6 forgotten scandals of Hollywood
Hollywood stars are never without scandals and gossips. We often forgot some of the scandals with which Hollywood celebs got involved. Here are six such forgotten scandals of Hollywood and surprisingly many of the eminent stars of Hollywood are included in this list.
The ‘sipping on a soft drink’ actress, Lana Turner’s scandal was highlighted due to her relation with gangster Johnny Stompanato, in 1957. But the affair turned out to be fatal when Turner’s daughter Cheryl slew Stompanato with an eight inches curved knife. Cheryl was only fourteen years old when she did it to save her mother from that gangster. Stomapanato was threatening Turner to disfigure her and then Cheryl committed this act. It was declared a justifiable homicide and a settlement was done out of the court with the gangster’s son.
This famous Blonde Bombshell was left widowed in her 21 when her husband, (for two months) the well-known producer, Paul Bern shot himself. Jean couldn’t find out the meaning of the suicide note. Bern had a notorious identity of being with the sex sirens of industry. After two days of Bern’s suicide, his common law wife Dorothy Millette was found dead in the river, Sacramento.
This hero was arrested for a sexual attack on Betty Hansen of 17. He got released from prison after a bond of $1k dollars. Betty committed that she had illicit relations with studio employees for invitation to Bel Air Affair on 27th September. Her sister brought rape charges against Flynn. After the trials, Hansen was sent to her parents and Flynn got another phrase of popularity in his career.
The ugly reality of Hollywood industry came out after Peg’s death. She felt herself to be a flop at her age of twenty eight. On 16th September, 1932, in the evening, she went to visit the ‘HOLLYWOOD’ sign and climbed up the top of the letter ‘H’. Peg leaped to death from there while leaving her purse on the ground.
Ingrid was well known for winning Oscar. She left her 13 years’ marriage and daughter, Pia for being with Roberto Rossellini. The result of her illicit relation landed on pregnancy of her son Robert.
Thomas H. Ince
His death shadowed his achievements as Ince’s death was more discussed. The official story of his death was a heart attack on 19th November in a star-studded party on Randolph Hearst’s yacht. Legends say something different. As a result of mistaken identity of Charlie Chapilin, Hearst shot Ince. But no autopsy or investigation was done. It was announced a natural death. After Ince’s death his wife, Neil, left for Europe shortly and Hearst set up a trust there for her.