Top 15 Celebs Still Loved Despite Checkered Pasts


Everyone makes mistakes, even celebrities. Some celebs have killed people, others have said terrible things or broken the law in one way or another. Here are 15 celebs who you might have forgotten did something regrettable.

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1. Eric Clapton

Clapton’s political views got him in trouble back in 1974 at a concert in Birmingham, England. He was allegedly drunk and made comments to the crowd spewing racial epithets and other hate speech. At the time he was a supporter of Enoch Powell, a British politician involved with the Conservative Party.

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7 Comments

  1. O

    March 12, 2015 at 1:55 am

    Who did the research on the Vince Neil story? Razzle was the drummer, not bass “played” of Hanoi Rocks, not Saigon Kick

  2. John Bryant

    March 12, 2015 at 2:14 am

    The singer that Vince Neil killed was from Hanoi rocks, not Saigon kick.

  3. Tom

    March 12, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    Really? How could anyone care that Winston Churchill used mustard gas on German Nazi’s during WWII?

    Churchill did some really radical and controversial things in his lifetime.. But deciding to fight against Germany (a deadly technologically advanced superior army) while they invaded England, rather than surrender, was his bravest moment in office. The world would be a drastically different place today if “Germania” rose to conquer.

  4. br

    March 13, 2015 at 8:12 pm

    Re Jobs — you’re WAY too nice in even that description. Woz DID THE WORK because Jobs couldn’t figure it out. He then lied to Woz about what he got paid. Jobs was an all-around scumbag in every facet of his life.

  5. br

    March 13, 2015 at 8:39 pm

    And they’ve got the Jimmy Page story very wrong — just go watch any interview with Lori Maddox herself on youtube…

  6. Tina

    March 29, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    Mandela doesn’t belong in this list. Using force against an oppressive government that understands nothing else isn’t what I would consider a horrible thing

  7. Darryl

    May 1, 2015 at 6:30 am

    Another correction for the Vince Neil entry. I remember when that happened , and it was not in Hollywood. It happened on Esplanade in Redondo Beach, a street I’ve driven on countless times myself.

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