Just when you thought you knew all there was to know about your favorite celebrities, something totally new and shock-worthy pops up to make you question everything. These celebs certainly had a few secrets, some of which are harmless, while others made them shake in their boots at the thought of being discovered.
The amazing Puerto Rican actor, producer, musician, director, and activist is best known as the villain, Commodus in “Gladiator”. But as a child, his parents joined a cult in the 1970s known as the Children of God. But eventually his parents left the group after learning that the group encouraged intimate relationship with children.
The Swedish-born model who has a black belt in karate, and embodied the role of He-Man in the 80s flick “Masters of the Universe,” is more than just a stud. He possesses a genius level intellect and even had a promising sought-after academic career. Brains and brawn? Talk about the full package!
The star of the classic film “Giant” (1956) was forced to live a life of secrecy, and a marriage to Phyllis Gates to keep up appearances. The truth was that Hudson was gay, but at the time, it was considered a career ender to come out of the closet. He also contracted HIV, and died of AIDS in 1985.
The creator of hit shows such as “The Dating Game,” and “The Gong Show,” has claimed he worked as a secret spy for the U.S. government. However, the CIA denied all his claims. This is a case of “he said, they said” that’ll probably never be solved.
From an Olympic gold medalist, to the stepfather of the Kardashians, to the star of her own reality show “I Am Cait,” former athlete Bruce Jenner remained hidden in her male body until she came clean and turned her life around by undergoing her transition to Caitlyn, her true self.
The former NFL wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears took a major detour in life when he was accused of the selling and distribution of cocaine and marijuana. Hurd ended up being sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug trafficking, after an investigation was launched in 2011.
The amazingly revolutionary French fashion designer allegedly dated a Nazi officer named Hans Gunther von Dincklage during WWII. Some even deemed her to be anti-Semitic. But we’d prefer to focus on the more pleasant aroma of the oh-so popular Chanel perfumes.
From a heavy metal legend to a Born-Again Christian, Alice Cooper has proven that you can rock and also be a believer. The man behind the song, “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” proved that he could balance music and faith like the top hat he sometimes wore on stage.
As the granddaughter of American publishing guru William Randolph Hearst, Patty had everything going for her, money, notoriety, and so much more. But she proved to be the ultimate rebel after being kidnapped from her university dorm by the Symbionese Liberation Army. Two months later, she shocked the world when she pledged full allegiance to the cause.
We all know him as the tough guy from “The Fast and the Furious,” but there are two things he’s a total softy for. One was his late co-star and best friend, Paul Walker, and the other was his die-hard passion for Dungeons & Dragons. He’s also been known to play Magic: The Gathering. Who would’ve thought Vinnie was such an adorable geek at heart?