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Our readers pick celebrities' most scandalous moments

See what they thought of Lindsay Lohan, Madonna, Tom Cruise, Britney Spears, and Michael Jackson

What is Madonna’s most scandalous moment ever?

44%
Simulates masturbation on stage during 1990’s Blond Ambition world tour
18%
Releases her Sex book on Oct. 21, 1992
15%
Files adoption papers for a Malawian boy named David Banda in October 2006; public controversy over perceived special treatment for the star erupts
14%
Confessions Tour sparks controversy in 2006 for using religious symbols such as a crucifix and a crown of thorns
9%
Music video for 1990’s ”Justify My Love” deemed too sexually explicit for MTV

What is Lindsay Lohan’s most scandalous moment ever?

73%
Arrested for alleged DUI and cocaine possession on July 24, 2007
12%
Enters rehab for a second time this year after being photographed passed out in the passenger seat of an SUV in May 2007 8%
Provocative knifeplay photos featuring Vanessa Minnillo hit the Internet in June 2007
6%
Scolded by Georgia Rule producer in very public letter for lack of professionalism in 2006
1%
Admits to past drug use and bulimia (in Vanity Fair) in 2006

What is Tom Cruise’s most scandalous moment ever?

57%
Criticizes friend Brooke Shields for advocating antidepressants for postpartum depression; takes on Matt Lauer in a Today show interview
32%
Jumps on Oprah’s couch to proclaim his love for his new lady, Katie Holmes
5%
14-year production pact with Paramount Pictures is not renewed
4%
Holmes gives birth to a baby girl named Suri on April 18, 2006, but the baby remains unseen for five months
2%
Dumps longtime publicist Pat Kingsley in March 2004 and hires fellow-Scientologist sister as her replacement

What is Britney Spears’ most scandalous moment ever?

41%
Takes an electric razor and shaves her head in a Tarzana, Calif., hair salon in February 2007
31%
Flashes her bare crotch while partying with Paris Hilton in Los Angeles in 2006
15%
Photographed driving with her infant son Sean Preston on her lap in 2006
8%
Almost drops baby while walking in New York City in 2006
5%
Smashes a paparazzo’s car with an umbrella in February 2007

What is Michael Jackson’s most scandalous moment ever?

5%
Smashes a paparazzo’s car with an umbrella in February 2007
32%
Accused of child sexual abuse in September 1993 (settles out of court the following year)
25%
A teenage accuser testifying in court in 2005 claims the King of Pop plied him with “Jesus juice” (wine in a soda can); a jury acquits him of all charges
3%
Weds Lisa Marie Presley in 1994
1%
Cancels the rest of his 1993 Dangerous tour after admitting to an addiction to painkillers