For what you are about to read, one theme runs through them all: each scandal happened at the height or prime of their careers, during moments that the world least expected them to occur.
It is what makes them more popular.
Already, it seems many scandals that have rocked the careers of major celebrities have had to do with sex or sexually-related cases but there is pretty much a number too that have been more dastardly and bloody.
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We bring you a shortlist of some of the most famous among the famous list of celebrities whose careers took great nosedives after they were hit hard by scandals.