Celebrity sex scandals and celebrity sex tapes have caught plenty of stars – wrecking the careers of some, while helping to turn others into even bigger names! Some of the most shocking secrets have helped to launch a new movement of brave actresses out to bust Hollywood creeps. Others have seen big names desperate to cover up secrets before making headlines in a big showbiz divorce. Check out the men and women who’ve had to survive their shocking secrets being exposed…
MORGAN FREEMAN seemed set to live out his final years as one of Hollywood’s most beloved stars. Instead, the Oscar-winning actor found himself accused of being a dirty old man with a long history of sexually harassing showbiz staffers. The disturbing allegations came just as the star was denying any knowledge of his adoptive granddaughter’s own murder — after insiders told The National ENQUIRER that the two had ended up in a bizarre love affair!
THE ‘GOLDEN GIRLS’ CAST really had been around the block, and had a lot more to hide than just some vicious showbiz feuds! The cast members’ wild sex secrets include Betty White’s shocking early years, and the bizzare roles that Rue McClanahan took while starting in showbiz. Bea Arthur also had some medical secrets hidden away from her time in the Marines!
MEL B became a worldwide star with the Spice Girls, and then found new fame judging “America’s Got Talent” — but then she had to face a judge over her sex life! Her brutal divorce from Stephen Belafonte exposed the kinky couple’s bedroom secrets. The ENQUIRER already had the scoop on Mel’s passion for threesomes with other ladies, but the court battle had other women coming forward to confirm Mel’s spicy secrets!
PRINCE HARRY was still able to land Meghan Markle despite some shocking sex scandals — although that really just made him part of a Royal Family tradition. Meghan came with her own scandals, of course, but the former “Suits” star still had to ignore Las Vegas dominatrix Carrie Reichert’s own claims of kinky nights with her prince!
BOB BARKER had spent decades as the beloved host of “The Price is Right” before the widowed game-show host became caught up in his own sex scandal. He was 70 years old when former “Price is Right” model Dian Parkinson took him to court in 1994 over shocking claims that Bob had forced her into a sexual relationship. Dian later dropped the suit, but more lawsuits followed — and insiders have since told The ENQUIRER that Bob now fears that the #MeToo Movement battling Hollywood creeps will affect his own tarnished legacy!
SAVANNAH GUTHRIE took over “Today” after co-host Matt Lauer was fired in disgrace after a series of shocking sexual-harassment allegations. The ENQUIRER, however, had already revealed that Savannah had her own sex scandal that nearly ended her career. Her reputation then took a major hit after married British TV producer Mark Orchard dumped his wife to marry the rising star. Instead, Savannah kicked the BBC newsman to the curb and ran off with a powerful Washington insider.
MARILYN MONROE didn’t just die as a screen legend — her mysterious death also left her tangled in the sex scandals of John F. Kennedy! But that wasn’t the only sex scandal that’s kept people talking long after her tragic end. On audio tapes made for her psychiatrist Dr. Ralph Greenson, Marilyn confessed to bedding Barbara Stanwyck, Judy Garland, and Elizabeth Taylor. She couldn’t get Betty Grable into bed, though!
JOAN CRAWFORD was also one of Marilyn’s lesbian loves — but that’s just one of the wild sex secrets that she couldn’t take to the grave! Despite the best efforts of Hollywood moguls, word still leaked that one of Tinseltown’s biggest stars had made at least one porn film before becoming a major star. Joan didn’t just feud with Bette Davis, either. She also made an enemy after bedding bisexual star Spencer Tracy, but had better luck telling Rock Hudson to “pretend I’m Clark Gable.”
FRED SAVAGE seemed a very unlikely figure to get caught in a sexual harassment scandal — but The ENQUIRER had the scoop when the young “Wonder Years” star was accused of going after female staffers of the hit ABC series. Fred’s since thrived in Hollywood as both a director and grown actor. He still found himself caught up in the #MeToo movement when he was accused of more bad behavior on the set of “The Grinder.” Then his former TV mom Alley Mills came forward to say that Fred’s sex scandals got “The Wonder Years” canceled!
CHUCK BERRY was a rock ‘n roll pioneer — and also one of the first stars to get caught up in a leaked sex tape scandal. The legend behind “Maybelline” got lucky, though. Most news outlets couldn’t find a way to safely report on the bizarre videos that allegedly featured the music legend. Berry beat jail time, though, despite several women coming forward after a former cook in a restaurant he owned filed a lawsuit claiming he’d secretly taped her changing in the lavatory.
BILL O’REILLY & ROGER AILES worked together to turn FOX News into a cable empire — but the on-air personality and the network boss would both end up humiliated over claims of sexual harassment. O’Reilly was finally fired from FOX after a series of lawsuits over his bad workplace behavior. Ailes died shortly after leaving the network in disgrace over more scandals — including claims he’d turned employees into sex slaves!
KEVIN SPACEY showed how quickly a sex scandal can kill a career — since he had just won rave reviews for hosting the Tonys when grown “Star Trek” actor Anthony Rapp accused him of trying to molest him as a child! That would soon lead to more troubling claims about Spacey’s behavior on both film sets and during theatrical productions. Within weeks, he was fired from his hit show “House of Cards.”
BILLY GRAHAM was beloved as “America’s preacher,” but even the longtime evangelist couldn’t dodge sex scandals at the end of his long life. Tragically, the man who’d met with every U.S. President since Harry Truman spent his final years witnessing the trashing of his evangelical empire — after his favorite grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, was forced to resign as the pastor of a Florida megachurch after sordid charges of cheating. But in addition to admitting his own philandering, Tullian blasted his wife for also having an affair!
STEPHEN HAWKING proved that even celebrity scientists could get caught up in sex scandals — and he didn’t let being confined to a wheelchair get in his way! The author of “A Brief History of Time” died in 2018 at the age of 76, decades after being given two years to live after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. He abruptly divorced his wife in 1995 amid rumors she’d had an affair with a choirmaster. That same year, however, Hawking married his longtime nurse Elaine Mason — as she left her engineer husband, who had invented the scientist’s voice machine! Insiders also told RADAR Online in 2012 that Hawking — then teaching at Cambridge University — was a regular at the California sex club Freedom Acres, where “naked women [would] grind on him!”