5 nasty legal battles involving Hollywood celebrities
02 June 2022, 05:10
2 minute read
Hollywood has seen its fair share of drama.
And, while it can be hard to remember the pre-Johnny Depp-Amber Heard era, plenty of court cases have come to light in the past.
While some innocent people have been caught up in nasty legal battles, some notable celebrities have also faced criminal convictions.
Here are five of those celebrities who faced tough legal battles.
Musician Marilyn Manson is infamous for having the most court cases against him, whether for sexual assault or emotional abuse.
The first allegation was allegedly made by actor Evan Rachel Wood. Four other women opened up after that.
Two male security guards also reportedly sued Manson for sexual assault.
Recently, his ex-assistant accused him of assault, harassment and assault. The case was dismissed.
Pop singer Britney Spears was under the guardianship of her father, Jamie Spears, for 13 years.
She alleged that she was forced to perform, to use birth control and also forced to take medication during this time.
Sr. Spears also reportedly planted a recorder in the singer’s bedroom.
Now his father is facing a deposition in which he will have to divulge the “insane” details of the conservatorship.
Rapper Travis Scott has faced hundreds of lawsuits since his Astroworld Festival tragedy where audiences faced a fatal mob rush, resulting in multiple deaths.
Scott is also facing a lawsuit from a Rolling Loud Miami festival attendee who was “seriously injured” during a concert in May 2019.
The rapper is said to be accused of ignoring police demands to stop the ‘out of control’ concert.
Actor Alec Baldwin has been sued by the family of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was killed by a misfire in October 2021.
RustThe production team of was accused of “hiring inexperienced and unqualified gunsmiths and a security crew”.
The lawsuit also said Baldwin “disregarded at least 15 industry standards” that led to the misfire.
Baldwin fired a single bullet that would have killed Hutchins.
On May 25, TV personality Josh Duggar was reportedly sentenced to 151 months in prison for possessing and receiving child pornography.
The 34-year-old was found guilty of the crimes charged in a six-day trial held in December 2021.
Duggar has previously been charged with other heinous sexual abuse allegations. This includes the accusation of five minors and his own sisters when he was a teenager.