Sex, Sex and More Sex in 2008

It was the year that brought us steamy vampire loving, sex-addiction confessions, too many scandals to count, a naked Harry Potter and even a scantily-clad Hanna Montana. We salute you 2008...

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HBO series "True Blood" was nominated for best television drama. Anna Paquin plays Sookie Stackhouse and Stephen Moyer plays Bill Compton, a handsome 173-year-old vampire.
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Hugh Hefner's latest squeezes Karissa, (left) and Kristina Shannon ended up in handcuffs out of the bedroom when they were arrested for aggravated assault in January.
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A romantic in a hard body, the Aussie star leaves women saying "Oh ... my ... God," "People" says in their 2008 issue of Jackman, 40. What's also sexy about this dad? He sings ballads at home and makes pancakes for Oscar, 8, and Ava, 3.
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Then-15 year old Miley Cyrus caused outrage when she posed semi-topless for the June issue of Vanity Fair. The Hannah Montana star apologized to her fans for the photos, which were shot by celebrated photographer Annie Leibovitz.
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It's been a big year for Halle Berry. She welcomed a daughter in March and was named the year's sexiest woman by Esquire. We assume that qualifies her for the MILF list, too.
Then New York Governor Eliot Spitzer -- aka Client No. 9 -- apologized to his family and the public when his link to a prostitution ring was exposed in March. Although he said he was sorry, Spitzer did not say he was guilty. He quickly resigned.
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Ashley Dupre, the high-priced hooker who got it on with Spitzer at a Washington hotel, looks almost elegant during this sitdown with ABC correspondent Diane Sawyer.
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What - or who - would you do for Obama? Some Craigslist posters were willing to trade sex for tickets to Obama's rally in Chicago's Grant Park.
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Bristol Palin was also in the 'SNL' spotlight. In one of Tina Fey's classic sketches portraying the Alaskan governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate, the actress deadpanned, "I believe marriage is meant to be a sacred institution between two unwilling teenagers."
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David Duchovny might as well face it. He's addicted to love. Or rather, sex. Former wife Tea Leoni, not so much.
Singer Clay Aiken dyed his hair, became a dad, and came out of the closet. Ho-hum.
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Daniel Radcliffe bared all in the US production of Equus.
Sex and the City premiered on the big screen, but sexy shows on the little screen were to blame for increased sexual activity in teenagers.
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When it comes to sex, the computer is good for more than porn. Web services such as PMS Buddy (which sends alerts to warn significant others when their lady's special "time of month" is approaching) and InSPOT (which lets people send postcards alerting former partners of STDs) help users get more than mail in their inboxes.
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Former Presidential candidate John Edwards admitted he cheated on his cancer-stricken wife after the National Enquirer claimed he had a love child. Edwards maintains the child is not his baby.
Jonathon Guabello, 29, shot himself in the arm after his girlfriend refused to have sex with him.
While Eva Longoria is hot, she's hotter in red. A study out this year found that men are more attracted to women who wear red and would spend more on a date for a woman wearing it.
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Florida Congressman Tim Mahoney resigned his office amid charges he exchanged sexually explicit emails and instant messages on the internet with congressional pages.
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Not only couldn't former New York Rep. Vito Fossella stay away from the booze while driving, he fathered a child out of wedlock during his marriage.
Should Madonna and A-Rod get the DL of the year award? Rumors swirled, marriages ended, but the two "friends" are still just that. Perhaps there are some privileges to just being friends?
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Transformers" star Megan Fox was the No. 1 choice (of both men and women) for's list of the sexiest ladies of 2008.
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