Public meltdowns, bitter divorce battles, drug scandals, arrests, and murder. Sometimes, celebrity scandals are more exciting than the films and television shows that famous people star in. You may be aware of the 2015 scandals that seized the media's attention years ago, but in a pre-Instagram and pre-Twitter era, the celebrities were equally debauched and scandalous.
So let's rank celeb scandals by year. Because if a mini series hasn't been made about it, you might not be aware of some of salacious goings-on or the years that stars had crazy meltdowns. Starting with 1990, peruse each years' outrageous behaviors to see which film actors were caught with hookers and which popular icons were caught with drugs. Vote up the years that have the most memorable scandals that had you following the news with eyes wide open.
- Woody Allen marries his step daughter, Soon-Yi Previn
- Eddie Murphy's history with transsexual/transgender prostitutes revealed after he is pulled over with Atisone Seuli in his car
- Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson's sex tape is released by IEG Entertianment
- Princess Diana dies in car crash in Paris
- Notorious B.I.G. shot in drive-by shooting
- TLC's Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes sets fire to her boyfriend's house
- Kurt Cobain commits suicide
- Jury sworn in on the O.J. Simpson murder trial
- Tonya Harding plotted to injure Olympic figure skating rival Nancy Kerrigan who was then clubbed by Harding's ex-husband
- Britney Spears shaves her head and attacks a paparazzo's car with an umbrella
- Anna Nicole Smith found dead in hotel room
- Kim Kardashian and Ray J's sex tape released
- Paris Hilton goes to prison for speeding and driving with a suspended license