Celebrities are inspirations for everyone. So, you should choose wisely, follow the right people, and unfollow celebrities living on unscrupulous or criminal deeds. The feature digs into the past scandals of our beloved celebrities. Exceptional music, voice, and acting skills have all whitewashed these incidents entirely out of our minds.
1. Soulja Boy
In 2021, Soulja, a famous rapper, was sued by her former girlfriend. In 2015, Soulja beat her all over her body, particularly in the stomach, which caused her miscarriage. The lawsuit also makes allegations of other events. In 2017, Soulja punched her in the face and chest when he was with security guards. Numerous songs by Soulja Boy are trending in 2023. An optimist said that people are listening to him as if they forgot all the utterances he caused.
2. Travis Scott
Almost Ten people died, and hundreds of them were injured at Travis Scot's concert in Houston, Texas, on November 5, 2021. There were 50,000 people there, and the event happened when the crowd surged towards the stage. But Travis continued his concert. Later, he commented that he didn't know about the issue and came to know about it when he left the stage. A user showed that it was considered ‘normal' that people were dying at his concert.
3. Chris Brown
In 2009, Chris Brown attacked Rihanna in his car. But people still love him and buy his music. They even want their reunion. Brown pleaded guilty to this assault. He was sentenced to probation and counseling for domestic violence. Rihanna even posted her picture with a swollen face, blood, and split lips. A rationalist asked a significant question that we all need to answer. He wondered why Chris Brown still has a career.
4. Boy George
Boy George, a famous lead singer, songwriter, and actor, faced 15 months sentence in jail in 2007. He was found guilty of falsely imprisoning a Norwegian male escort. A person talked about the incident on a social site and said that he handcuffed him to a radiator, I believe. He also beat him with a metal chain as he thought he had stolen something from him. However, the victim denied the charge of false confinement.
5. Mark Wahlberg
Famous movie actor Mark Wahlberg was delegated with a series of racially motivated attacks and hate crimes. A supporter showed that Mark Wahlberg did not blind him, and he was already blind when Mark Wahlberg punched him. However, later on, the victim revealed that he lost his sight when a grenade exploded near him when he was serving in the army. While Wahlberg has served 45 days in prison for his two-year sentence for the Vietnamese men attack.
6. John Landis
John Landis, an American filmmaker and actor, was alleged to have killed two children and an actor, Vic Morrow, on the sets of Twilight Zone in 1982. The accident took place when the helicopter crashed. He broke child labor laws by having the kids on set in the first place, and parents were never told that their children would be near explosives or the helicopter. A scandal review shows, “He was not criminally convicted, and he did not take much of a hit to his career.”
7. Eric Clapton
In 1976, Clapton provoked an uproar when he spoke out at his concert in Birmingham. He made hateful racial statements against foreigners. Remarks quoted by a user show, “The black wogs and coons and Arabs and Jamaicans don't belong here…. You are not welcome here” at a 1976 concert. Though he subsequently apologized many times, he was labeled as racist for many years.
8. Dr. Dre
Andre Romell Young, known as Dr. Dre, assaulted a journalist, Dee Barnes, in 1991. The rapper refused to apologize for assaulting her. Dre grabbed her hair and rammed her head into a brick wall. Later on, he threw her off the stairs. Barnes sued Dr. Dre, and the case was settled out of court. A comment shows, “If beating women was a sport, Dr Dre would be the Michael Jordan of beating women.”
9. Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner is a Reality TV show star and Olympic gold medalist who was involved in an accident in 2015. She rear-ended a car in oncoming traffic and caused the driver's death. Los Angeles Sheriff's Department charged Jenner with vehicular manslaughter, and the case was settled out of court. But still, people watch her famous shows like House of Kardashians and others. A celebrity-obsessed person depicted her as one of the most favorite recurring characters.
10. Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry was alleged to have taken a 13-14-year-old girl from a Mexican bar to work in his bar in St. Louis. From there, she managed to escape two weeks later to the cops. After that, he got arrested for human trafficking a minor girl to a different country to work in a bar on December 23, 1959. Though he died in March 2017, a skeptic review shows that Chuck Berry has been lauded as the “King of Rock n Roll” despite his psycho behavior.
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