb Shockers of 2004

Ashlee's lip-synch, Tara's flash, Britney's first wedding and more scandalous moments. By Janice Morris


It was a Milli Vanilli moment: Ashlee Simpson, whose first album, Autobiography, debuted at No. 1 in August, fled Saturday Night Live's stage Oct. 24 after a prerecorded vocal track began playing while she wasn't holding up a microphone. Simpson (pictured with host Jude Law) blamed the incident on a bout with acid reflux: "It was something I had never done and I didn't want to do," she told PEOPLE of lip-synching. "(But) my voice wasn't strong enough."