1. Solange Knowles is Beyoncé’s daughter, not her sister
A number of wacky Internet blogs claim that Beyoncé was actually born in 1974, not 1981 – and rather than have the “Crazy in Love” singer suffer the shame of an unwed pregnancy, her parents pretended that Solange, who was born in 1986, was actually their child.
2. David Bowie and Mick Jagger had a fling
Bowie’s ex-wife Angela told shock jock Howard Stern and millions of listeners that she’d walked into the couple’s bedroom one morning to find David and Mick sharing a naked nap. The two rock stars have denied her tale – even after Bowie admitted to being bisexual!
3. James Dean’s death car was cursed
When the “Giant” star’s Porsche was delivered, it rolled off a truck and broke the legs of the mechanic set to inspect it. After Dean’s death, a Beverly Hills doctor had the Porsche’s engine put in another car, and was killed in a crash the first time he drove it. Yet another doctor put the transmission into another vehicle, and he, too, was hurt in a crash while driving it.
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4. Richard Gere loves gerbils
A popular rumor was that there were X-rays taken of a furry little gerbil suffocating in Gere’s rectal canal, reportedly for sexual pleasure. Gere didn’t address the chatter and instead waited for it to blow over – but it took about 15 years.
5. Cher had her ribs removed
Cher has admitted to plastic surgery before, but word around Tinseltown is that she also had her two bottom ribs removed to give her a smaller waist. The songstress was so distraught by the gossip, she took the drastic step of hiring a medical doctor to confirm that she has a full set of ribs.
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6. Marilyn Monroe had the dish on the Kennedys
Marilyn had affairs with both Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy and told friends she knew a lot of dangerous secrets about the Kennedys. It was reported that Robert paid her a visit on the night of her death. But most of the evidence gathered in the investigation – including police files and interviews – has been destroyed or lost.
7 Walt Disney is frozen
The legend reportedly had himself frozen so he could be brought back to life at a later time. Even today, the process of freezing, known as cryonic suspension, is controversial and no one has ever been “brought back” using this method.
8 Kurt Cobain was murdered
Some believe Kurt was too high on heroin to pull the trigger of the shotgun that ended his life in April 1994. One theory is that Cobain’s suicide note was actually a letter telling his wife, Courtney Love, that he was leaving her.
9 La Toya Jackson and Michael Jackson are the same person
The siblings were rarely seen in the same room, but later in Michael’s life the two were photographed together, most notably during his sexual molestation trial.
10 Sarah Palin faked a pregnancy
The theory is that Sarah Palin is actually the grandmother of her purported son, Trig. During her campaign it was thought she was covering up the fact that he belonged to her daughter Bristol, 23, charges which Sarah has denied.