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2012 was full of celebrity sex scandals.
From casual hookups to cheating, sex tapes and denials, the public was intrigued by every dirty detail.
In this list of the top 10 Celebrity Sex Scandals of 2012, there is no shortage of gossip to go around.
Let’s hope these celebrities make better choices in the coming year.
10. Minka Kelly
According to Fox News, rumors surfaced this summer of Kelly being in a 1998 sex tape with one of her ex boyfriends. Even though it was being shopped around, there was no evidence of the tape being shared widespread to the public.
9. Chris Brown and Rihanna
Hasn’t Rihanna learned? First she sent partially nude pictures of herself. Then, despite Brown’s prior abuse of her, she posted pictures on Twitter of them both embracing.
8. Joe Simpson
Jessica and Ashlee Simpson’s dad divorced his wife Tina and highlighted his hair. Rumors surfaced that he had a fling in New York with a gay male escort. The escort says he wants Simpson to come out, but Simpson has done no such thing.
7. Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr
Aldean, who is married, was caught locking lips with Kerr this year. He made a public apology saying it was not only a tough situation but also an unfortunate thing to have happened. He thanked everyone who stood by and supported him despite his mistake.
6. Fred Willard
Willard was arrested for lewd behavior in an adult movie theater in Hollywood. As a result, PBS fired him from narrating an upcoming series called Market Warriors.
5. Hulk Hogan
A tape was leaked of Hogan with his friend Bubba the Love Sponge’s wife, Heather Clem. He filed a $100 million lawsuit against the websites that had shared clips from the tape.
4. Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders
Stewart upset a lot of Twilight fans when she was photographed secretly meeting with her Snow White and the Huntsman director, Rupert Sanders. Sanders, who is married and has two children, is said to be in therapy now. Robert Pattinson has forgiven Stewart and decided to put the incident behind them.
3. John Travolta
John Travolta just can’t get a break. He is currently being sued by a pilot who claimed to be in a gay relationship with him. The pilot said he never signed a confidentiality agreement to remain silent. Last year, a staff member from the Peninsula Hotel said Travolta was reportedly banned from there because of allegations of misconduct with male spa employees.
2. Kevin Clash/Elmo
And he’s on a children’s network! Clash, who voiced Sesame Street’s Elmo, resigned after allegations came out of him having sexual relations with an under aged boy. Since then, three more people have come forward accusing him of inappropriate rendezvous.
1.General David Patraeus
This scandal was one of the most highly publicized of the year. Former CIA director Patraeus resigned from his position shortly after it became known that he had an extramarital affair with All In biographer, Paula Broadwell.