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Top 10 Scandals That Shocked Hollywood

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We know that the connection of Hollywood celebrities with bizarre or shocking controversies is permanent. Since the dawn of this industry, several high-profile contentions have risen that opened our mouths in shock. The life of a celebrity is clearly not easy. Some of them accidentally get linked to disturbing scenarios. The remaining ones clearly have a knack for luring these controversies towards themselves. From tragic deaths to the #metoo movement, we have tried to cover some of the biggest Hollywood controversies that literally flabbergasted us.

Here are the top 10 scandals in Hollywood!

Winona Ryder’s shoplifting case

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Winona Ryder

The former heartbeat of Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, has been charged with theft by a departmental store in Beverly Hills, California. It all happened in 2001 when Ryder was at the peak of her career. No doubt that this incident defamed her for good in Hollywood. She stole some clothes from that store and removed their price tags. Later, she tried to hide them in her bag. Those clothing items were worth more than $5,000.

Hugh Grant found with a hooker

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Hugh Grant

One of the best British performers of all time, Hugh Grant, found himself in a ridiculous situation with a prostitute in 1995. He was married to Elizabeth Hurley at that time. He asked the hooker to engage with him in oral sex. This infamous episode of his life brought his marriage on the verge of divorce. However, the couple reunited and stayed married for five more years.

Marilyn Monroe’s affair with John F. Kennedy

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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was one of the hottest topics in Hollywood during the 50s. Her rise to stardom, successful modelling career, highly-publicized marriages with John DiMaggio and Arthur Miller (both ended up in divorce), and others attracted a lot of attention from the media. But her reported affair with JFK shocked everyone. Their bond was strong. However, the president decided not to continue his relationship with Monroe. The latter went into depression and faced a lot of health issues. Many theories suggest that this case played an important role in her tragic death due to an overdose of barbiturates in 1962.

Charlie Sheen’s and the pornstars

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Charlie Sheen

Things usually go wild when you are rich and spend your weekend in Los Angeles! One of the most popular adult actresses, Michelle McGee, revealed in a 2011 interview that Sheen invited some celebrities and pornstars to his party in LA. He booked a huge villa in Palms Casino Resort. He never left his room the entire weekend and partied heavily with several elite personalities. Nowadays, he is battling HIV under the strict supervision of doctors.

Mel Gibson’s anti-Jew comments

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Mel Gibson

There is no doubt in admitting that Mel Gibson has destroyed his career by his own deeds. The “Braveheart” is still suffering the dire consequences of various controversial incidents. In 2006, Gibson was arrested by some cops for drunk driving. He escalated the matter after making some abusive remarks about Jewish people. He blamed them for all the wars that our world has witnessed. It was not the first time that Gibson found himself surrounded by controversies. He has also been hailed as homophobic because of his disrespectful remarks about gays in an interview given to a Spanish newspaper.

Sexual allegations against Woody Allen

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Woody Allen

Woody Allen is widely known for making some of the best Hollywood movies of all time. But his personal life is nothing except a big mess. The year 1992 haunted the director when he was accused of sexual assault by his own adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow. The latter revealed that she was 14 at that time. She further blamed him for brainwashing her. However, Allen has denied all the accusations several times.

The wave of leaked celebrities nudes

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Jennifer Lawrence

The security status of Apple’s iCloud receives frequent criticism from its users. But it suffered a huge backlash from various celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, Lena Dunham, Emily Ratajkowski, and many more due to their leaked private images on the internet. The hacker reportedly leaked more than 500 nude images of various celebrities in August 2014. He was arrested in no time by the authorities. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, apologized to all the victims and promised them to deliver a stronger level of security in iCloud.

Heath Ledger’s death

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Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger’s surprising and tragic death in 2008 broke the hearts of his fans. He was found dead in his room by his housekeeper. The latter contacted the health emergency services. The medical experts tried everything they could to revive him. He was declared dead several minutes later. The autopsy report disclosed that he died due to a medicinal drug overdose.

Many reports have revealed that he started suffering from mental exhaustion, insomnia, and depression during the filming of The Dark Knight. He pushed himself to the limit for the preparation of his role.

Kevin Spacey’s sexual misconduct case

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Kevin Spacey

In 2017, Star Trek: Discovery fame Anthony Rapp disclosed that Kevin Spacey attempted a sexual advance towards him when he was a minor. He also revealed that Spacey was heavily drunk at that time. In response, Spacey told everyone that he did not remember that incident. However, he ended up apologizing to him for his misconduct. Additionally, an American journalist named Heather Unruh also came forward to tell the world about her son’s sexual assault. She blamed Spacey for that horrifying incident.

Harvey Weinstein effect

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Harvey Weinstein

Meet the man who is responsible for commencing the well-known #metoo movement! In 2018, Ashley Judd disclosed that Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed her during the production of Kiss the Girls. Some months later, nearly 80 women filed a sexual assault case against Weinstein. Prominent celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cara Delevingne, and others admitted later that they were also his victims. The jury in New York convicted him of several rape charges and sentenced him to jail for a period of 23 years.

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