Everybody loves a scandal, until they're in the middle of one.

While a typical John or Jane may not have to face trying moments in the public eye, celebrities get no such exemption, and frequently, they're forced to face down their demons while the cameras are rolling and the tabloids are watching. From Chris Brown's life-changing domestic violence case with Rihanna to Mel Gibson's anti-Semitic mud-slinging, actors, singers and celebs have proven that just one wrong move can often end an otherwise promising career.

Check out our gallery above to see which celebrities have weathered shattering scandals.

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