Well, we’re less than one month into the new year, and already we have to chalk 2013 up to a crushing disappointment.
Oh, sure, it’s a little early for that. January tends to be a slow month, entertainment-wise, in the interim between the holidays and awards season. So we could be optimistic about the next eleven months. And sure, they probably hold something worth looking forward to.
But today Michelle Williams dealt us a painful blow by counteracting those rumors that Destiny’s Child would reunite at the Super Bowl. It left us with a sting that was surprising but also familiar, because we’ve felt this wave of disappointment too many times already this year. And it's only January! Athletes have had us hanging our heads in shame ― Lance Armstrong's doping, Manti Te’o's fake dead girlfriend ― and the entertainment world hasn’t been much kinder.
Grab a box of tissues and your comfort food of choice, because we’re about to wallow in the misery of the 7 Greatest Disappointments of 2013 (so far).