With his acquittal on child pornography charges, R. Kelly has avoided some serious jail time and closed one chapter in the volume of show-business bad-publicity scandals. Unfortunately, Kelly's woes are nothing new. Infidelity, drugs, murder, prison celebrities have very publicly been there, done that. Here are 50 who've all had to circle the wagons with lawyers and publicists and negotiate the slippery slope of public scandal.
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As the R. Kelly trial ends in the singer's acquittal, we're looking back at the biggest publicity flubs of the famous, including a wide range of accusations of behavior that shocked fans