Tom Cruise very nearly became synonymous with a religion known for worshiping a magical man in the sky and covering up child sex.
Some actors began their careers doing things that range in quality from 'embarrassing' to 'worthy of song and legend.'
Sure, these people may currently be elbow-deep in janitor buckets, but at least they each have a story to tell.
Mike Tyson is famous for punching people in the face. Pigeons are famous for pooping on your car. Together, they race!
The fact that Ben Franklin had an illegitimate son wasn't even the most awkward conversation had at the Franklin family dinner table.
It pains us to inform you that all of those silly and life-affirming Internet stories that distracted from civilization's inexorable march into the void were just the E. coli icing on 2015's cake of turds.
In 1982, a promising young actor named Tom Hanks nailed his first movie role: a made-for-TV drama about the evils of tabletop RPGs.
Hi, my name is Pauli, and Ben Affleck helped me become a better person. Let's see how far he can take me.
In a world where people will spend hours and hours of time coming up with the perfect name, these people just blindly stumbled into something iconic.
It turns out, the screaming nightmare of a stage persona is only covering up the social skills of a coked-up toddler.