Scandalous love affairs have fueled dinner table conversations and filled tabloid pages for ages, and same-sex love affairs certainly spike the scandal meter with the added layer of gay drama. Whether carried out by politicians, Hollywood stars or religious leaders, secret gay love affairs have shaken the dust right off history books for centuries. Check out 10 of the most scandalous gay love affairs in recorded history, and feel free to add any that I didn't cover in the comments section. Julius Caesar: In times B.
Today, with social media just a touch away from the finger, we can instantly follow through all those juicy news items. But it was no different in the s or the s. Hollywood stars and figures regularly filled the newspaper headlines with sensational news stories — we thought you might want to know some of them too. Garbo and Dietrich had an estranged relationship with each other. Reportedly, the two of them met in at a party hosted by actor Clifton Webb and were both introduced to each other by Orson Welles.
9 Hollywood Scandals Long Before Lindsay, Paris and Britney
Old Hollywood is known for its glitz and its glamour, but a lot of shocking things went on behind the polished facade. Some of these scandals have been all but forgotten, while others live in infamy to this day. Was life really easier for celebrities before the days of TMZ, photoshopping and social media? You decide. Possibly the first big Hollywood scandal took place in
The scandal was a turning point for the young movie industry. Among those in attendance were Maude Delmont, a woman of ill Hollywood repute, and Virginia Rappe, a young and mostly unknown actress. The comic was charged with rape and manslaughter, and was tried and convicted by the newspapers particularly those of William Randolph Hearst before his real trial even began.