Celebrity Scandal Quiz!


By: Narra Jackson

4 Min Quiz

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Do you remember these famous scandals? Test your memory and find out!

Who is famous for their shoplifting scandal?

2001 surveillance cameras caught then 30-year-old Winona Ryder try and slip out of the store with more than $6,000 worth of merchandise. The cherry on top is that painkillers were found in her purse. Yikes, we're glad that since then she's been able to poke fun at herself.


Who is notorious for their dirty voicemails?

Thanks to good old drunk dialing in 2005, Pat O'Brien will always be known as the dirty voicemail leaver. He invited an anonymous crush to join him and "Betsy" for a sex romp. That is the kid-friendly part.


Someone who was caught sending hundreds of text messages to other women?

After being married for three years, Eva Longoria filed for divorce from Tony Parker in 2010. Longoria then revealed that she had found that Parker was sending hundreds of texts to other women and that he had been having an affair with his former teammate's wife, Erin Barry.


Someone who got charged with Indecent Exposure?

In 1991, Paul Reubens (Pee-Wee Herman) was busted for exposing himself in a Florida adult movie theatre. Even though this was widely talked about, and Paul's reputation still stands with this story, legally, it was no biggie. He pleaded no contest and was fined a measly $135.


A President of the US and a sex symbol?

You really don't get much more scandalous than an affair between a married and widely popular President and one of Hollywood's biggest sex symbols. There were reported weekends spent together and many phone calls picked up by the switchboard at the White House between Marilyn Monroe and Robert Kennedy.


An aggressive move towards the then Pope?

In 1992, Sinead O'Connor appeared on SNL and destroyed a picture of Pope John Paul II and effectively destroyed her career as she knew it.


A famous golfer who was involved in a cheating scandal?

The National Enquirer in 2009 was the first to bring Tiger Wood's cheating allegations against him. Although he initially denied the allegations, many women came out, sharing text messages and voicemails, proving that he was in fact engaging in infidelity.


A scandal involving a Pulp Fiction star?

John Travolta had a $2 million lawsuit against him from a masseur in the movie, he was claiming sexual assault and battery. Shortly after the legal battle began the cased was dropped and dismissed.


A scandal involving a former Miss Teen USA?

This love triangle involves Rebecca Gayheart, Eric Dane, and Kari Ann Peniche a former Miss Teen USA star. A video surfaced of all three of them laying naked in bed and discussing porn names. Nothing too graphic was filmed and later the couple went on to have two children.


A sex-tape involving a wrestling star?

A video surfaced of the wrestling star Hulk Hogan and Heather Clem, the estranged wife of his friend Todd Alan Clem. Hogan claimed the sex tape had taken place six years before while he was still married to his first wife, Linda. He also claimed he didn't know anything was being filmed and felt that he had made a bad choice.


A silent movie star?

The rotund silent star Fatty Arbuckle was accused of killing actress Virginia Rappe in September of 1921, during a violent sex attack which allegedly ruptured her bladder. He went through three trials over the death but was not convicted.


A scandal involving an unborn child?

Charlie Chaplin got himself into a load of legal trouble when actress Joan Barry announced that she was carrying Chaplin's child in 1943. Then in 1944, Chaplin was accused of violating the Mann Act which prohibits the transportation of women across state lines for sexual purposes. Chaplin was found not guilty.


A tape involving a Baywatch star?

This scandal comes to you from none other than Pamela Anderson and her husband at the time Tommy Lee. Their honeymoon video caused a stir when it was stolen from their house and then leaked online. They were able to sue for $1.5 million in damages.


A scandal involving a father and daughter?

Mackenzie Phillips, a former One Day at a Time star made some shocking revelations in her 2009 book High on Arrival. In it, she says she had a 10-year relationship with her father (who died in 2001). She claims the relationship only ended once she became pregnant and feared it was his. All we can say is.... Yikes.


Scandal involving on of the biggest musical stars of all time?

In 2005, Michael Jackson was accused of child molestation. He had been hanging out with young boys for years up until that point. The scandal continued to escalate as more and more things came out. He died in 2009 and since then it has surfaced that he possibly paid $35 million to silence 24 boys he abused over the years.


A reality star with a sex tape?

Just months before Kim Kardashians family show Keeping Up With The Kardashians debuted in 2007, a sex tape scandal was released of her and boyfriend at the time Ray J. Kim eventually dropped the lawsuit against Vivid Entertainment which sought to sell the tape for an estimated $5 million. People still speculate that she leaked the tape herself for publicity before the show.


A scandal from an actor in the Lifetime movie Northern Lights?

LeAnn Rimes was involved in a torrid love affair with co-star Eddie Cibrian, both of which were married at the time of the affair. They met while filming the Lifetime movie Northern Lights. Eventually both split with their respective partners and married themselves.


A director who's wife was murdered by the Manson Family?

The famed director and husband of murdered wife Sharon Tate, Roman Polanski was the accused in this scandal. Apparently during a photoshoot for French Vogue, Polanski then 43, gave champagne and a Quaalude to Samantha Geimer who was 13 at the time. He fled for France before final sentencing. In 2009 he was arrested at the request of U.S. authorities while he was in Switzerland. Geimer no longer wants to press charges.


A scandal involving a famed Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss?

Charlie Sheen was notorious for hiring hookers from madam Heidi Fleiss, so after she was busted for running a prostitution ring in the early 1990's, Sheen had to testify. He claims to have spent over 50,000 on Fleiss' prostitutes in a two-year span.


A Late Show host?

Only six months after marrying longtime girlfriend Regina Lasso, David Letterman was embroiled in a huge sex scandal. He admitted on air, "I have had sex with women who work for me on this show" and he faced an extortion bid over the liaisons. He recently admitted to Oprah Winfrey that he is still dealing with the fallout from this.


An actor on Parks and Recreation?

Rob Lowe's career was damaged in 1989 after a tape leaked of him having sex with two girls, one of which was only 16 at the time. The Parks and Recreation star still insists that he did not know she was underage at the time. Rob has bounced back for making fun of himself a lot about the scandal.


A scandal with a very famous director?

Woody Allen began a very illicit affair with Soon-Yi Previn, the adopted daughter of his girlfriend Mia Farrow, in 1992. Farrow found out about the affair after finding raunchy photos Allen had taken of Soon-Yi. He defended himself by saying, "the heart wants what the heart wants."


Someone from a very popular teen fantasy series?

Two years ago, Kristen Stewart made headlines for cheating on her boyfriend and Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson with her married Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders. Stewart publicly apologized for the scandal, and her and Pattinson resumed their relationship. They have since split.


A power couple?

Brad Pitt was still married to Jennifer Aniston when sparks flew between him and Angelina Jolie. Jen ended up filing for divorce from Brad in 2005. Angelina confirmed what everyone had suspected, when she said in a 2008 interview, that she was looking forward to her kids being able to see Mr. & Mrs. Smith so that they could see the movie where their parents fell in love.


An actress and her then husband, a motorcycle customizer?

Five years after Sandra Bullock's marriage to Jesse James, several women claimed to have had affairs with him during their marriage. James confessed and issued a public apology to Bullock asking her to forgive him. In 2010, the actress filed for divorce.


A notoriously British American Actor?

Hugh Grant was arrested near Sunset Boulevard in LA on lewd conduct in a public place with a Hollywood prostitute Divine Brown. The actor, who was in a relationship with actress Liz Hurley at the time, pleaded no contest and paid a fine. Right after the arrest Grant went on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and publicly apologize for his behavior. The move saved his career.


A scandal in the 1950's?

While comforting Liz Taylor over the death of her husband Mike Todd, Eddie Fisher, who was married at the time, fell for Taylor himself. He divorced Debbie Reynolds and married Taylor in 1959. The joke was on him however, as Taylor divorced him for her co-star Richard Burton, whom she married in 1964.


A scandal involving an Australian born actor?

In 1942, two underaged girls accused Errol Flynn of statutory rape. Although the trial would have wrecked his career, Flynn was found not guilty when the jury didn't believe the girls' testimony. After this scandal Flynn's movie popularity skyrocketed, and now you hear the popular phrase in reference to him, "in like Flynn."


A scandal involving a babysitter?

In 2005, Jude Law admitted that he had cheated on his fiancee, Sienna Miller, with his children's nanny. Jude Law gave a public apology expressing sorrow for hurting Sienna. Law and Miller split, but she got her own bad press when she was photographed kissing Brothers and Sisters star Balthazar Getty, a married man with four children.


A Californian?

Arnold Schwarzenegger's reputation was tarnished after new broke that he not only cheated on his wife with their housekeeper, but that he had also secretly fathered a son with the woman. In 2011, he admitted it was the stupidest thing he had ever done. It ended his 25-year marriage to the Kennedy family daughter and TV newswoman.


A scandal that very well may be a myth?

In 1967, police officers raided Keith Richards' estate. Mick Jagger was charged with possession of LSD, but the highlight comes before that. Cops claim they interrupted Jagger eating a Mars Bar that was wedged in his girlfriend's holy hole before hauling him away for possession.


A scandal involving a public restroom?

In 1998, an undercover cop witnessed George Michael committing a "lewd act"in the restroom of a Beverly Hills park. The legal results were minor, but it did lead to the star's arrest and new open stance on his sexuality.


Someone bailing on a major TV show?

in 2003, Dave Chappelle scored a huge show on Comedy Central with Chappelle's Show. In just two seasons TV execs forked over $55 million to try and snag the star for two more seasons. In May 2005, Chappelle ran out during the production of season three, hopped on a plane to Africa, and ended the show for good.


A full blown freak out?

Amanda Bynes covered all of the meltdown checkpoints. She got arrested for a DUI, wore insane clothing and wigs, went on long Twitter rants, and engaged in just general erratic behavior. She was clearly using drugs to cope with something. She has settled down considerably since her many incidents in 2012 and 2013.


A scandal involving a gun?

In December of 1999, P. Diddy was with his entourage at Club New York in Manhattan when gunfire broke out. Diddy was arrested after his driver turned him in, accusing his boss of attempting to bribe hum into taking the weapon used in the shooting. The seven-week trial in 2001 took over headlines across the country.


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