Top 10 Celebrities Whose Controversies Are Often Ignored

  • Опубликовано: 18 окт 2016
  • Top 10 Celebrities Whose Controversies Are Often Ignored
    Hollywood scandals sometimes cause our favorite celebrities to fall from grace, which means there are some celebrities whose controversies we ignore. Whether it’s a physical abuse allegation - as in the case of Chris Brown, a murder charge - as in the case of Phil Spector, or a sexual abuse charge - as in the case of Bill Cosby, these are now artists whose work we separate from their personal lives. WatchMojo looks at ten celebrities whose personal lives we have to ignore to enjoy their work.
    If there was anybody you thought should be on the list but wasn’t be sure to check out Top 10 Celebrity Falls from Grace:видео.html and Another Top 10 Celebrity Falls from Grace:видео.html.
    00:46 #10: Woody Allen
    02:00 #9: Michael Jackson
    03:07 #8: Joan Crawford
    04:27 #7: R. Kelly
    05:41 #6: Richard Wagner
    06:32 #5: Sean Penn
    07:47 #4: Chris Brown
    09:00 #3, #2 & #1???
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  • Random Fan?
    Random Fan? 4 дня назад

    you forgot bono

  • Rosalina G
    Rosalina G 12 дней назад

    Michael did that shit, guilty as fuck.

  • Valincia Pruitt
    Valincia Pruitt 16 дней назад

    I thought Crawford's daughter said she lied. Maybe she shouldn't be on this list.

    SISTER TODD 26 дней назад

    Michaels were I guess “forgotten” because of his amazing music
    He’s fine tho

  • Ariel Fruge
    Ariel Fruge Месяц назад


  • Ariel Fruge
    Ariel Fruge Месяц назад


  • Shannon Ortner
    Shannon Ortner Месяц назад +2

    Michael Jackson is 100% innocent

  • JP Mackey
    JP Mackey Месяц назад

    9. It’s so sad that MJ’s later years was marked with controversy.
    8. Wow. Many people don’t know about Joan Crawford.
    7. I can NEVER listen to R. Kelly’s inspirational music (including “I Believe I Can Fly”) the same way again.
    6. Or Wagner’s.
    4. I think Chris Brown has been able to rise from his past, just not to the heights of the late 2000s.
    3. Unfortunately, what happened with Phil Spector was a long time coming...with his instability and love of guns.
    2. Now that Bill Cosby’s convicted, he definitely WON’T be famous as America’s Dad.
    1. Roman Polanski is #1?! Is he on the FBI’s Most Wanted List?

  • Bob Rolander
    Bob Rolander Месяц назад

    Woody Allen is objectively boring and not funny ever.

  • gemvega 22
    gemvega 22 Месяц назад

    i would make a second list with snoop dogg, robert downey jr, drake, john lennon, matthew broderick and mike tyson

  • kryceksangel
    kryceksangel Месяц назад

    Clinton and his affairs. You'll never say it because you love Democrats

  • Toby Ham
    Toby Ham 2 месяца назад

    Didn't Jerry Lee Lewis marry his 13 year old cousin?

  • Tim Barnes
    Tim Barnes 2 месяца назад

    Is that Proof in the Aaliyah vid?!

  • D.Anthony Franco Jr.
    D.Anthony Franco Jr. 2 месяца назад

    I blame Michael Jacksons dad Joe for most of his issues but not all of them! His dad never let Mike grow up normal! If raised right he might have just have been a straight up gay man as an adult! But his dad kept him young at heart by beating his ass and scaring the shit out of him! P.S He might have had a rough childhood because of his dad beating & scaring him but that is NO excuse for doing what he did!!
    F U C K T H A T ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

  • The MEGA Couple Black Star & Silver Moon
    The MEGA Couple Black Star & Silver Moon 3 месяца назад

    Kanye West

  • tobyyawn24
    tobyyawn24 3 месяца назад

    Roman Polanski is a monster who escape justice. Hollywood still stands up and defends him. Sick Polanski belongs in prison.

  • mrnocal
    mrnocal 3 месяца назад

    How are these often "ignored" exactly?

  • Patricia Blue
    Patricia Blue 3 месяца назад


  • Ellie Miller
    Ellie Miller 3 месяца назад

    John. Lennon.

  • J. T.
    J. T. 3 месяца назад

    R. Kelly wrote the song “Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number” soooo...

  • I Am Too Lazy To Come Up With A Name
    I Am Too Lazy To Come Up With A Name 3 месяца назад


  • Megan Westrick
    Megan Westrick 3 месяца назад

    Joan Crawford only had 4 children

  • Jamal Vargas
    Jamal Vargas 3 месяца назад +1

    I always hated bill Cosby now he's incarcerated for his crimes

  • Jothulhu Drell
    Jothulhu Drell 3 месяца назад

    No Chris Benoit?

  • myjka82
    myjka82 4 месяца назад

    Ignored??? Are you f.king high WM? What a bag of shit this list is.

  • green random girl
    green random girl 4 месяца назад

    The guy who plays Hyde in the that 70 show
    Update Danny Masterson

  • Miss Cellaneous
    Miss Cellaneous 4 месяца назад

    Watchmojo wtfffffffff Cosby’s controversy was not ignored??????

  • alsunpilsut
    alsunpilsut 4 месяца назад

    Roman Polanski has made some of the best films I've ever seen. It tears me apart to know he's an utter dickhead...

  • AS AAD
    AS AAD 4 месяца назад

    I never ignored the controversies... I liked those better than the other shit they were famous for

  • Shardinian
    Shardinian 4 месяца назад

    This comment thread is so full of trolls it reads like a Tolkien novel.

  • Andrew Rodenbucher
    Andrew Rodenbucher 4 месяца назад

    Trump should be #1 even though I don’t consider him as a celebrity

  • Hollylivengood
    Hollylivengood 4 месяца назад

    No Jerry Lee Lewis? I mean 12, right? His wife was 12? Not counting his affaires.

  • amy clarke
    amy clarke 4 месяца назад

    10 bill cosby i dont ignore at all he was inappropriate his show too wasnt my thing too 9 woody allen great films but what he did does mar 4 me who he is 8 michael Jackson sad as he is a great singer and dancer 7 joan crawford i dont know too much about this her acting was ok love Mildred pierce 6 rkelly i like his songs but he is weird 😣5 jimmy saville liked him once but after all the abuse he did no i dont 4 wagner nooo racists arent my thing 3 sean penn heard things about him but he can act 2 chris Brown i dont like i didnt like his stuff either 1 phill Spector weird control freak good music mind 😣

  • digapygmy70
    digapygmy70 4 месяца назад

    So Sean Penn is on the list but no mention of him "allegedly" tying then-girlfriend Madonna to a chair for two days and beating the shit out of her?

  • Stephanie Richardson
    Stephanie Richardson 4 месяца назад

    Sean Penn KIDNAPPED Madonna in her own apartment but that wasn't worth a mention? Just his political activism? Ok......

  • MVS_Maïa
    MVS_Maïa 4 месяца назад

    Most of theses celebs wish their controversies were ignored. Bill Cosby really? Come on, no one is leaving him off the hook!

  • costamesaresident
    costamesaresident 4 месяца назад

    You left out Matthew Broderick. He killed a female motorist in an accident in Ireland in 1987 when he was still dating that then-big-nosed actress Jennifer Grey.

  • cristina
    cristina 5 месяцев назад

    Michael ??? Really Mojo ???

  • mattblast44
    mattblast44 5 месяцев назад

    No Kobe?

  • benikage666
    benikage666 5 месяцев назад

    Jane Fonda deserves the #1 spot. James Brown gets a dishonorable mention. Also the Cosby was found guilty, so nobody can ignore that.

  • C Conroy
    C Conroy 5 месяцев назад

    How are these people ranked? Surely Phil Spector, who actually murdered someone, should be No. 1

  • ebonix33
    ebonix33 5 месяцев назад


  • MsJinkerson
    MsJinkerson 5 месяцев назад

    wacko Jacko

  • James Stewart
    James Stewart 5 месяцев назад

    I wanna say Kevin Spacey, but I couldn't give two fucks. Great actor.

  • Chambo MUSIC
    Chambo MUSIC 5 месяцев назад

    Baby dangling 🤣🤣🤣I don't know how I can defend Micheal........ The shit was cought on vedio, #TheBaby

  • Lamar Ammy
    Lamar Ammy 6 месяцев назад

    Michael Jackson? Hell no, all anyone ever wants to remember him as is the child molester. Sad. Michael Jackson is innocent.

  • Thisgirl whodis
    Thisgirl whodis 6 месяцев назад +4

    The media constantly perceived Michael Jackson in a very negative light. His controversies were never overlooked. If anything he was repeatedly bashed by the media and treated unfairly.

  • Ivory Holliday
    Ivory Holliday 6 месяцев назад

    First of all, your title is misleading. The way you talk means these are definitely NOT ignored. Also, Michael Jackson was weird, not a rapist. Plus, I can show you MANY MANY VIDEOS of people saying “pee on you like R. Kelly”

  • Tip Aly
    Tip Aly 6 месяцев назад

    You mean......stars whose controversies have scarred or stained their reputations......?

  • adrian velante
    adrian velante 6 месяцев назад

    Where's Varg Vikernes???

  • Sharptooth Trex
    Sharptooth Trex 6 месяцев назад

    I think Christina Crawford needs to explain how Joan Crawford is the most notorious silver screen legend to her schools at both Chadwick School and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy explaining this abusive matter. I think Chadwick School and Flintage Sacred Heart Academy are the most notorious schools I ever heard since Christina Crawford explain them in her Mommie Dearest book. I think Chadwick and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy look more like madhouses, mental institutions and insane asylums to me all the time. Anyone else agrees with this? As my final I never tolerate Chadwick and Flintridge Sacred Heart because I find them as notorious all the time.

  • K S
    K S 7 месяцев назад

    I’m not a Chris Brown fan, but you guys flat out didn’t do your research. The woman who accused him of pulling a gun on her was exposed as being a liar. SHE refused to leave his home (she hadn’t been invited there in the first place) after she stole from him. She was 100% wrong. He does enough stuff for you to choose from, there’s no need to highlight an incident where he wasn’t at fault to inflate your point. But I get it, facts don’t matter in 2018.

  • Mellissa Cross
    Mellissa Cross 7 месяцев назад

    I suggest that everyone read the extensive court records on the Roman Polanski case. The deposition on the 13 year old girl are very telling, which is why he pled guilty to STATUTORY rape. She was a 5 foot 10 model who was looking to get into acting. She went to his house with qualudes that SHE brought, on her mother's suggestion. They proceeded to have consensual sex after she lied and said she was 18. This is all in her deposition. This is why he believed his sentence would go accordingly. It was only after that he heard that they were going to truly throw the book at him and blackball him in Hollywood. How can a person tell a woman's age if she appears to be so much older and encourages the sex by bringing drugs along to make it go more smoothly?

  • Femi M.
    Femi M. 7 месяцев назад

    WatchMojo is fast running out of appropriate titles.

  • Heidilynn Buterbaugh
    Heidilynn Buterbaugh 7 месяцев назад

    maybe you need a dictionary?

  • Jordan Terry
    Jordan Terry 7 месяцев назад

    Definitely agree with number one which I think is absolutely despicable however I think Michael Jackson and Bill Cosby’s controversies are front and center in many people’s minds.

  • Nancy Sorto
    Nancy Sorto 7 месяцев назад

    Michael Jackson should NOT be on this list! Anyone of us could've ended up being labeled as weird, strange and/or a freak if we grew up the way he did. Imagine being famous since you were 8, no real childhood and learning about sex by watching your older brothers have sex with their fans pretty much right in front of you. Also, keep in mind that those claims about him didn't ever come with actual proof, just hearsay. One more thing, I'm not ever going to stop watching the Cosby Show either; I love that show and the message it sends out too much to give it up, sorry. Those females waited WAY too long to speak up if you ask me; I know for a fact what keeping silent does.

  • Aemilia Coffin PhoneTube
    Aemilia Coffin PhoneTube 7 месяцев назад

    I agree with your list

  • New Paradigm Beings
    New Paradigm Beings 7 месяцев назад

    Haven't watched yet. Is OJ on here?

  • urskinagainstmyskin :]
    urskinagainstmyskin :] 7 месяцев назад +1

    yeah of course put michael as the thumbnail.
    h e s f u c k I n g I n n o c e n t

  • Kevin Dad
    Kevin Dad 7 месяцев назад

    My cousin is one of the heads for Chris Browns fan clubs, she has met the dude so many times has hundreds of photos of him hell at one point had his personal phone number and according to her (idk if this was ever in the news cos yall might know it by now) rihanna gave chris an STD and he flipped out and hit her. If a bitch gave me an STD cos she was cheating I might end up hitting her myself. if anyone did i'd beat they ass.

  • Sonny Bravo
    Sonny Bravo 7 месяцев назад

    Watchmojo are the only ones who pronounce Rhianna's name right. I wish others would take note. Just THAT right there is enough to show me that Watchmojo is on top of their shit as far as the facts and details. I like that . It helps me know that what I'm watching is accurate.

  • Sonny Bravo
    Sonny Bravo 7 месяцев назад

    Thank u for not throwing dirt n Michael's name. Even as a huge fan, i knew he had to be on this list. I'm just glad y'all stuck to the facts. I appreciate that. Enough people have shit on Mike's name. I think R Kelly should've been number 1 simply because of how long his issues have been swept under the rug and ignored. R Kelly BEEN had issues his whole life. He married Aaliyah when she was 15 and he was like 27. He BEEN sick.

  • Adrian Solum
    Adrian Solum 7 месяцев назад

    I often ignore Michael's and Chris Brown's controversy

  • Anna Reeder
    Anna Reeder 8 месяцев назад

    I am a moonwalker, and this video makes me very upset and mad. Michael Jackson's case was not under the radar or ignored, people over exaggerate it and blow it up bigger than it is, and that is so rude that they always have to do that with Michael, that they can't just think about how unbelievably talented and how utterly exceptional he was with his career and ability and respect that. Michael Jackson was an innocent angel anyway. This man gave everything he could, his time, his talent, his effort, his love, his care, and through his joys and sorrows he still gave and gave no matter what he was going through, he always put others before himself, and he cared about every person on earth and he cared about or planet and the people starving and people being tortured and racism and all problems on earth and he really felt their pain and always went out of his way to stop their pain. No matter what people think, Michael loved children so deeply and dearly, he wasn't a predator trying to take advantage of them, he really wanted to help them and make sure they weren't treated as badly as him. Now, if all of you still need evidence, I've got it. First of all, the parents of the accusers were both found to be lying for money and they were not credible. Being as Jordan Chandler's father (Jordan is the 1993 accuser) had a tape recorded that had him on it saying how he would purposefully go with his son and accuse Michael with no motive and when his son still kept denying that anything happened and he also said how he would fabricate the story to take Michael down when they still had no proof. Also Jordan's father (Evan Chandler) had an anesthesiologist illegally give his son a narcotic when he didn't need it just to make his son loopy so he could tell his son what to say against Michael that wasn't the truth, but since Jordan kept persisting that nothing happened his father had to figure something out, so he fed Jordan the lies and made sure he would tell the lies, so none of their accusations were really true. Secondly, Jordan (still the 1993 accuser) provided the authorities a picture that he drew for them of Michael Jackson's genitalia to prove he had seen it, after of course Jordan lied to the police because of Evan chandler. But when the authorities had to compare the picture of the genitalia to the real thing (Michael's awful and dehumanizing body investigation) the picture and the real thing weren't even remotely similar and Jordan did *not* know what Michael's parts and area looked like. Thirdly, Gavin Arviso's mother (Gavin is the 2003-2005 accuser) was held accountable before for telling lies to the police for money, once when she got caught shoplifting and to get out of it she claimed the security guards abused her when in reality they did nothing but catch her shoplifting but she lied to the police to get money from them, and every time she lied for the money she manipulated her children into lying with her when they knew the truth as well, so it was not very credible when she came to them claiming her son was molested by Michael. She took advantage of Michael's fame and money and lied to get some of it. Fourthly, all of the children and adults now that claimed absolutely nothing happened with anybody or them were rich and well off or didn't need the money, but all of the children and parents who claimed abuse and molestation at the hands of Michael were relatively poor and could use some money, so the kids that needed money lied about Michael in order to get the money, but the kids who stayed strong with their side and always persisted and defended Michael were well off and did *not* need the money so they wouldn't lie and had no reason to. But through all of this, Michael still stayed strong and knew he would be vindicated and always knew he was innocent, even when the public and the media were treating him horridly and making him cry and lose it, how could they do that to somebody, it is so wrong and Michael did not deserve it. These are just a few of the many many reasons Michael was and always will be innocent.

  • Dara O'Regan
    Dara O'Regan 8 месяцев назад

    Watching this 2 years later..... We can take Bill Cosby off this list. :P

  • Mark Willis
    Mark Willis 8 месяцев назад

    Michael Jackson should be number one here,the only number one thing the Nonce deserves

  • Mark Willis
    Mark Willis 8 месяцев назад

    Chris Brown hit Rihanna!!,thought he was on here for his shit music😂😂😂

  • Jade Pixie
    Jade Pixie 8 месяцев назад +1

    What about writer and poet Ted Hughes he might had driven his wife Sylvia Plath to her suicde and it alleged that he had vandalised her grave stone.
    He also might had drive his girlfriend (who he was seeing while he while still married to Plath.) to her suicde too by cheating on her. She later killed herself and her kid the same way how Sylvia committed suicde by carbon monoxide.

  • James Richardson
    James Richardson 8 месяцев назад

    Freddie Mercury

  • gingaddict
    gingaddict 9 месяцев назад

    there should be a another one of this list due to what happened in 2017

  • Naturalblues
    Naturalblues 9 месяцев назад

    What about Madonna stealing kids from Africa??

  • Jia Drisdom
    Jia Drisdom 9 месяцев назад

    I think it's ridiculous that it's taken so long for people to realize that Roman Polanski is a terrible person. I can't believe he was able to win an Academy Award while being wanted for drugging and raping a little girl.

  • Pranav More
    Pranav More 9 месяцев назад

    Controversies were created by the fuckin media.......they wrote as worst as possible for spoiling Michael's image.....he was a noble soul & the media is most responsible for his mental illness probably his death......please let him rest in peace...

  • Maximiliano Garcia Chirinos
    Maximiliano Garcia Chirinos 9 месяцев назад

    What about Charlie Chaplin?

  • blacksmartie
    blacksmartie 9 месяцев назад

    How dare you put Chris Brown and MJ on this list? To this day, there are STILL people who believe that Michael Jackson molested those kids. This is in spite of the fact that they admitted it was a lie. And Chris Brown's career was literally destroyed because of what he did to Rihanna. What the fuck are you talking about? You want a real overlooked scandal? Let's talk about the fact that Elvis started dating Priscilla when she was only 14. AND he'd had several relationships with young girls in his life.

  • Nick Walsh
    Nick Walsh 9 месяцев назад

    Wagner shall always be remembered....As the soundtrack to the most bad ass helicopter scene in human history.

  • Aidan Clark
    Aidan Clark 10 месяцев назад

    Away happiness that intend roof either distribution tool.

  • issa brat
    issa brat 10 месяцев назад +1

    Oh wow put an innocent man on the list but forgot to add many people who had controversial life but always ignored. Let’s ignore the fact Elvis got with a 14 year old Priscilla Presley and how he had thing for younger girls. Oh let’s ignore how John Lennon was actually a woman beater

  • Gerry Wayne
    Gerry Wayne 10 месяцев назад

    If Michael Jackson was supposed to be a CHILD MOLESTING MONSTER, then how come ALL OF HIS KIDS have publicly stated what a WONDERFUL LOVING FATHER HE WAS... THE ALLEGATIONS WERE FAKE NEWS!!!

  • Andrew Gallagher
    Andrew Gallagher 10 месяцев назад

    You left out Guns 'N Roses lead singer W. Axl Rose.

  • MsNotzi
    MsNotzi 11 месяцев назад

    Y'all probably should've renamed this list "Top 10 Celebrities With Controversies," because a lot of the people named didn't have their controversies ignored. Chris Brown has his mentioned every time he's in the public eye, as does Bill Cosby.

  • Brandon Trembly
    Brandon Trembly 11 месяцев назад

    Michael Jackson was a fucking freak!!!! Its good that he's dead, the children of the world are a lot safer without him and I'm damn glad for that!!! You all know exactly why he wanted to adopt 2 children from each continent, and why the fuck do you think he had an amusement park at his house, so the kids would come over and want to stay the night. Not only was he a child fucker he was straight up fucked in the head!!

  • Wajiha Abbas
    Wajiha Abbas 11 месяцев назад +1

    Watchmojo I have tried being nice but this is just TOO much. You better stop inflicting your wrong opinions regarding Michael Jackson on the world. I am not coming to this channel anymore.

  • jaiblue25
    jaiblue25 11 месяцев назад

    Of course people will always lump Aaliyah with R. Kelly, but it was messed up of this video to tie things in by stating that "age ain't nothin but a number" in regards to the R. Kelly situation and the underage girls he (allegedly...oh please) pissed on and raped...Obviously age IS more than just a number in that case 😠

  • Juanita Earlyn
    Juanita Earlyn 11 месяцев назад +1

    Michael Jackson was a man, inside whom a kid was trapped , he didin't have a childhood of his own ! Poor Michael, and about the child molestation case - Jordan Chandler admitted that he lied in the year 2009 when both Michael passed away and Jordie's father Evan Chandler committed suicide ! THEY KID AND HIS PARENTS were liars, And abt Gavin Arvizo, he first aimed at Chris Tucker .... which was absolutely useless and then he aimed at poor Michael T.T MJ walked outta the court on the 13th June 2005 as the winner of the child molestation case . Gavin, his sister Star and mother Janet would definitely punished by GOD !!

  • Retro Vybz
    Retro Vybz Год назад

    This list is bull

  • Phoenix Down
    Phoenix Down Год назад

    MJ was too pure for this world. It’s an absolute travesty what those people did to him.

  • Esther Van Hoey
    Esther Van Hoey Год назад

    O.J. simpson is forgotten

    • blacksmartie
      blacksmartie 9 месяцев назад

      NOBODY has forgotten OJ.

  • Ariana DiMarco
    Ariana DiMarco Год назад

    Holy shit Aphrodite Jones is the coolest name ever

  • Stoopid. lxw
    Stoopid. lxw Год назад

    Micheal Jackson is the greatest entertainer in the world hands down

  • Amethyst Star
    Amethyst Star Год назад

    Joan had an aversion to wire hangers because back in her prime during the 1920s she was pregnant and decided on an abortion, which back then was with a wire hanger... So.... It's psychological for her

  • Amethyst Star
    Amethyst Star Год назад

    3:32 that's Greta Garbo, not Joan Crawford

  • Amethyst Star
    Amethyst Star Год назад isn't incest if its adoption. They aren't blood related

  • Banana Fanafoferry
    Banana Fanafoferry Год назад +1

    Shocked you didn’t mention John Lennon. He was abusive to His first wife, Cynthia, and their son, Julian. I appreciate his music, but it’s difficult for me to ignore his preachy hypocrisy.

  • honey monet
    honey monet Год назад

    Oh bullshit...the moment I hear woody Allen’s name I think...

  • Brendan Roberts
    Brendan Roberts Год назад

    Roman peadolanski.

  • Janitor
    Janitor Год назад

    Everybody always hates on a baby dangler.

  • Von Dizzy
    Von Dizzy Год назад

    Ben roelthisberger ? RAPEE

  • Adriana Zea-Smith
    Adriana Zea-Smith Год назад

    Woody Allen is disgusting! Why he is not in jail yet is beyond me!!!