This last year has surprised us with many scandals that we have found shocking, amusing, funny and fascinating
It is definitely one for the books in terms of the outrageous revelations and news in the world of show business, politics, sports and in the media. There have been relationships that have ended due to illicit affairs, reputations that have been ruined because of bad decisions and all sorts of crazy revelations . Here is a rundown of the most shocking scandals of last year.
The Top 5 Scandals Of 2015
1. Nanny Affairs
Last June, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck shocked the showbiz industry with their separation. The public immediately speculated about the involvement of a third party on the part of Ben Affleck.
All the signs pointed towards the nanny. Ben Affleck and Christine Ouzounia were spotted together during the Super Bowl, and a photo of them spread like wild fire. And just when we thought that celebs hooking up with their nanny had already ended, the incident was then followed last September with the split of Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani.
Their rift was also allegedly caused by their nanny, Mindy Mann. Mann has been lying low in the aftermath of the scandals, but the tabloids and media have taken advantage of their long affair.
2. Jared Fogle Paedophile Scandal
Last April of 2015, Jared Fogle was arrested by the authorities after they raided his house in Indiana. Jared Fogle was an ex-subway spokesperson. It was allegedly uncovered that Jared Fogle was in possession of child pornography.
He pleaded guilty to the charges of possessing and distributing child pornographic materials, and he completely shocked the nation after admitting during the trial that he had travelled along the state line to get involved in commercial sex with minors. The court found him guilty and sentenced him with 15 years imprisonment.
3. Josh Duggar Molestation of Minors
The revelations about Josh Duggar have stunned the lives of his celebrity family, and has lead to the cancellation of their reality show. According to the records, Josh Duggar had a history of molesting 5 minor girls, including his two little sisters.
Furthermore, he also claimed that he had experienced an addiction to pornography, and also cheated on his wife. After the shocking news, Josh Duggar went into rehabilitation for recovery.
4. The Brook Ayers Cancer Allegations
Brook Ayers told the world an amazing story about his cancer treatment in the City of Hope. Unfortunately, none of what he shared was true.
A medical authority from the hospital revealed that they have never conducted treatment for any celebrity named Brook Ayers. The documents that he used to prove he had the treatment were found to be falsified.
5. Famous people Using Ashley Madison’s Website
The world of celebs, politics, and sport was rattled after a hacker released a comprehensive database containing prominent personalities involved in the Ashley Madison website.
The website catered to people who were looking for an extra-marital relationship. Some of the people involved were Josh Duggar, Hunter (son of Joe Biden), Sam Rader, Josh (husband of Kristen Taekmann) and many others.
The scandals of 2015 will only get more colourful during 2016, as more and more celebrities are getting tangled in feuds and dramas, especially in the online world.