We're about to drop a bombshell on you: Famous people lie. It's shocking, we know. What with all their upstanding behavior, goodwill toward those of lesser means, and never-ending tendency to show us their genitals, we understand that this might be a tough pill to swallow. But it happens. And here you'll see some pretty serious stuff that most people seem to have forgotten about.

We're talking about things like ...

Eddie Redmayne had to audition for Elizabeth I. He claimed he knew how to ride a horse. He didn't, so first time he tried, he nearly fell off and died
Source: Vanity Fair

Actor Brian Dennehy said he'd been a Marine. For years, he bragged of his Vietnam service. He was actually stationed in Japan ... in the Marines' athl
Source: CBS

Rick Ross raps about non-stop hustling. He even took his name from a drug kingpin. He was actually a prison guard before rapping. After the story brok
Source: MTV

Jim Morrison said his parents were dead. They were alive- he just didn't like them much. Morrison's father did eventually try to mend the rift, reachi
Source: Reuters

In 2014, Haruko Obokata wrote an amazing paper. Stem cells could be made quickly and cheaply. A few months later, after 100 attempts in seven labs wor
Source: Nature

Manti Te'o said his girlfriend died of cancer. The story pushed him to a a Heisman Trophy. Girlfriend Kekua wasn't real. Te'o claims he only learned h
Source: Vanity Fair

Mila Kunis auditioned for That '70s Show. She said she'd be 18 on her birthday. That was technically true, but not on her next birthday. Or the one af
Source: Us Weekly

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