14 Strange Ways Famous People Tanked Their Careers Or Tarnished Their Legacies

Lots of beloved celebrities go their entire lifetimes without stealing a boat, marrying their cousin, or beating authors with a baseball bat. These folks just can't get enough of it!

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Jerry Lee Lewis MARRIED HIS UNDERAGE COUSIN The 22-year-old heartthrob kept his underage cousin-wife a secret for a while, until a journalist made it

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Christina Aguilera BUNGLED THE NATIONAL ANTHEM CRACKED CON She did that thing that singers do where they eschew the familiar notes and cadence of the

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David Hasselhoff HAMBURGLED HIS OWN REPUTATION In 2007, video leaked of him drunkenly mangling a hamburger on the floor while berating his daughter. D

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Jeffrey Jones GOT OFF EASY WITH PROBATION CRACKEDcO COM He had a promising career playing sleezeballs, and - lo and behold- he turned out to be a slee

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Ingrid Bergman FELL IN LOVE The noteable thing here is the outsized backlash. When she fell in love with her director, got pregnant, and divorced her

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Gary Busey OUr WAS CRUISIN' FOR A BRUISIN' Children was a big guy when he felloff bilthelmet and smashed his head on the curb. Despite the possibility

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Ceelo Green COULDN'T STOP DIGGING HIMSELF DEEPER After he was let off the hook for allegations of sexually assaulting an asleep person, he decided to

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Evel Knievel BEAT UP AN AUTHOR Author Shelly Saltman recorded Knievel & CO., with their consent, during months of preparation for a stunt. He later pu

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Stephen Collins ADMITTED TO UNGODLY ACTS CRACKEDCOR Once revered as Rev. Eric Camden on 7th Heaven, TMZ got ahold of audio of him admitting to sexual

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Winona Ryder HAD STICKY FINGERS d 12 Or 2008 CRACKEDCON She was persona non grata for about a decade, after cutting the tags off of $5k worth of cloth

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Brad Renfro FAILED TO STEAL A YACHT CRACKED COM The rising star (probably most famous for playing Huckleberry Finn in Tom and Huck) had a habit of rep

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Robert Blake RUINED A -DECADE CAREER CRACKEDCO He hit it big as a kid with a starring role in The Little Rascals, and managed to keep getting work wel

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Jennifer Grey GOT A NOSE JOB CRACKED C Grey didn't have a huge, public implosion; she just had minor cosmetic surgery. What she calls the nose job fr

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Bobby Fischer WAS LOUDLY PRO-9/11 Before The Queen's Gambit, Bobby Fischer was the sexiest thing in chess. Unfortunately, he was also the most unhinge

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