Nobody is immune to mistakes. Even the richest and most famous people on the planet are unable to avoid mistakes or pay off their consequences. The editors of Interesting to know invites readers to recall the 10 most scandalous stories in which those whom millions of people around the world consider their idols were drawn into.
Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's home video scandal
Pamela and Tommy recorded a private video with the corresponding storyline a couple of years before the scandal. The couple kept the video in their personal PC, not even suspecting that after only 2 years this video would be stolen, sold, and then also posted on the network in the public domain.
Bill Clinton's impeachment
The 42nd President of the United States also got into a +18 scandal. Bored Clinton started an affair with trainee Monica Lewinsky. At first, Clinton denied any connection with the 22-year-old Jewish woman, but there was so much evidence that further denial of the fact obvious to everyone was already pointless. The president confessed to having sex with Lewinsky.
Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake concert
During the performance, the charming Justin accidentally caught his sleeve on Janet Jackson's corset, and when he tried to extricate himself, together with the sleeve he tore off a piece of fabric that covered the singer's chest. Well, 2004 made us happy with such an unexpected nudity.
Kanye West and his dislike for George W. Bush
Rapper Kanye was among the guests during a telethon organized to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The musician ended his speech with the phrase: "President Bush doesn't care about blacks." By the way, Bush later recalled this incident in his memoirs as one of the most offensive in his practice.
Mel Gibson and his dislike of Jews
An Australian and American actor, film director, screenwriter and producer, during his drunk driving arrest, asked a police officer if he was a Jew overnight. And without waiting for an answer, he added that the Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world. The world, despite its sincere love for Gibson, has not forgiven the anti-Semitic statement.
Private video of Kim Kardashian
In 2007, Kim Kardashian made a lot of noise. The actress and model got into a scandal related to the broadcast of a private video of the +18 category with her participation. The press is still discussing the girl's intimate relationship with her ex-boyfriend, rapper Ray J. At first, Kim denied the authenticity of the video, but her lawsuit demanding to stop the distribution of the video actually became a confession of sexual exploits.
Chris Brown beat Rihanna
In 2009, on the eve of the Grammy Awards, Chris Brown beat his beloved Rihanna to such an extent that the singer had to be hospitalized. The network got pictures of bruises and abrasions that covered the entire face of the girl. Brown was charged with domestic violence. He pleaded guilty and received a five-year probationary period and 1,400 hours of community service. The court, by the way, forbade Chris to approach Rihanna closer than 50 yards (46 meters).
Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Beyoncé and MTV Video
2009 Best Female Video Award MTV received singer Taylor Swift. Rapper Kanye West disagreed with the jury's decision. He took the stage during Taylor's performance, snatched the microphone from her and announced to the audience that "Beyoncé was the best video of all time." Kanye was politely ushered out of the ceremony.
Woody Allen's accusations of raping his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow
The terrible scandal in which the famous and beloved director was involved, now, it seems, no one remembers. But in 2014, the press was literally seething with details. Dylan's adopted daughter told CBS reporters in detail how the famous director abused her 25 years ago. Dylan was only 7 years old at the time. Woody Allen himself denies the authenticity of the story, believing that it was fabricated by his ex-wife Mia Farrow.
Sexual harassment scandal
This year, the movement against sexual harassment "Time's Up!" Within just a few months, hundreds of Hollywood actresses have come forward with accusations of harassment and sexual assault by famous directors, producers, and actors. For the first time in the history of cinema, a simple word, supported by neither evidence nor testimony of witnesses, was enough to destroy the career of an unwanted person. Many of those who fell under this charge lost their jobs, multimillion-dollar contracts and agreements. Some even had to publicly admit their sexual orientation (for example, the actor Kevin Spacey).