It’s been a crazy year in entertainment and as can be expected, there have been several reality TV stars who have been at the heart of controversy …

From old favourites such as Big Brother to some of the newest shows to hit our TV screens like Diski Divas and Utatako, we have seen stars make the headlines for really shady reasons.

However, despite their faux pas, we must admit, we’re still glued to our TV screens!

From cat fights, to alleged culpable homicide charges and shocking drunken behaviour, here are the five most controversial stars that have dominated television, tabloids and social media timelines this year …

Above and below: Lexi Van from Mandla and Lexi

Lexi deserves a permanent spot on this list. She’s THAT controversial.

This year, the outspoken former Big Brother star has cussed out dozens of trolls on Twitter, posted some rather revealing selfies and of course shared TMI on her reality show she shares with beau Mandla.

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(She also wasn’t shy about which body part of Mandla’s she loved the most *Hint* it wasn’t his teeth).

Mandla and Lexi_