MTV's Most Insignificant News Stories of 2012

Entertainment: MTV

Lance Armstrong doped * Herman Cain's presidential campaign * Cecilia Gimenez's botched painting * E.L. James' '50 Shades' series * Lolo Jones' virginity * Lindsay Lohan - any and every story * Mayan Calendar predicts end of the world * M.I.A. flipping the bird at the Super Bowl * Taylor Swift's love life * Tim Tebow goes to the New York Jets. Not included: the end of the Twinkie and Taco Bell's locos tacos

Vote Ranking  

1

Herman Cain

Entrepreneur

60.0% (102 of 170 votes)

2

Lolo Jones

Athlete

60.0% (6 of 10 votes)

3

Taylor Swift

Vocalist

56.38% (212 of 376 votes)

4

Lance Armstrong

Athlete

53.09% (43 of 81 votes)

5

Lindsay Lohan

Actress

52.54% (869 of 1654 votes)

6

Tim Tebow

Football Player

50.0% (54 of 108 votes)

7

E.L. James

Author

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

8

Mayan Calendar

Event

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

9

Cecilia Gimenez

Artist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

10

M.I.A.

Vocalist

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)