Thanks to social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, celebrities have become more accessible in recent years. But each social medium is usually used as an extension of public relations rather than an open book to the entertainer’s most intimate and sometimes image-tainting moments. But, alas, the Internet—and the majority of the celebrity-enthralled people who frequent it—have no chill.
These days, all it takes is a Worldstar-motivated camera phone owner with access to the Internet, a reality show clip or a paid paparazzo to expose your favorite artist for doing something that happens to most of us regular folk on a regular basis. Call it the price of fame. Here are 10 instances where artists’ intentions of keeping a cool image were trumped by the universe’s efforts to put their egos on chill, and give us all a good laugh.
Written by C. Vernon Coleman II