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Year In Review: Shocking Showbiz Controversies And Heartbreaking Deaths In 2019 (Local)

As we say goodbye to 2019, we're taking a look back at the moss buzz-worthy, headline-making stories on celebrity controversies and deaths of some notable personalities in the local entertainment industry as well as in the fields of business and politics

If you're still talking about the Barretto family feud, broken up about Gina Lopez's passing, or the fact that Liza Soberano never got the chance to materialize her Darna potential, we don't blame you.

2019 was full of juicy tidbits about local personalities and celebrities' lives that were incredibly hard to ignore as well as sad news items on deaths. So, as the year comes to a close, we're doing a quick roundup of the most buzz worthy of news items that made headlines throughout the year.

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Photos from @lizasoberano @juliabarretto @pauavelino @robinsonsdepartmentstore @makeyournanayproud @geraldandersonjr @marjbarretto @smcitycebuofficial @titocaluag @scarletsnowbelo / @abs-cbnnews Twitter /  Gina Lopez photo by Philip Sison / ABS-CBN, Star Magic, and Star Cinema archives