When Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth went public with their engagement, fans around the world were shocked and excited by the news! Some speculated that the two stars were too young to get married, but with the blessing of Miley's father, Billy Ray Cyrus, it looked like the engagement was full-speed ahead for her and Liam. Which was probably a good thing, since Liam reportedly dropped $100k on his honey's unusual engagement ring! Naysayers tried to stir the pot with rumors that Miley was being unfaithful (which were quickly dispelled), but Liam stirred the pot for real when he remarked on Miley being too thin! Young love, are we right?
Miley and Liam seemed madly in love following their engagement, talking to the press about how they couldn't wait to have babies, but it certainly didn't slow down Miley and her party-animal ways! Despite that, Liam seemed convinced he'd found the one, and the two love-birds made sure to make plenty of time for each other, even going to pilates class together! Liam's family loved Miley... even if she was on Team Katniss and not Team Gale!
Of course, the hardest part of being a Hollywood couple is the never-ending rumor mill, and that fact took its toll on Miley and Liam just like anyone else. The couple briefly broke up before getting engaged, and post-engagement rumors that Miley was worried she was going to lose her beau to his Hunger Games co-star Jennifer Lawrence just never seemed to stop. They reacted the best way they knew how, though — by staying together but taking it slow, instead of rushing into marriage to dispel nasty rumors. Seriously, the gossip mill just reads too much into everything! But we always had faith in the duo — Come on, they got engaged after Miley wooed Liam with her cover of "Lilac Wine"!
Plus, nothing says love like cutesy Twitter conversations! And dressing up like a unicorn and making out with your fiancé! Billy Ray may have given his daughter and Liam his blessings, but he never said they weren't a crazy couple! The couple's relationship and antics also drew attention from fellow Disney Channel vet Nick Jonas, who even wrote a song about their engagement! And despite her partying ways, Miley's faithfulness to Liam seemed unquestionable — she even turned down racy film roles to respect his feelings!
In late 2012, we finally learned some details about the Miley/Liam wedding ceremony (aka the best party ever that we were DYING to go to). Multiple ceremonies!? A Marchesa dress for Miley!? The very definition of perfection!? An impromptu bachelorette party on Ellen!? We never did get that invite in the mail...
The couple rounded out the year with a crazy music video (complete with unicorn Liam, again), and Liam finally chimed in on his thoughts about Miley's jaw-dropping hair transformation. Who needs to go to the movies? Miley and Liam are way better at keeping us on the edge of our seats!