#8 Brad Pitt
When news about Brad Pitt’s divorce from Angelina Jolie first broke, people assumed Pitt had an affair with a co-star. Then the word leaked that Pitt was accused of child abuse after he drunkenly roughed up the couple’s children on a flight. Pitt is being investigated by the police.
#7 Bill Cosby
In 2015, allegations that Bill Cosby raped and drugged women finally caught up with him. Although some of the people who allege rape and abuse are beyond the statute of limitations, he is being prosecuted for his most recent crimes. Cosby is also accused of raping girls who were minors at the time.
#6 Adrian Peterson
Football star Adrian Peterson was indicted for child abuse after violently abusing his four-year old son. Photographs showed “visible swelling, marks and cuts” on the child’s ankles, limbs, back, buttocks and genitals. Peterson beat his son with a switch.
#5 Woody Allen
When Mia Farrow and Woody Allen separated in 1993, they battled for custody of their three children. A doctor reported that Allen sexually molested their daughter Dylan. State attorneys declined to prosecute. In 2015, an adult Dylan began speaking out about the abuse suffered at the hands of her father.
#4 Michael Jackson
Rumors that Michael Jackson was a pedophile haunted him for years. In 1993, he was accused of sexually abusing 13-year-old Jordan Chandler. Although he eventually stood trial on four counts of molesting a minor, four counts of intoxicating a minor in order to molest him, one count of attempted child molestation and one count of conspiring to hold the boy and his family captive at Neverland Ranch, a jury found the King of Pop not guilty.
#3 R Kelly
R Kelly has been accused of abusing girls for decades. Despite a video clearly depicting Kelly engaged in sex acts with a young girl, Kelly was found not guilty. A jury agreed it was Kelly on the tape, but they believed the girl in the video may not have been the alleged victim. In 20018 he was acquitted of 14 counts of child pornography. Kelly has been seen on video urinating on girls.
#2 Hector “Macho” Camacho
In 2011, Boxing Champion Hector Camacho was arrested for child abuse after beating up his teenage son. Camacho had previously been accused of abusing several women whom he was involved with.
#1 Anthony Weiner
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner has repeatedly been caught with his pants down by sexting with women who are not his wife. However, when he sent a dirty picture to a woman while his son was on the bed with him, it prompted an investigation by child services.