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Royal baby, Boston bombing and twerking top 2013 Ask.com searches

Sharon Gaudin | Nov. 22, 2013
Top search trends show Americans curious about Kardashian baby, government shutdown, typhoon aid.

For celebrity searches, which make up about 10% of the questions on Ask.com, the top question of the year was why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's baby was named North West.

After that, they wanted to know about singer Miley Cyrus twerking at the VMAs; how actor Cory Monteith died; what celebrity chef Paula Deen said to cause so much trouble in her career, and why actress Amanda Bynes was arrested.

Americans also wanted to know who will play Christian in the movie adaptation of the novel Fifty Shades of Grey and where they could go online to watch a video of actress Reese Witherspoon being arrested.

Many celebrities who made Ask.com's top search list in 2012 fell out of the top 10 this year. Actresses Kristen Stewart, Katie Holmes and Jessica Biel failed to make the top 10 search list this year. Don't feel too badly for them. Actor Brad Pitt and Britain's Prince Harry dropped off this year's list, too.

 

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