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Pop Star Rumors That Are Shockingly 100% True

Updated June 14, 2019 4.4k votes 792 voters 49.8k views13 items

List RulesVote up the true pop star tales that have you spitting glitter in surprise.

When you're a pop star, the rumors circulating about you are ever-present; it is, in a very real way, simply another aspect of the job. But, at the same time, there are also some crazy pop star rumors that are true. These stories illustrate that, while they may be an unusual breed, pop superstars are as prone as anyone else to engaging in petty rivalries, making strange life choices, and harboring painful personal histories. And they may have tried to distance themselves from the gossip, but the truth often has a way of finding its way to the light.

Ever since popular music took root in the 1950s, fans have had a fascination with the voices behind the songs. The gradual evolution of celebrity culture made it easier than ever for pop fans to keep up with their favorite performers. Unfortunately, not all of the supposedly true stories about pop stars were totally true, fueling the tabloid media and creating a constant buzz of speculation and aura of mystery around the icons of pop.

Yet some reports were definitely true. Below, read a sampling of some of these confirmed rumors about pop stars and vote up the ones that are still kind of unbelievable.

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