Celebrities often teach us a lot of things via their reel life, but do you have any idea about their real life? We would like to think that celebrities are cut from a different cloth, but they are just like rest of the human beings on this planet. We all might have a crush on one or more of these dazzling divas and handsome hunks. Drug abusing, domestic violence, alcoholism and casual sex are listed as some common vices of these famous, wealthy and not-so admirable celebrities. Even the most high-profiled names hold some troubled family pasts and other such secrets from the general public.
Sneak a peek the list of 6 celebrities with dark family pasts –
1. Charlize Theron
Charlize often mentioned in interviews that her father was killed in a car accident. But in reality, she witnessed her father’s murder. Her mother shot him in order to protect herself and her daughter. This murder happened in self-defense, so no action was taken against her mother.
2. Teri Hatcher
Teri finally decided to speak about her molestation publicly. She mentioned an ‘uncle’ who raped her for several years. . She had enough when she found out that the same uncle has raped a 14-year-old girl. The innocent girl committed suicide. Teri went to the cops and helped them in putting her uncle in jail. Now, she is inspiring other women to come forward about sexual abuse.
3. Kevin Spacey
Kevin, the countless Oscar winning actor, is actually the son of a Nazi father. This statement was given by his eldest brother Randall Fowler. His father was a member of the American Nazi Party. His father was so involved in Nazi Party that he used to trim his moustache to resemble Adolf Hitler’s facial hair. Not only this, Randall claimed that Kevin and he went through physical, emotional and sexual abuse by his father.
4. Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson grew up in the same house with a sister. His so-called sister, June Nicholson, was actually his birth mother. He didn’t know of this family secret until he turned 37. A news reporter accidentally revealed the news to Jack that the woman he thought was his mother was actually his grandmother. Jack was quite shocked, so he went to his family for clarification. The statement of reporter was true.
5. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah is one of the most famous Hollywood stars with a troubled past. She was born to teenage parents, who separated and moved away to work. She was raped by male relatives at the age of nine. She lived her pre-teen life in company of drugs, sex and alcohol. She even had given birth to a preemie at the age of fourteen. Her name is listed at the top of most influential and richest woman in the world today.
6. Kathy Griffin
Kathy, a well-known American actress and comedian, claimed that her brother was ‘sexually inappropriate’ with her as a young girl. She told the media that she used to call him a ‘wife beater’. She was ‘afraid of him until the moment he died’ because of his violent and abusive nature. His brother was a drug addict and she has to deal with his mood swings.