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Old Celebrity Scandals The Media Would Freak Over Today

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Vote up the biggest celebrity scandals that would be all over social media if they happened now.

Classic Hollywood had its share of celebrity gossip, but aside from being less ubiquitous, the media was also more forgiving - especially in an age before Reddit, Twitter, YouTube, and endless parades of celebrity internet memes.

Sticky questions about "ethics" still occasionally plague contemporary conversations about famous celebrity scandals, but with up-to-the-minute Instagram and Twitter feeds detailing every move a famous person makes, it's hard to believe how much public figures were once able to get away with.

Below are just a few of the most shocking, and sometimes bizarre, celebrity scandals that would have headlined the internet and 24-hour media cycles, if such things had been around when they happened.