The Highest Highs and Lowest Lows of Summer 2015

So long, summer. It's been one for the books: From two royal weddings and a World Cup championship to a Duggar cheating scandal and more breakups than we can count on one hand, here are the moments we'll still be talking about well into fall

01 of 12

HIGH: TAYLOR SWIFT BECAME A GODMOTHER

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Meet the littlest member of Swift's squad! Hearts melted when the singer posted this sweet Instagram of her first meeting her godson, Leo Thames Newman, Jaime King's second son.

02 of 12

LOW: JARED FOGLE ARRESTED FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

LOW: JARED FOGLE ARRESTED FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
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Fogle rose to fame after his Subway sandwich-heavy diet resulted in significant weight loss – and he subsequently became a spokesperson for the company. Now, it's more likely that Fogle will be remembered for his guilty plea to child pornography charges.

03 of 12

HIGH: NOT ONE, BUT TWO ROYAL WEDDINGS

HIGH: NOT ONE, BUT TWO ROYAL WEDDINGS
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Royal watchers and the general love-loving public were greeted to two royal weddings this summer. The first was the wedding of former reality star Sofia Hellqvist (now Princess Sofia) to Sweden's Prince Carl Philip. The second was the wedding of Pierre Casiraghi, seventh in line to Monaco's throne, and Beatrice Borromeo, a lavish affair that lasted for two weekends – and took place in two different countries.

04 of 12

LOW: MIRANDA AND BLAKE SPLIT

LOW: MIRANDA AND BLAKE SPLIT
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This country power couple is no more. After four years of marriage, Lambert and Shelton announced their split – adding yet another set of names to the growing list of summer breakups.

05 of 12

HIGH: THE ROYAL FAMILY MELTED OUR HEARTS

HIGH: THE ROYAL FAMILY MELTED OUR HEARTS
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Prince William, Prince George, Princess Kate and Princess Charlotte

06 of 12

LOW: BEN AND JEN ANNOUNCED THEIR DIVORCE

LOW: BEN AND JEN ANNOUNCED THEIR DIVORCE
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Hear that? It's the sound of millions of hearts breaking after Affleck and Garner announced their divorce just days after their 10th wedding anniversary. Don't worry – it's okay to cry.

07 of 12

HIGH: JEN AND JUSTIN TIED THE KNOT

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Jennifer Aniston and Theroux's August nuptials were a surprise to everyone – even their guests! But the shock factor just upped the excitement – and the happiness – as the couple tied the knot after a three-year-long engagement.

08 of 12

LOW: JOSH DUGGAR'S SCANDALS

LOW: JOSH DUGGAR'S SCANDALS
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It all started with the publication of a police report detailing his past molestation of minors – including two of his sisters. Soon after, his family's show, 19 Kids and Counting, was canceled. The headlines continued: Duggar admitted to cheating on his wife, Anna, and having a pornography addiction. He's currently in a rehab facility undergoing treatment.

09 of 12

HIGH: JENNIFER LAWRENCE AND AMY SCHUMER BECAME BFFS

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This friendship makes so much sense that we're all wondering how we lived without for so long. Hollywood's resident dream squad, Schumer and Lawrence, have been caught hanging out a lot this summer, jet-skiing on vacation, dancing on Billy Joel's piano and writing a screenplay together.

10 of 12

LOW: JON STEWART SAID GOODBYE TO THE DAILY SHOW

LOW: JON STEWART SAID GOODBYE TO THE DAILY SHOW
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After nearly 16 years on-air, Stewart bid adieu to his Comedy Central classic, The Daily Show. Trevor Noah may be taking over soon enough, but we just can't ignore the void we're feeling in our hearts.

11 of 12

HIGH: THE U.S. WOMEN'S TEAM WON THE WORLD CUP

HIGH: THE U.S. WOMEN'S TEAM WON THE WORLD CUP
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In the ultimate girl power move, the U.S. women's soccer team dominated at this year's World Cup, knocking out Japan in the final match with a score of 5-2. How did they celebrate? With the first ticker tape parade for a female athlete in 55 years – and an invite to join Taylor Swift on stage at her New Jersey concert.

12 of 12

LOW: GWEN AND GAVIN SPLIT

LOW: GWEN AND GAVIN SPLIT
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Years from now, we'll remember summer 2015 as the summer love died. After 13 years of marriage and nearly 20 togehter, Hollwood's coolest couple announced their split.

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