The 9 Biggest Scandals of the 90’s [PHOTOS]

9. Hugh Grant Arrested With a Prostitute
9. Hugh Grant Arrested With a Prostitute
Actor Hugh Grant was arrested for misdemeanor lewd misconduct in a public place after police found him with prostitute Divine Brown. He pleaded no contest and was fined $1,180, given two years probation, and ordered to complete an AIDS education program.
8. Pam Anderson & Tommy Lee Sex Tape
8. Pam Anderson & Tommy Lee Sex Tape
Pamela Anderson and Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee made a sex tape while on their honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico in February 1995. This started the whole "celebrity sex tape" craze. Uncommon at the time, but is now a regular occurrence.
8. Pam Anderson & Tommy Lee Sex Tape
8. Pam Anderson & Tommy Lee Sex Tape
Pamela Anderson and Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee made a sex tape while on their honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico in February 1995. This started the whole "celebrity sex tape" craze. Uncommon at the time, but is now a regular occurrence.
7. The Trial of Lorena Bobbitt
7. The Trial of Lorena Bobbitt
Lorena Bobbitt was fed up with her husband John, so much so that she took matters into her own hands, albeit in a completely unorthodox manner. She severed her husband's private part and threw it into a field after years of spousal abuse. She was found not guilty by a jury on the grounds of insanity. This trial was one of the first to really shed light on the issue of spousal rape and domestic abuse.
6. Heidi Fleiss, the Hollywood Madam
6. Heidi Fleiss, the Hollywood Madam
Heidi Fleiss was running a lucrative prostitution ring in Hollywood, serving many of its lucrative stars when she was arrested for pandering, among other charges. The federal government stepped in and found her guilty of tax evasion, sentencing Fleiss to 7 years in prison. She served 2 months at a halfway house and was released after 3 years. When asked by a reporter who some of her famous clients were she replied, "It's not my style."
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5. Tonya Harding vs. Nancy Kerrigan
Tonya Harding conspired with her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly and her bodyguard Shawn Eckhardt by hiring Shane Stant to break fellow figure skater Nancy Kerrigan's leg during the run up to the 1994 Winter Olympics.
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4. The Royal Divorce
4. The Royal Divorce
You thought the Royal Wedding between Kate Middleton and Prince William was big? The Royal Divorce between Prince Charles and Princess Diana was 10x the magnitude.
3. The murder of JonBenet Ramsey
3. The murder of JonBenet Ramsey
Child model and actress JonBenet Ramsey was found murdered in her parents home in Boulder, Colorado in 1996. The parents were the prime suspects but were then exonerated. The case was re-opened in 2010.
2. Bill Clinton has an affair with Monica Lewinsky
2. Bill Clinton has an affair with Monica Lewinsky
"I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Ms. Lewinsky" became part of the American lexicon and was the subject of late night punchlines for years when President Clinton was caught in the midst of a sex scandal in the White House.
1. O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
1. O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
"If the glove don't fit, you must acquit." OJ Simpson was found not guilty in the murders of Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson in what was dubbed "The Trial Of The Century."
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