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* British TV chief Jamie Oliver is controversial because of his MoralGuardian activism including his 2005 school dinners campaign and campaign for a sugar tax. He was also critised by climate activists for partnering with fossil fuel company Shell in 2019.

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* British TV chief Jamie Oliver is controversial because of his MoralGuardian activism including his 2005 school dinners campaign and campaign for a sugar tax. He was also critised criticized by climate activists for partnering with fossil fuel company Shell in 2019.


* ''Series/FullHouse'' co-star and former Hallmark Channel regular Lori Loughlin has had her reputation tainted by being one of the many people accused of using their wealth and fame to bribe prestigious colleges to accept their children despite their low SAT scores, in one of the biggest college admission scandals. Hallmark subsequently terminated their contract with her, plus Loughlin and her husband/collaborator, Mossimo Gianulli, might face jail time. This is especially shocking considering Loughlin was previously identified with playing the sweet, loveable Aunt Becky. Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade Gianulli also found herself thrust into being the public face of all the recipients of the scam, due to her highly popular beauty tip vlogs, in which she had earlier stated that she didn't even take her classes seriously at all. She and her sister quickly dropped out of the University of Southern California without even waiting for a decision on whether they could stay, and she is now estranged from her parents in the wake of the permanent damage done to her reputation.

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* ''Series/FullHouse'' co-star and former Hallmark Channel regular Lori Loughlin Creator/LoriLoughlin has had her reputation tainted by being one of the many people accused of using their wealth and fame to bribe prestigious colleges to accept their children despite their low SAT scores, in one of the biggest college admission scandals. Hallmark subsequently terminated their contract with her, plus Loughlin and her husband/collaborator, Mossimo Gianulli, might face jail time. This is especially shocking considering Loughlin was previously identified with playing the sweet, loveable Aunt Becky. Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade Gianulli also found herself thrust into being the public face of all the recipients of the scam, due to her highly popular beauty tip vlogs, in which she had earlier stated that she didn't even take her classes seriously at all. She and her sister quickly dropped out of the University of Southern California without even waiting for a decision on whether they could stay, and she is now estranged from her parents in the wake of the permanent damage done to her reputation.



* Actress Allison Mack has been eclipsed by her involvement in [=NXIVM=], a multi-level marketing company that was later discovered to be the front for a sex-trafficking cult.

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* Actress Allison Mack Creator/AllisonMack has been eclipsed by her involvement in [=NXIVM=], a multi-level marketing company that was later discovered to be the front for a sex-trafficking cult.



* The aforementioned Rose [=McGowan=], who along with her ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' co-star Creator/AlyssaMilano, the woman most credited with sparking the [=#MeToo=] movement, also falls under this for her controversial statement on trans women and public feuds. On the podcast ''What's the Tee?'', she questioned whether trans women count as real women, which resulted in a subsequent public altercation when a trans woman questioned her at a Barnes & Noble publicity event. Many trans-positive feminists have since disavowed her, though she did eventually apologize. Lately she's been known for public feuds with other Hollywood figures, including Creator/MerylStreep, Creator/OprahWinfrey, and even her former ''Charmed'' co-star Creator/AlyssaMilano for being insufficiently feminist. She even turned against journalist Ronan Farrow (a vocal critic against enabling celebrity sexual abusers, given the controversy surrounding his own father, Woody Allen) who helped break her story about Weinstein's rape simply because he called her personal memoir "dark".

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* The aforementioned Rose [=McGowan=], Creator/RoseMcGowan, who along with her ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' co-star Creator/AlyssaMilano, the woman most credited with sparking the [=#MeToo=] movement, also falls under this for her controversial statement on trans women and public feuds. On the podcast ''What's the Tee?'', she questioned whether trans women count as real women, which resulted in a subsequent public altercation when a trans woman questioned her at a Barnes & Noble publicity event. Many trans-positive feminists have since disavowed her, though she did eventually apologize. Lately she's been known for public feuds with other Hollywood figures, including Creator/MerylStreep, Creator/OprahWinfrey, and even her former ''Charmed'' co-star Creator/AlyssaMilano for being insufficiently feminist. She even turned against journalist Ronan Farrow (a vocal critic against enabling celebrity sexual abusers, given the controversy surrounding his own father, Woody Allen) who helped break her story about Weinstein's rape simply because he called her personal memoir "dark".


* Former UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity mayor Rudy Giuliani was once widely respected during the 90s and early 2000s as a [[CrusadingLawyer dedicated prosecutor]] who went after TheMafia and was [[PresidentSuperhero "America's Mayor"]] for comforting New Yorkers after 9/11. However, he lost much goodwill following his support for UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump in the 2010s. During Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Giuliani became his biggest supporter, who legitimized Trump in the eyes of mainstream Republicans while also promoting conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton. Yet it was his time as Trump's personal attorney during his presidency that proved most scandalous. While working for Trump, Giuliani worked with several of Trump's officials to solicit Ukrainian politicians for scandalous information on Trump's prospective 2020 challenger UsefulNotes/JoeBiden. Not only did Giuliani fail to get any incriminating evidence, but he also got Trump hit with impeachment charges for foreign collusion. Subsequently, some began re-evaluating Giuliani's mayorship, with some drawing more light to his abrasive personality that burned bridges with public officials and his "tough-on-crime" policies that disproportionately harmed non-white New Yorkers. By 2018, Giuliani became so unpopular that when he visited Yankee Stadium for a game, the crowd that once cheered for him 2001 instead booed him, and by the time of the 2020 presidential election, Giuliani's reputation only took hit after hit. First, his scene in ''Film/BoratSubsequentMoviefilm'' (in which he is seen apparently reaching into his pants while in a hotel room with a young woman) went viral. Next, he became one of the most prominent advocates for Donald Trump's accusation that the 2020 election had been stolen, leading to a notorious scene where he presented a press conference at the parking lot of a landscaping company named Four Seasons Total Landscaping, which led people to believe that he had tried and failed to book the much more known Four Seasons hotel.

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* Former UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity mayor Rudy Giuliani was once widely respected during the 90s and early 2000s as a [[CrusadingLawyer dedicated prosecutor]] who went after TheMafia and was [[PresidentSuperhero "America's Mayor"]] for comforting New Yorkers after 9/11. However, he lost much goodwill following his support for UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump in the 2010s. During Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Giuliani became his biggest supporter, who legitimized Trump in the eyes of mainstream Republicans while also promoting conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton. Yet it was his time as Trump's personal attorney during his presidency that proved most scandalous. While working for Trump, Giuliani worked with several of Trump's officials to solicit Ukrainian politicians for scandalous information on Trump's prospective 2020 challenger UsefulNotes/JoeBiden. Not only did Giuliani fail to get any incriminating evidence, but he also got Trump hit with impeachment charges for foreign collusion. Subsequently, some began re-evaluating Giuliani's mayorship, with some drawing more light to his abrasive personality that burned bridges with public officials and his "tough-on-crime" policies that disproportionately harmed non-white New Yorkers. By 2018, Giuliani became so unpopular that when he visited Yankee Stadium for a game, the crowd that once cheered for him 2001 instead booed him, and by the time of the 2020 presidential election, Giuliani's reputation only took hit after hit. First, his scene in ''Film/BoratSubsequentMoviefilm'' (in which he is seen apparently reaching into his pants while in a hotel room with a young woman) went viral. Next, he became one of the most prominent advocates for Donald Trump's accusation that the 2020 election had been stolen, leading to a notorious scene where he presented a press conference at the parking lot of a landscaping company named Four Seasons Total Landscaping, which led people to believe that he had tried and failed to book the much more known Four Seasons hotel.him.



** Amy Coney Barrett's nomination came about during the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic, and people were furious that the Republican-led Senate viewed her confirmation as more important than getting COVID-19 relief legislation passed. Her nomination, which was confirmed only ''a week'' before the 2020 election,[[note]]Which some people who remembered that the Republican-led Senate blocked the 2016 nomination of Merrick Garland by arguing that it took place on an election year, even though the nomination was made roughly seven months before the election, only to rush through Barrett's, also took notice.[[/note]] seemed to galvanize people in turning out in record numbers in the 2020 election, resulting in Democrats retaking the White House and the Senate.


* Former UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity mayor Rudy Giuliani was once widely respected during the 90s and early 2000s as a [[CrusadingLawyer dedicated prosecutor]] who went after TheMafia and was [[PresidentSuperhero "America's Mayor"]] for comforting New Yorkers after 9/11. However, he lost much goodwill following his support for UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump in the 2010s. During Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Giuliani became his biggest supporter, who legitimized Trump in the eyes of mainstream Republicans while also promoting conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton. Yet it was his time as Trump's personal attorney during his presidency that proved most scandalous. While working for Trump, Giuliani worked with several of Trump's officials to solicit Ukrainian politicians for scandalous information on Trump's prospective 2020 challenger usefulNotes/JoeBiden. Not only did Giuliani fail to get any incriminating evidence, but he also got Trump hit with impeachment charges for foreign collusion. Subsequently, some began re-evaluating Giuliani's mayorship, with some drawing more light to his abrasive personality that burned bridges with public officials and his "tough-on-crime" policies that disproportionately harmed non-white New Yorkers. By 2018, Giuliani became so unpopular that when he visited Yankee Stadium for a game, the crowd that once cheered for him 2001 instead booed him, and by the time of the 2020 presidential election, Giuliani's reputation only took hit after hit. First, his scene in ''Film/BoratSubsequentMoviefilm'' (in which he is seen apparently reaching into his pants while in a hotel room with a young woman) went viral. Next, he became one of the most prominent advocates for Donald Trump's accusation that the 2020 election had been stolen, leading to a notorious scene where he presented a press conference at the parking lot of a landscaping company named Four Seasons Total Landscaping, which led people to believe that he had tried and failed to book the much more known Four Seasons hotel.

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* Former UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity mayor Rudy Giuliani was once widely respected during the 90s and early 2000s as a [[CrusadingLawyer dedicated prosecutor]] who went after TheMafia and was [[PresidentSuperhero "America's Mayor"]] for comforting New Yorkers after 9/11. However, he lost much goodwill following his support for UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump in the 2010s. During Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Giuliani became his biggest supporter, who legitimized Trump in the eyes of mainstream Republicans while also promoting conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton. Yet it was his time as Trump's personal attorney during his presidency that proved most scandalous. While working for Trump, Giuliani worked with several of Trump's officials to solicit Ukrainian politicians for scandalous information on Trump's prospective 2020 challenger usefulNotes/JoeBiden.UsefulNotes/JoeBiden. Not only did Giuliani fail to get any incriminating evidence, but he also got Trump hit with impeachment charges for foreign collusion. Subsequently, some began re-evaluating Giuliani's mayorship, with some drawing more light to his abrasive personality that burned bridges with public officials and his "tough-on-crime" policies that disproportionately harmed non-white New Yorkers. By 2018, Giuliani became so unpopular that when he visited Yankee Stadium for a game, the crowd that once cheered for him 2001 instead booed him, and by the time of the 2020 presidential election, Giuliani's reputation only took hit after hit. First, his scene in ''Film/BoratSubsequentMoviefilm'' (in which he is seen apparently reaching into his pants while in a hotel room with a young woman) went viral. Next, he became one of the most prominent advocates for Donald Trump's accusation that the 2020 election had been stolen, leading to a notorious scene where he presented a press conference at the parking lot of a landscaping company named Four Seasons Total Landscaping, which led people to believe that he had tried and failed to book the much more known Four Seasons hotel.


** UsefulNotes/JamesBuchanan is known less for anything he did and more for something he didn't do: prevent a devastating rebellion. He was president during the lead-up to the American Civil War, when tensions over slavery reached unprecedented heights. When several southern states seceded from the Union after Abraham Lincoln won the 1860 election, Buchanan refused to intervene, under the questionable legal logic that while seccession was illegal, taking action to stop it was ''also'' illegal. By the end, he was only interested in holding off the now-inevitable shooting conflict long enough to pass the buck to Lincoln. Not helping matters was the fact that he'd previously ordered military action in Utah Territory to attack the Mormons and their Native American allies, leading to accusations of gross hypocrisy. While it's doubtful that he could have done much to defuse the tensions prior to the election, his failure to stop the secession or even protect federal property in the South from being seized by the naescent Confederate States of America meant he was the president most to blame for the subsequent civil war. Because of this, while Lincoln is universally considered one of America's best presidents for brining the country back together, Buchanan is considered one of the worst, if not ''the'' worst, for letting it be divided in the first place.
** UsefulNotes/RutherfordBHayes is relatively obscure today [[note]]except in Paraguay, where he's [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff considered a national hero]] due to arbitrating in Paraguay's favor in the aftermath of the UsefulNotes/WarOfTheTripleAlliance[[/note]], and those who do know who he is know him first and foremost for the extremely controversial circumstances of his election to the presidency rather than anything he actually did while in office. Nominated as a compromise candidate and nicknamed the "Great Unknown" by the general public during the campaign due to him being a political cipher, the election proved extremely close and was marred by allegations of severe electoral misconduct by Democrats and Republicans alike. In the end, Hayes' ascendancy was secured in a backroom deal, and his detractors would refer to him as "Rutherfraud", a name that has stuck to this day.

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** UsefulNotes/JamesBuchanan is known less for anything he did and more for something he didn't do: prevent a devastating rebellion. He was president during the lead-up to the American Civil War, when tensions over slavery reached unprecedented heights. When several southern states seceded from the Union after Abraham Lincoln won the 1860 election, Buchanan refused to intervene, under the questionable legal logic that while seccession was illegal, taking action to stop it was ''also'' illegal. By the end, he was only interested in holding off the now-inevitable shooting conflict long enough to pass the buck to Lincoln. Not helping matters was the fact that he'd previously ordered military action in Utah Territory to attack the Mormons and their Native American allies, leading to accusations of gross hypocrisy. While it's doubtful that he could have done much to defuse the tensions prior to the election, his failure to stop the secession or even protect federal property in the South from being seized by the naescent Confederate States of America meant he was the president most to blame for the subsequent civil war. Because of this, while Lincoln is universally considered one of America's best presidents for brining the country back together, Buchanan is considered one of the worst, if not ''the'' '''the''' worst, for letting it be divided in the first place.
** UsefulNotes/RutherfordBHayes is relatively obscure today [[note]]except today,[[note]]except in Paraguay, where he's [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff considered a national hero]] due to arbitrating in Paraguay's favor in the aftermath of the UsefulNotes/WarOfTheTripleAlliance[[/note]], UsefulNotes/WarOfTheTripleAlliance[[/note]] and those who do know who he is know him first and foremost for the extremely controversial circumstances of his election to the presidency rather than anything he actually did while in office. Nominated as a compromise candidate and nicknamed the "Great Unknown" by the general public during the campaign due to him being a political cipher, the election proved extremely close and was marred by allegations of severe electoral misconduct by Democrats and Republicans alike. In the end, Hayes' ascendancy was secured in a backroom deal, and his detractors would refer to him as "Rutherfraud", a name that has stuck to this day.



* Creator/HPLovecraft is generally regarded as one of the most influential figures in the horror genre, but his legacy in modern times suffers greatly because of his racism and anti-Semitism (even though ''his own wife'' was Jewish), which by all accounts was extreme even by the standards of his day,[[note]]Some of his personal letters actually suggest that he sympathized with Hitler[[/note]] and bled into some of his work. While the idea that his various monsters were allegories for non-Aryans is debatable, what's not is the fact that many real ethnic groups were frequently subject to demonization in his stories[[note]]For example, in "Medusa's Coil", the fact that Marceline was part-black is used as a horrifying twist ending[[/note]].

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* Creator/HPLovecraft is generally regarded as one of the most influential figures in the horror genre, but his legacy in modern times suffers greatly because of his racism and anti-Semitism (even though ''his own wife'' was Jewish), which by all accounts was extreme even by the standards of his day,[[note]]Some of his personal letters actually suggest that he sympathized with Hitler[[/note]] and bled into some of his work. While the idea that his various monsters were allegories for non-Aryans is debatable, what's not is the fact that many real ethnic groups were frequently subject to demonization in his stories[[note]]For stories.[[note]]For example, in "Medusa's Coil", the fact that Marceline was part-black is used as a horrifying twist ending[[/note]].ending.[[/note]]



* Gavin [=McInnes=] was once a pretty widely popular journalist and comedian who was best known for his public image as an eccentric {{hipster}}. His many humorous articles and essays helped turn Vice Media (which he co-founded) into a major force in the world of online journalism, and his comedic memoir ''How to Piss in Public'' sold decently well after being published by Scribner. Then in 2016, he founded "The Proud Boys"--a highly controversial conservative/right-wing populist social organization that has been labeled alt-right, associated with numerous incidents of violence, reportedly has ties to neo-Nazi groups and is currently [[https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/extremist-files/group/proud-boys classified as a hate group]] by the Southern Poverty Law Center and is considered a terrorist group within Canada. Though [=McInnes=] has since cut ties with the Proud Boys, his role in founding the group has cast a long shadow over everything else in his career, and he is now best known for his dabbling in what many consider to be far-right extremism.

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* Gavin [=McInnes=] was once a pretty widely popular journalist and comedian who was best known for his public image as an eccentric {{hipster}}. His many humorous articles and essays helped turn Vice Media (which he co-founded) into a major force in the world of online journalism, and his comedic memoir ''How to Piss in Public'' sold decently well after being published by Scribner. Then in 2016, he founded "The the Proud Boys"--a Boys--a highly controversial conservative/right-wing populist social organization that has been labeled alt-right, associated with numerous incidents of violence, reportedly has ties to neo-Nazi groups and is currently [[https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/extremist-files/group/proud-boys classified as a hate group]] by the Southern Poverty Law Center and is considered a terrorist group within Canada. Though [=McInnes=] has since cut ties with the Proud Boys, his role in founding the group has cast a long shadow over everything else in his career, and he is now best known for his dabbling in what many consider to be far-right extremism.



* Whenever a new disease is named after the place it originated, and that disease later rises to widespread prominence, the place it was named after will inevitably be hit by this trope. Examples of such places include [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyme%2C_Connecticut Lyme, Connecticut]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ebola_River the Ebola River in the Congo]], and [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zika_Forest the Zika Forest in Uganda]]. While the virus that caused the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic was deliberately not named after the location where the outbreak originated in an attempt to avoid a similar stigma developing (after the World Health Organization established a guideline in 2015 specifically with that end), the city of Wuhan will likely fall into this trope (at least outside of China), and the trend of geographic based names resulted in people maliciously giving COVID various Chinese-based nicknames anyway, themselves criticized as sinomisic.

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* Whenever a new disease is named after the place it originated, and that disease later rises to widespread prominence, the place it was named after will inevitably be hit by this trope. Examples of such places include [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyme%2C_Connecticut Lyme, Connecticut]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ebola_River the Ebola River in the Congo]], and [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zika_Forest the Zika Forest in Uganda]]. While the virus that caused the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic was deliberately not named after the location where the outbreak originated in an attempt to avoid a similar stigma developing (after the World Health Organization established a guideline in 2015 specifically with that end), the city of Wuhan will likely fall into this trope (at least outside of China), and the trend of geographic based names resulted in people maliciously giving COVID various Chinese-based nicknames anyway, themselves criticized as sinomisic.sinophobic.


* The small town of Money, Mississippi would likely be almost completely unknown to anyone outside its immediate vicinity if not for the fact that it carries the unfortunate distinction of playing host to one of American history's most notoriously gruesome murders when in 1955 black teenager Emmett Till was kidnapped and tortured to death by two grown white men. Despite having been severely mutilated from his torture, Till was given an open-casket funeral specifically so people would see how brutally he was killed; photographs of his corpse were widely disseminated in the press afterwards, boosting the profile of his murder to unprecedented levels for a black civilian. His killers were subsequently acquitted by a clearly biased judge and jury despite overwhelming evidence against them, then went on to ''publicly brag'' about murdering Till in a magazine interview now that they were protected by double jeopardy. The highly-publicized brutality of the crime and the perpetrators' escape of punishment became one of the first major rallying cries for the new UsefulNotes/CivilRightsMovement, and it lingers in the American consciousness to this day as one of ''the'' go-to examples of a MiscarriageOfJustice and a vivid microcosm of the true face of anti-blackness in America, drowning out everything else about the town and anything done by anyone else from it.

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* The small town of Money, Mississippi would likely be almost completely unknown to anyone outside its immediate vicinity if not for the fact that it carries the unfortunate distinction of playing host to one of American history's most notoriously gruesome murders when in 1955 black teenager Emmett Till was kidnapped and tortured to death by two grown white men. Despite having been severely mutilated from his torture, Till was given an open-casket funeral specifically so people would see how brutally he was killed; photographs of his corpse were widely disseminated in the press afterwards, boosting the profile of his murder to unprecedented levels for a black civilian. His killers were subsequently acquitted by a clearly biased judge and jury despite overwhelming evidence against them, then went on to ''publicly brag'' about murdering Till in a magazine interview now that they were protected by double jeopardy. The highly-publicized brutality of the crime and the perpetrators' escape of punishment became one of the first major rallying cries for the new UsefulNotes/CivilRightsMovement, and it lingers in the American consciousness to this day as one of ''the'' go-to examples of a MiscarriageOfJustice and a vivid microcosm of the true face of anti-blackness anti-black racism in America, drowning out everything else about the town and anything done by anyone else from it.



* Gawker Media was certainly never free of controversy, at least partially due to several ''very'' shady and sleazy things they did (coming up with a feature to track celebrities called ''Gawker Stalker Maps'', outing people as gay without their permission, etc.). But most people know the company for the circumstances of its demise: after posting a sex tape of Wrestling/HulkHogan and ignoring a court order to take it down, Hogan sued them into bankruptcy, receiving significant financial assistance in his suit from venture capitalist Peter Thiel, [[TheDogBitesBack one of the people Gawker]] had ForcedOutOfTheCloset. Not helping was former Gawker editor AJ Daulerio implying he would have been willing to post sex tapes involving prepubescent children during cross-examination[[note]]he was probably being flippant, but it's still a ''very'' bad idea to say something like that on the stand[[/note]].

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* Gawker Media was certainly never free of controversy, at least partially due to several ''very'' shady and sleazy things they did (coming up with a feature to track celebrities called ''Gawker Stalker Maps'', [[ForcedOutOfTheCloset outing people as gay without their permission, permission]], etc.). But most people know the company for the circumstances of its demise: after posting a sex tape of Wrestling/HulkHogan and ignoring a court order to take it down, Hogan sued them into bankruptcy, receiving significant financial assistance in his suit from venture capitalist Peter Thiel, [[TheDogBitesBack one of the people Gawker]] had ForcedOutOfTheCloset. forced out of the closet. Not helping was former Gawker editor AJ Daulerio implying he would have been willing to post sex tapes involving prepubescent children during cross-examination[[note]]he cross-examination.[[note]]He was probably being flippant, but it's still a ''very'' bad idea to say something like that on the stand[[/note]].stand.[[/note]]



* Henry Ford was and remains an iconic engineer, industrialist, and philanthropist. But his promotion of anti-Semitism has left a dark stain on his legacy that's very hard to ignore. Though if one source is to be believed, Ford was reportedly so horrified by the atrocities of the Nazi regime that "he collapsed with a stroke-- his last and most serious" after being shown newsreel footage of the aftermath of UsefulNotes/TheHolocaust. Even more ironic was that he was a Freemason, a secretive fraternal society often if not always alleged to have been plotting for a New World Order amongst other conspiracies, with which the Jewish elite are recurring subjects of such canards. If the likes of Alex Jones are virulently campaigning against Freemasonry and the NWO, the idea of ''an inducted Freemason'' [[BoomerangBigot believing in]] and espousing the same beliefs as Jones and co. would certainly confuse some people.

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* Henry Ford was and remains an iconic engineer, industrialist, and philanthropist. philanthropist, founding the automaker that bears his name and being the chief developer of the assembly line technique of mass production, which converted the automobile from an expensive curiosity into an accessible conveyance that profoundly impacted the landscape of the 20th century. But his promotion of anti-Semitism has left a dark stain on (to the point of buying [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dearborn_Independent his legacy that's very hard own newspaper]] to ignore. Though publish his views)[[note]]Though if one source is to be believed, Ford was reportedly so horrified by the atrocities of the Nazi regime that "he he collapsed with a stroke-- his last and most serious" stroke after being shown newsreel footage of the aftermath of UsefulNotes/TheHolocaust. Even more ironic was that he was a Freemason, a secretive fraternal society often if not always alleged to have been plotting for a New World Order amongst other conspiracies, with which the Jewish elite are recurring subjects of such canards. If the likes of Alex Jones are virulently campaigning [[/note]] and his staunch opposition against Freemasonry and the NWO, the idea of ''an inducted Freemason'' [[BoomerangBigot believing in]] and espousing the same beliefs as Jones and co. would certainly confuse some people.labor unions has left a dark stain on his legacy that's very hard to ignore.


* Former UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity mayor Rudy Giuliani was once widely respected during the 90s and early 2000s as a [[CrusadingLawyer dedicated prosecutor]] who went after TheMafia and was [[PresidentSuperhero "America's Mayor"]] for comforting New Yorkers after 9/11. However, he lost much goodwill following his support for UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump in the 2010s. During Trump's Presidential campaign, Giuliani became his biggest supporter who legitimized Trump in the eyes of mainstream Republicans while also promoting conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton. Yet it was his time as Trump's personal attorney that proved most scandalous. While working for Trump, Giuliani worked with several of Trump's officials to solicit Ukrainian politicians for scandalous information on Joe Biden. Not only did Giuliani fail to get any incriminating evidence, but he also got Trump hit with impeachment charges for foreign collusion. Subsequently, some began re-evaluating Giuliani's mayorship, with some drawing more light to his abrasive personality that burned bridges with public officials and his "tough-on-crime" policies that disproportionately harmed non-white New Yorkers. By 2018, Giuliani became so unpopular that when he visited Yankee Stadium for a game, the crowd that once cheered for him 2001 instead booed him.
** Giuliani's reputation continued taking hits. First, his scene in ''Film/BoratSubsequentMoviefilm'' (in which he is seen apparently reaching into his pants while in a hotel room with a young woman) went viral. Next, he became one of the most prominent advocates for Donald Trump's accusation that the 2020 Presidential election had been stolen, leading to a notorious scene where he presented a press conference at the "Four Seasons Total Landscaping" parking lot after apparently trying and failing to book the Four Seasons hotel.

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* Former UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity mayor Rudy Giuliani was once widely respected during the 90s and early 2000s as a [[CrusadingLawyer dedicated prosecutor]] who went after TheMafia and was [[PresidentSuperhero "America's Mayor"]] for comforting New Yorkers after 9/11. However, he lost much goodwill following his support for UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump in the 2010s. During Trump's Presidential 2016 presidential campaign, Giuliani became his biggest supporter supporter, who legitimized Trump in the eyes of mainstream Republicans while also promoting conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton. Yet it was his time as Trump's personal attorney during his presidency that proved most scandalous. While working for Trump, Giuliani worked with several of Trump's officials to solicit Ukrainian politicians for scandalous information on Joe Biden.Trump's prospective 2020 challenger usefulNotes/JoeBiden. Not only did Giuliani fail to get any incriminating evidence, but he also got Trump hit with impeachment charges for foreign collusion. Subsequently, some began re-evaluating Giuliani's mayorship, with some drawing more light to his abrasive personality that burned bridges with public officials and his "tough-on-crime" policies that disproportionately harmed non-white New Yorkers. By 2018, Giuliani became so unpopular that when he visited Yankee Stadium for a game, the crowd that once cheered for him 2001 instead booed him.
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* The Supreme Court of the United States has had plenty of controversial justices. Here are some of them:
** Chief Justice Roger Taney is remembered most for his decision in the Dred Scott v. Sanford case, in which he declared that blacks had no rights under the Constitution and Dred Scott was a slave. His decision in the case caused an associate justice to resign after intense criticism and bolstered the anti-slavery Republican Party, who won in the 1860 election against Taney's preferred candidate in John Breckenridge.

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* The Supreme Court of the United States has had plenty of controversial justices. Here are some of them:
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** Chief Justice Roger Taney is remembered most for his decision in the Dred ''Dred Scott v. Sanford Sanford'' case, in which he declared that blacks had no rights under the Constitution and Dred Scott was a slave. His decision in the case caused an associate justice to resign after intense criticism and bolstered the anti-slavery Republican Party, who won in the 1860 election against Taney's preferred candidate in John Breckenridge.



** Clarence Thomas is probably best known for his bitter confirmation hearings, where Anita Hill -- one of his former employees from his time as chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission -- accused him of sexually harassing her while she was working for him.
** Brett Kavanaugh was also accused of sexual misconduct during his confirmation hearings. These hearings were, if anything, even more, bitter than Thomas', and resulted in an FBI investigation into his past and the allegations against him. Both men's confirmations galvanized the feminist movement, and resulted in Republican losses in the next election.
** Amy Coney Barrett's nomination came about during the COVID-19 pandemic, and people were furious that the Republican led Senate viewed her confirmation as more important than getting COVID relief legislation passed. Her nomination seemed to galvanize people in turning out in record numbers in the 2020 election, resulting in Democrats retaking the White House and the Senate.

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** Clarence Thomas is probably best known for his bitter confirmation hearings, where Anita Hill -- one of his former employees from his time as chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission -- accused him of sexually harassing her while she was working for him.
him. His confirmation galvanized the feminist movement, and resulted in Republican losses in the next election.
** Brett Kavanaugh was also accused of sexual misconduct during his confirmation hearings. These hearings were, if anything, even more, more bitter than Thomas', Thomas's, and resulted in an FBI investigation into his past and the allegations against him. Both men's confirmations Like with Thomas, his confirmation galvanized the feminist movement, and resulted in Republican losses the Republicans losing the House of Representantives in the next election.
** Amy Coney Barrett's nomination came about during the COVID-19 pandemic, UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic, and people were furious that the Republican led Republican-led Senate viewed her confirmation as more important than getting COVID COVID-19 relief legislation passed. Her nomination, which was confirmed only ''a week'' before the 2020 election,[[note]]Which some people who remembered that the Republican-led Senate blocked the 2016 nomination of Merrick Garland by arguing that it took place on an election year, even though the nomination was made roughly seven months before the election, only to rush through Barrett's, also took notice.[[/note]] seemed to galvanize people in turning out in record numbers in the 2020 election, resulting in Democrats retaking the White House and the Senate.


* While Creator/JaneFonda has had a respectable film career, many people, still remember her for her photo-op in North Vietnam in protest of the war, as well as her press conference at the Hanoi Hilton, in which she called American [=POW's=] "opportunistic liars" when they described the [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]] they were put through in the Vietnamese prison camps. To this day, many supporters of the U.S. military consider her a traitor. Not helping matters was the feud she had with singer Joan Baez over Baez's criticisms of communist Vietnam's human rights abuses.

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* While Creator/JaneFonda has had a respectable film career, many people, still remember her for her photo-op in North Vietnam in protest of the war, as well as her press conference at the Hanoi Hilton, in which she called American [=POW's=] "opportunistic liars" when they described the [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]] they were put through in the Vietnamese prison camps. To this day, many supporters of the U.S. military consider her a traitor. Not helping matters was the feud she had with singer Joan Baez over Baez's criticisms of communist Vietnam's human rights abuses. To this day, many supporters of the U.S. military consider her a traitor.


* Creator/VicMignogna's long voice acting career got eclipsed in 2019 by accusations of homophobia and rude and predatory behavior with underage con-goers, resulting in Creator/RoosterTeeth sacking him, Creator/{{Funimation}} blacklisting him, and his numerous appearances at anime conventions getting canceled. However, Mignogna's case became so polarizing (in part because of his extensive presence in the anime industry and the fact Funimation removed credits for Mignogna's previous roles right after firing him) that it ended up subjecting many of his most vocal critics and accusers to this trope as well. Many other Funimation voice actors opposing Mignogna and his supporters have also gained infamy for similar reasons, like Jamie Marchi tweeting a bellicose threat to Mignogna, Monica Rial threatening to call the authorities and Homeland Security on her fans who asked for proof about what Mignogna did, along with Sean Schemmel and Sonny Strait joking about Mignogna being a pedophile who molested young boys in a now-infamous video from 2014. However, Mignogna's supporters have become controversial themselves, most notably Chuck Huber, a stalwart defender of him, having come under fire for, among other things, making controversial and conflicting statements and accusations in 2019 and 2020, revealing himself to be a flat-earther in interviews, and accusations surfacing at him from one of his own former students that he had been abusive in the past; only muddling things further. Mignogna's own controversial statements making light of the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic in 2020 (which even caused noted Western Animation voice actress Creator/GreyGriffin to call him out on and denounce his behavior) only threw more fuel to the fire. While he has yet to be convicted, it is assumed it won't be blowing over any time soon, for Mignogna nor anyone for or against him.

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* Creator/VicMignogna's long voice acting career got eclipsed in 2019 by accusations of homophobia and rude and predatory behavior with underage con-goers, resulting in Creator/RoosterTeeth sacking him, Creator/{{Funimation}} blacklisting him, and his numerous appearances at anime conventions getting canceled. However, Mignogna's case became so polarizing (in part because of his extensive presence in the anime industry and the fact Funimation removed credits for Mignogna's previous roles right after firing him) that it ended up subjecting many of his most vocal critics and accusers creating a significant divide as to this trope as well. Many other Funimation voice actors opposing Mignogna and his supporters have also gained infamy for similar reasons, like Jamie Marchi tweeting a bellicose threat to Mignogna, Monica Rial threatening to call whether or not the authorities and Homeland Security on her fans who asked for proof about what Mignogna did, along with Sean Schemmel and Sonny Strait joking about Mignogna being a pedophile who molested young boys in a now-infamous video from 2014. However, Mignogna's supporters have become controversial themselves, most notably Chuck Huber, a stalwart defender of him, having come under fire for, among other things, making controversial and conflicting statements and accusations in 2019 and 2020, revealing himself to be a flat-earther in interviews, and accusations surfacing at him from one of his own former students that he had been abusive in the past; only muddling things further. are true. Mignogna's own controversial statements making light of the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic in 2020 (which even caused noted Western Animation voice actress Creator/GreyGriffin to call him out on and denounce his behavior) only threw more fuel to the fire. While he has yet to be convicted, it is assumed it won't be blowing over any time soon, for Mignogna nor anyone for or against him.fire.


** UsefulNotes/BillClinton oversaw the largest economic expansion since the end of the postwar period (even if a lot of the .com stuff was a speculative bubble), signed a far-reaching trade deal with America's then-largest trading partners Canada and Mexico, helped negotiate the Good Friday Agreement which all but ended UsefulNotes/TheTroubles, oversaw the Oslo Accords that led to direct Palestinian control over some the disputed territories with Israel, and became the first American president in at least a century to balance the federal budget (and the last). However, Clinton is also most remembered for his sex scandal with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, which led him to be only the second president in American history to be impeached. Note, however, that this did ''not'' hurt his popularity at the time; in fact, it backfired on his opponents, as many people saw the impeachment as a nakedly partisan power-grab (especially since Creator/NewtGingrich, who helped spearhead it, [[{{Hypocrite}} was known to have had extramarital affairs himself]]) -- Clinton's approval rating ''increased'' during the hearings, and he left office as one of the most popular presidents of the modern era. Unfortunately for Clinton, he lost much of his support for good in the late '10s when he was among the many powerful men accused of sexual misconduct in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal (see below), with even the Lewinsky scandal being revisited as possible sexual abuse because of the vast power imbalance between a president and an intern, something that even Lewinsky herself began to question. His connections with the deceased billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein certainly haven't helped. His economic policies have also become more controversial as of late, with many on both the left and right identifying him as part of the "neoliberal" school of thought that they blame for outsourcing jobs, reducing wages, and allowing unrestricted corporate growth, which in turn was credited with leading to the 21st Century's major recessions.

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** UsefulNotes/BillClinton oversaw the largest economic expansion since the end of the postwar period (even if a lot of the .com stuff was a speculative bubble), signed a far-reaching trade deal with America's then-largest trading partners Canada and Mexico, helped negotiate the Good Friday Agreement which all but ended UsefulNotes/TheTroubles, oversaw the Oslo Accords that led to direct Palestinian control over some the disputed territories with Israel, and became the first American president in at least a century to balance the federal budget (and the last). However, Clinton is also most remembered for his sex scandal with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, which led him to be only the second president in American history to be impeached. Note, however, that this did ''not'' hurt his popularity at the time; in fact, it backfired on his opponents, as many people saw the impeachment as a nakedly partisan power-grab (especially since Creator/NewtGingrich, who helped spearhead it, [[{{Hypocrite}} was known to have had extramarital affairs himself]]) -- Clinton's approval rating ''increased'' during the hearings, and he left office as one of the most popular presidents of the modern era. Unfortunately for Clinton, he lost much of his support for good in the late '10s when he was among the many powerful men accused of sexual misconduct in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal (see below), with even the Lewinsky scandal being revisited as possible sexual abuse because of the vast power imbalance between a president and an intern, something that even Lewinsky herself began to question. His connections with the deceased billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein certainly haven't helped. His economic policies have also become more controversial as of late, with many on both the left and right identifying him as part of the "neoliberal" school of thought that they blame for outsourcing jobs, reducing wages, and allowing unrestricted corporate growth, which in turn was credited with leading to the 21st Century's century's major recessions.



* Silent movie comedian [[Creator/FattyArbuckle Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle]]'s legacy has been tainted by his involvement in a party/orgy where a young girl died, with the tabloid press [[IfItBleedsItLeads accusing him of having raped said girl to death.]] Even though his name was eventually cleared, the affair destroyed his career and public image. He was given the chance for a comeback, [[AuthorExistenceFailure but died the day after signing a new deal]]. Nowadays, ''if'' he is remembered at all, it is more for this public image than any of his films.

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* Silent movie comedian [[Creator/FattyArbuckle Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle]]'s legacy has been tainted by his involvement in a party/orgy where a young girl named Virginia Rappe died, with the tabloid press [[IfItBleedsItLeads accusing him of having raped said girl to death.]] death]]. Even though there was never solid evidence to support this and his name was eventually cleared, the affair destroyed his career and public image. He was given the chance for a comeback, [[AuthorExistenceFailure but died the day after signing a new deal]]. Nowadays, ''if'' he is remembered at all, it is more for this public image than any of his films.



* While Creator/JaneFonda has had a respectable film career, many people, still remember her for her photo-op in North Vietnam in protest of the war, as well as her press conference at the Hanoi Hilton, in which she called American [=POW's=] "opportunistic liars" when they described the [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]] they were put through in the Vietnamese prison camps. To this day, many supporters of the U.S. military consider her a traitor.

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* While Creator/JaneFonda has had a respectable film career, many people, still remember her for her photo-op in North Vietnam in protest of the war, as well as her press conference at the Hanoi Hilton, in which she called American [=POW's=] "opportunistic liars" when they described the [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]] they were put through in the Vietnamese prison camps. To this day, many supporters of the U.S. military consider her a traitor. Not helping matters was the feud she had with singer Joan Baez over Baez's criticisms of communist Vietnam's human rights abuses.



* Creator/ScarlettJohansson has attracted quite a bit of criticism for her willingness to play characters and even real people who are of different races and even gender identities than herself (one example being playing Major Motoko Kusanagi in ''Film/{{Ghost in the Shell|2017}}''), leading to accusations of her taking away jobs from actors who actually fit the roles and have a much harder time finding work. Some thought this tendency would stop when she stepped away from playing the real-life trans man[[note]]likely what he'd be called today, though the term didn't exist at the time[[/note]] Dante "Tex" Gill, but then made a statement in 2019 saying that she should be allowed to play "any person, or any tree, or any animal" she wants. She quickly accused the quote of being taken out of context for clickbait, which just raised questions about what an appropriate context could be. That was then followed by her defending Woody Allen even after resurfaced allegations of abuse towards his adopted daughter; many stated that her defense of Allen came as hypocritical and tone-deaf given her outspoken support of the [=#MeToo=] movement.

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* Creator/ScarlettJohansson has attracted quite a bit of criticism for her willingness to play characters and even real people who are of different races and even gender identities than herself (one example being playing Major Motoko Kusanagi in ''Film/{{Ghost in the Shell|2017}}''), leading to accusations of her taking away jobs from actors who actually fit the roles and have a much harder time finding work. Some thought this tendency would stop when she stepped away from playing the real-life trans man[[note]]likely what he'd be called today, though the term didn't exist at the time[[/note]] Dante "Tex" Gill, but then made a statement in 2019 saying that she should be allowed to play "any person, or any tree, or any animal" she wants. She quickly accused the quote of being taken out of context for clickbait, which just raised questions about what an appropriate context could be. That was then followed by her defending Woody Allen even after resurfaced allegations of abuse towards his adopted daughter; daughter Dylan Farrow; many stated that her defense of Allen came as hypocritical and tone-deaf given her outspoken support of the [=#MeToo=] movement.



* While Creator/StanleyKubrick is still widely praised among cinephiles and film historians as one of the greatest and most innovative directors in the history of western cinema, he's also just as well known for his manipulative ControlFreak tendencies that escalated to the point of being emotionally abusive towards some of his actors. His treatment of Creator/ShelleyDuvall on the set of ''Film/TheShining'' is a particular subject of attention for the fact that he actually caused her to suffer a nervous breakdown on-set that resulted in lasting mental illness and ultimately led to her retiring from acting in 2002, just three years after Kubrick's passing, with Kubrick never expressing regret over his actions to the day he died. Consequently, it's incredibly difficult to discuss the man or his works in any context without bringing up his highly vitriolic behavior as a director and how badly it affected the people who worked with him.
* ''Series/FullHouse'' co-star and former Hallmark Channel regular Lori Loughlin has had her reputation tainted by being one of the many people accused of using their wealth and fame to bribe prestigious colleges to accept their children despite their low SAT scores, in one of the biggest college admission scandals. Hallmark subsequently terminated their contract with her, plus Loughlin and her husband/collaborator, Mossimo Gianulli, might face jail time. This is especially shocking considering Loughlin was previously identified with playing the sweet, loveable Aunt Becky. Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade Gianulli also found herself thrust into being the public face of all the recipients of the scam, due to her highly popular beauty tip vlogs, in which she had earlier stated that she didn't even take her classes seriously at all. She and her sister quickly dropped out of the University of Southern California without even waiting for a decision on whether they could stay, and she is now estranged from her parents in the wake of the permanent damage to her reputation.

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* While Creator/StanleyKubrick is still widely praised among cinephiles and film historians as one of the greatest and most innovative directors in the history of western American cinema, he's also just as well known for his manipulative ControlFreak tendencies that escalated to the point of being emotionally abusive towards some of his actors. His treatment of Creator/ShelleyDuvall on the set of ''Film/TheShining'' is a particular subject of attention for the fact that he actually caused her to suffer a nervous breakdown on-set that resulted in lasting mental illness and ultimately led to her retiring from acting in 2002, just three years after Kubrick's passing, with Kubrick never expressing regret over his actions to the day he died. Consequently, it's incredibly difficult to discuss the man or his works in any context without bringing up his highly vitriolic behavior as a director and how badly it affected the people who worked with him.
* ''Series/FullHouse'' co-star and former Hallmark Channel regular Lori Loughlin has had her reputation tainted by being one of the many people accused of using their wealth and fame to bribe prestigious colleges to accept their children despite their low SAT scores, in one of the biggest college admission scandals. Hallmark subsequently terminated their contract with her, plus Loughlin and her husband/collaborator, Mossimo Gianulli, might face jail time. This is especially shocking considering Loughlin was previously identified with playing the sweet, loveable Aunt Becky. Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade Gianulli also found herself thrust into being the public face of all the recipients of the scam, due to her highly popular beauty tip vlogs, in which she had earlier stated that she didn't even take her classes seriously at all. She and her sister quickly dropped out of the University of Southern California without even waiting for a decision on whether they could stay, and she is now estranged from her parents in the wake of the permanent damage done to her reputation.



* Creator/CharlieSheen's legal troubles have greatly overshadowed his acting, to the point where he became a punchline. Drug abuse, DomesticAbuse allegations, sex addiction, hookers, a public meltdown that led to him getting fired from ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'' and being both an anti-vaxxer and a 9/11 truther.
* Director Creator/BryanSinger has long been trailed by accusations of rape and sexual abuse towards underage boys throughout his career despite being attached to lucrative successes like the ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'', ''Film/TheUsualSuspects'' and ''Film/BohemianRhapsody''. His career would begin to truly stall and become overshadowed by his personal failings in the New Tens when his accusers sued him and he attempted to bury them, which only drew attention to it. The final straw would come towards the end of the decade when he was fired from ''Bohemian Rhapsody'' for hostile and unprofessional behavior despite retaining credit. An explosive article detailing old and new accusations against Singer was released in the wake of the filmís success and awards season tour, which also revealed Singerís unprofessional habits had been around for his entire career. This caused Singerís reputation to become radioactive and resulted in Millennium Films (itself no stranger to controversy) to can a ''ComicBook/RedSonja'' film with Singer attached after intense scrutiny.

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* Creator/CharlieSheen's bizarre behavior and legal troubles have greatly overshadowed his acting, to the point where he became a punchline. Drug abuse, DomesticAbuse allegations, sex addiction, hookers, a public meltdown that led to him getting fired from ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'' and being both an anti-vaxxer and a 9/11 truther.
* Director Creator/BryanSinger has long been trailed by accusations of rape and sexual abuse towards underage boys throughout his career despite being attached to lucrative successes like the ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'', ''Film/TheUsualSuspects'' and ''Film/BohemianRhapsody''. His career would begin to truly stall and become overshadowed by his personal failings in the New Tens when his accusers sued him and he attempted to bury them, which only drew attention to it. The final straw would come towards the end of the decade when he was fired from ''Bohemian Rhapsody'' for hostile and unprofessional behavior despite retaining credit. An explosive article detailing old and new accusations against Singer was released in the wake of the filmís success and awards season tour, which also revealed Singerís unprofessional habits had been around for his entire career. This caused Singerís reputation to become radioactive and resulted in Millennium Films (itself no stranger to controversy) to can cancel a planned ''ComicBook/RedSonja'' film with Singer attached after intense scrutiny.



* Jim Sturgess is a difficult actor to discuss without mentioning his taking on, and loudly defending his decision to take on, not one but two roles deemed extremely offensive by the Asian community, specifically ''Film/TwentyOne'', where he plays a [[VeryLooselyBasedONATrueStory heavily fictionalized version of]] [[RaceLift a person who was Asian in real life]], and ''Film/CloudAtlas'', where his character appears in {{Yellowface}}.

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* Jim Sturgess is a difficult actor to discuss without mentioning his taking on, and loudly defending his decision to take on, not one but two roles deemed extremely offensive by the Asian community, specifically ''Film/TwentyOne'', where he plays a [[VeryLooselyBasedONATrueStory heavily fictionalized version of]] [[RaceLift a person who was Asian in real life]], and ''Film/CloudAtlas'', where his character appears in {{Yellowface}}.{{yellowface}}.



* Artist Edgar Degas was one of the founders of Impressionism. But among those who have heard of him, he is more well known for his outspoken anti-Semitism than his art; his involvement in the Dreyfus Affair is ''at least'' as well known as his ballet-themed paintings.
* Markus "Notch" Persson is less known for creating ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'' and founding Creator/{{Mojang}}, but more for making various volatile statements against feminism, gay pride, race relations, recognition of social privilege, and the transgender community on Twitter, which resulted in him being accused of sympathizing with the alt-right and ultimately led to him being [[UnPerson un-personed]] by Mojang, Microsoft, and the wider ''Minecraft'' community. The fact that the latter's rejection of Persson (by jokingly attributing the creation of ''Minecraft'' to, of all figures, Music/HatsuneMiku) became a widespread meme applied to other [=IPs=] with controversial creators only cemented the controversy's status as the defining element of his reputation.

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* Artist Edgar Degas was one of the founders of Impressionism. But among those who have heard of him, he is more well known for his outspoken anti-Semitism than his art; his involvement in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreyfus_affair Dreyfus Affair Affair]] is ''at least'' as well known as his ballet-themed paintings.
* Markus "Notch" Persson is less known for creating ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'' and founding Creator/{{Mojang}}, but more for making various volatile statements against regarding feminism, gay pride, race relations, recognition of social privilege, and the transgender community on Twitter, which resulted in him being accused of sympathizing with the alt-right and ultimately led to him being [[UnPerson un-personed]] by Mojang, Microsoft, and the wider ''Minecraft'' community. The fact that the latter's rejection of Persson (by jokingly attributing the creation of ''Minecraft'' to, of all figures, Music/HatsuneMiku) became a widespread meme applied to other [=IPs=] with controversial creators only cemented the controversy's status as the defining element of his reputation.


* ''The Daily Mail'' is known for its controversial viewpoints, but more so for its ridiculously sensationalist {{moral guardian|s}} behavior. This has contributed to Wikipedia's ban on using it as a legitimate source. And going back way further, quite a few people will never let anyone forget that the paper acted as a mouthpiece for the British Union of Fascists in the 1930s, most infamously with the banner headline [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/80/Rothermere_-_Hurrah_for_the_Blackshirts.jpg "Hurrah for the Blackshirts!"]], openly advocated an alliance with UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler against the communists before UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and dismissed reports of mistreatment of German Jews [[https://tompride.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/german-jews-pouring-into-this-country.jpg as exaggerations]], further calling Jews seeking refuge in Britain nothing more than economic migrants taking advantage of Britain's lax generosity, all which led to the common nickname "The Daily Heil".
* ''The Sun'', much like ''The Daily Mail'', has also become known for running sensationalist and false headlines after its purchase by Rupert Murdoch. Most infamously, their coverage of the Hillsborough football stadium disaster falsely accused Liverpool FC fans of pickpocketing victims and attacking emergency services. Since then, many stores in Liverpool outright refuse to sell the paper.

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* ''The Daily The ''Daily Mail'' is known for its controversial viewpoints, but more so for its ridiculously sensationalist {{moral guardian|s}} behavior. This has contributed to Wikipedia's ban [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reliable_sources/Noticeboard/Archive_220#Daily_Mail_RfC ban]] on using it as a legitimate source. And going back way further, quite a few people will never let anyone forget that the paper acted as a mouthpiece for the British Union of Fascists in the 1930s, most infamously with the banner headline [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/80/Rothermere_-_Hurrah_for_the_Blackshirts.jpg "Hurrah for the Blackshirts!"]], openly advocated an alliance with UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler against the communists before UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and dismissed reports of mistreatment of German Jews [[https://tompride.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/german-jews-pouring-into-this-country.jpg as exaggerations]], further calling Jews seeking refuge in Britain nothing more than economic migrants taking advantage of Britain's lax generosity, all which led to the common nickname "The Daily Heil".
* ''The Sun'', much like ''The Daily the ''Daily Mail'', has also become known for running sensationalist and false headlines after its purchase by Rupert Murdoch. Most infamously, their coverage of the Hillsborough football stadium disaster falsely accused Liverpool FC fans of pickpocketing victims and attacking emergency services. Since then, many stores in Liverpool outright refuse to sell the paper.


** In June 2018, Hartman launched a Kickstarter titled "OAXIS Entertainment", which he initially stated was to start his own family based entertainment service. Many fans doubted this would be successful, but in July of that year, a leaked video seemed to show that he was actually selling OAXIS Entertainment as a network to convert children into Christianity. Once this was made public, Hartman was the subject of severe backlash, and was painted as a liar and manipulator in the eyes of many longtime fans, with even Christians and non-religious people were angry with him. The possible nadir of his staunch Christian beliefs was an event he attended, hosted by his wife, [[https://twitter.com/pieguyrulz/status/1271206664843284480 promoting the ideas]] that Christian prayer can cure diseases, including Autism as a curable disease. His close friendship with controversial televangelist Andrew Wommack didn't help matters, either.

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** In June 2018, Hartman launched a Kickstarter titled "OAXIS Entertainment", which he initially stated was to start his own family based entertainment service. Many fans doubted this would be successful, but in July of that year, a leaked video seemed to show that he was actually selling OAXIS Entertainment as a network to convert children into Christianity. Once this was made public, Hartman was the subject of severe backlash, and was painted as a liar and manipulator in the eyes of many longtime fans, with even Christians and non-religious people were angry with him.joining in the backlash. The possible nadir of his staunch Christian beliefs was an event he attended, hosted by his wife, [[https://twitter.com/pieguyrulz/status/1271206664843284480 promoting the ideas]] that Christian prayer can cure diseases, even including Autism autism as a curable disease.one of those diseases. His close friendship with controversial televangelist Andrew Wommack didn't help matters, either.

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* Boeing's reputation has taken a hit in recent years as their entire 737-MAX series jets had to be grounded for months worldwide due to two crashes killing 346 people. The problems have continued to accumulate for the company, as their 777 series has seen several jets be grounded and the 787 series having additional problems as well.

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** Chief Justice Roger Taney is remembered most for his decision in the Dred Scott v. Sanford case, in which he declared that blacks had no rights under the Constitution and Dred Scott was a slave. His decision in the case caused an associate justice to resign after intense criticism and bolstered the anti-slavery Republican Party, who won in the 1860 election against Taney's preferred candidate in John Breckenridge.


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** Amy Coney Barrett's nomination came about during the COVID-19 pandemic, and people were furious that the Republican led Senate viewed her confirmation as more important than getting COVID relief legislation passed. Her nomination seemed to galvanize people in turning out in record numbers in the 2020 election, resulting in Democrats retaking the White House and the Senate.

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** Giuliani's reputation continued taking hits. First, his scene in ''Film/BoratSubsequentMoviefilm'' (in which he is seen apparently reaching into his pants while in a hotel room with a young woman) went viral. Next, he became one of the most prominent advocates for Donald Trump's accusation that the 2020 Presidential election had been stolen, leading to a notorious scene where he presented a press conference at the "Four Seasons Total Landscaping" parking lot after apparently trying and failing to book the Four Seasons hotel.

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