20 Cameos And Appearances That Make Us Go 'Yikes' Today

Some of these haven't aged well. Others shouldn't have existed in the first place.
20 Cameos And Appearances That Make Us Go 'Yikes' Today

Cameos are fun little treats for us here at Cracked, yet we gotta say it: our guilty pleasures are cameos that have aged badly. Seriously, there is nothing quite like a cameo that presents itself as awesome and fun, but actually comes off as eerie. And something similar can also happen with guest appearances: Sometimes they go down in history as creepy or cringe-worthy just because of the later history of the guest star. Indeed, like Robert Blake playing a scary “Mystery Man” in David Lynch’s Lost Highway a few years before he was accused of murdering his wife, real life can retroactively make art truly unnerving. In this Pictofact, then, we take a brief look at 20 cases of cameos and appearances that now make us go yikes—but hey, be also on the lookout for the cases in which the cameo has come after that which makes it yikes-y.

Lance Armstrong in 'Dodgeball'

Cringey Cameos Dodgeball Lance Armstrong Armstrong drops by to give Vince Vaughn some encouraging words about not quitting, so as to not regret it forever. Не didn't hook Vaughn up with his dope dealers, though. That was kinda rude, Lance. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

Harvey Weinstein in 'My Scene Goes Hollywood: The Movie'

Cringey Cameos My Scene Goes Hollywood: The Movie Harvey Weinstein Seeing Weinstein act all cool and aloof while teenage girls swoon over him is the very definition of creepy. In fact, we could call it The Very Definition of Creepy: The Movie, which would make for a less clunky title. CRACKED.COM

Source: Clip on YouTube

Lori Loughlin in 'Seinfeld'

Cringey Cameos Seinfeld Lori Loughlin The actress appeared in Seinfeld back in 1997, but by now she has become the poster child for privilege, entitlement, and corruption thanks to her better-known sitcom The 2019 College Admissions Bribery Scandal.  CRACKED.COM

Source: WikiSein

Jay Johnston in 'Better Call Saul'

Cringey Cameos Better Call Saul Jay Johnston Johnston's cameo in a 2020 episode happened less than a year before he was photographed right in the 2021 Capitol attack. Call us old-fashioned, but we don't find anti-democratic mobs very funny. CRACKED.COM

Source: Wikipedia

Rudy Giuliani in 'The Masked Singer'

Cringey Cameos The Masked Singer Rudy Giuliani The Fox News and Borat 2 star was the masked singer in, uhm, The Masked Singer, which made comedian and actually talented performer Ken Jeong leave the stage after going, I'm done. We feel you, Ken. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

Bristol Palin in 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'

Cringey Cameos The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Bristol Palin Former Teen Mom mom and daughter of walking self-parody Sarah Palin appeared in the ABC show back in 2010, and her wooden acting was a low even for a show made up of wooden acting. CRACKED.COM

Source: Clip on YouTube

Kevin Spacey in 'The Man Who Drew God'

Cringey Cameos The Man Who Drew God Kevin Spacey This is actually a coming appearance that travels back in time and makes us go yikes right now. Spacey will appear as a police detective investigating (get this) a man wrongly accused of molesting a child. Classy. CRACKED.COM

Source: Wikipedia


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