The 16 All-Time Dumbest Excuses Made By Public Figures

Just own it, man.
The 16 All-Time Dumbest Excuses Made By Public Figures

Look. If you ever find yourself caught with cocaine in your pocket, or with a prostitute on vacation, or with someone else's blood in your blood… just own it, man!

I need this drug cocktail for my cramps! CRACKEDC After Nicole Richie was arrested for driving the wrong way down an LA freeway, she explained that she was merely hopped up on weed and Vicodin due to menstrual cramps.

Source: CBS

I was acting when I yoinked that merch! CRACKEDC Winona Ryder was long ago caught shoplifting about $5k worth of swag from Saks Fifth Avenue, and at one point argued she was merely method acting in preparation for an upcoming role.

Source: EW

My patriotism drove me to cheat on my dying wife! CRACKEDG After a pattern of cheating on wives when they were extremely ill and/or dying, Newt Gingrich explained that at times of my life, partially driven by how passionately I felt about this country, I worked far too hard and

Source: NPR

Officer, these aren't my pants! Lindsay Lohan capped off her infamous high-speed, booze-fuelled SUV chase by claiming, when cops found coke in her pockets, that she was wearing someone else's pants.

Source: ABC

I was too high to do my taxes! CRACKED.COM In 2009, the IRS had a quick question for Method Man: where are your taxes, man? He hadn't paid his taxes in a bunch of years because, in his own words, I got high, I forgot to pay. It was stupid.

Source: CBS

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