One would think that being a professional actor would instantly make someone a good liar. Turns out, that’s not true at all. Some actors are such horrible liars that you just have to question how they ended up being so successful.

Rebel Wilson was revealed to have lied about her real identity. The Pitch Perfect star repeatedly indicated that she is now 29 years old but that her given name was Rebel. However, humble thanks to an Australian gossip magazine, the earth discovered she was a 35-year-old called Melanie Elizabeth Bounds.

Wilson had told the gossip rag a year before the realization that her real identity was Rebel and so that Melanie and Elizabeth had been middle names she used during school to avoid being teased. The tabloid obtained authoritative Australian documents that prove not only that she had been not born on March 2, 1980, as she tried to claim, but that she was born 6 years ago.

From Jussie Smollett's fabricated attack to Milli Vanilli's contentious professional life moment, the above infamous glimpses made Hollywood history... for all of the other wrong reasons! We've compiled a list of 15 among the most legendary celebrity lies that have hooked the public's attention in recent years.

Let’s take a look at some ridiculous, easily verifiable, or just straight-up unbelievable lies that actors tried to sell us:

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