The rise of digital technology over the past decade, including mobile camera and video capabilities, has not only made web content more readily available to users, it's given users more control of that content—often through sites like YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Flickr. For some celebrities, this technological change has led to negative publicity. In some cases, scandalous photos or videos of stars have been leaked online or to the press. The very worst of those cases have left indelible marks on pop culture, leading to sex-scandal investigations, sales of sex tapes and major resignations, among other results. Explore Biography.com's group of celebrities caught naked, including Prince Harry, Kate Middleton, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Zac Efron and Paris Hilton, among several others.
Out of self-imposed public exile, Kanye West has announced he will be releasing a book on philosophy, ‘Break the Simulation,’ as well as a short seven-song surprise album on June 1, with a second album following on June 8 in collaboration with Kid Cudi.
Christina Aguilera graces the new cover of ‘Paper’ magazine with "minimal makeup.” The singer credits her transformation from "assless chaps" to "old Hollywood-inspired retro glam" to being a performer by nature and progress in diversity in Hollywood, telling haters where to shove it.
Miley Cyrus is facing a $300 million copyright infringement over her 2013 hit ‘We Can’t Stop.’ Jamaican singer and songwriter Michael May alleges the lyrics “We run things / Things don’t run we” and that significant vocal melody, rhythm, cadence and inflection were taken from his 1988 song.
Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are both slated to star in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ about two neighbors of Sharon Tate in the 1960s. The actress, married to Roman Polanski, was famously murdered in her home by Charles Manson.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have officially welcomed their third child, a 7 lbs., 6 oz. girl, via a surrogate on January 15. The reality star and entrepreneur has openly documented her struggles to have a baby on 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians.'
Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre told CNN the only way to make the game safer is to not play. Medical pros have questioned serious brain injuries sustained by players. Meanwhile, Favre is being sued for $16 million over his failed social media startup, Sqor.
Justin Timberlake has said he’s resolved things with Janet Jackson after revealing her breast at the Super Bowl Halftime show in 2004. The incident sparked public outrage with the hashtag #JusticeForJanet and seemingly sending her career into a tailspin.