Scandals That Shocked Hollywood

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16. Photos of nude celebrities leaked to public
> Those involved: Various actors
> Date: 2014

Private photos, many containing nudity, of various celebrities — including Jennifer Lawrence, Hayden Panettiere, and Kirsten Dunst — were leaked to the public online in 2014. Multiple hackers would plead guilty to crimes connected to the obtaining and release of the photos in the following years.

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17. Charlie Sheen cavorting with porn stars
> Those involved: Charlie Sheen
> Date: 2015

After being dismissed from the hit sitcom “Two and a Half Men,” actor Charlie Sheen made headlines with his hard partying and relationships with adult film stars. In 2015, Sheen — who has bragged that he’s slept with more than 5,000 women — revealed that he had contracted HIV.

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18. Harvey Weinstein casting couch
> Those involved: Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, various actresses
> Date: 30 years ending in 2017

Producer Harvey Weinstein was accused by 87 women of rape, sexual abuse, and gender-based discrimination over 30 years. Weinstein was forced to step down from his production company, The Weinstein Company, has largely disappeared from the public view, and is facing numerous legal battles.

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19. #MeToo movement shocks Hollywood
> Those involved: Various actors
> Date: 2017

Revelations about sexual predator Harvey Weinstein led to the #MeToo movement — an anti-harassment campaign about men in the industry and elsewhere that prey on women. The movement led to accusations of misconduct by many men and to the disruption and termination of many careers, among them Kevin Spacey, Gérard Depardieu, and Les Moonves.

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20. Bill Cosby sex crimes
> Those involved: Bill Cosby, various women
> Date: 1965-2018

Once-beloved entertainer Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in a Pennsylvania state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. More than 50 women accused Cosby of sexual misconduct.

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