The Most Surprising Celebrity Transformations of the Week

 So many changes, so little time!

Another week, another round of celebrity transformations, and this offering sure is interesting, to say the very least. 

Not only did NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal have to pay up in an unusual way after losing a bet to a fellow basketball star, but two stars also took on new nicknames that no one was expecting but now can’t stop thinking about. Obviously Nick Lachey

Plus, The Bachelorette managed to pull off yet another franchise first, thanks to its unexpected pick for its season 16 lead, and Judge Judy, the world’s highest paid TV host, made a major announcement no one was anticipating. But she wasn’t the only host going through some ch-ch-changes, with one longtime TV announcer making the jump from host to reality TV contestant for the first time ever. And yes, the reveal was definitely something to taco ’bout. (Yes, that was a glaringly obvious hint.) 

Here are the most surprising pop culture transformations of the week…

Judge Judy

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Shaquille O'Neal


Justin Bieber, Hailey Bieber

Vasquez-Max Lopes / BACKGRID

Clare Crawley, The Bachelorette


Tom Bergeron, Taco, Masked Singer


Love Is Blind


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