Top Scandals 2011

Top Scandals 2011, Scandals could be found everywhere this year, including college football, the British media and on the presidential campaign trail. Read through to see the controversies that made headlines in 2011.

Penn State scandal, Sexual abuse accusations against a former assistant football coach at the Big Ten school brought a premature end to the career of its legendary head coach. Get the latest news on the case.
Herman Cain harassment allegations, Amid sexual harassment allegations from several women, and another woman claiming a 13-year affair with the Republican presidential nominee contender, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO dropped out of the race, herman cain + ginger white, herman cain suspends campaign,
Justin Bieber paternity suit, The “Mistletoe” singer vehemently denied claims by a 20-year-old woman that he was the father of her baby. justin bieber paternity suit dropped,
Anthony Weiner Twitter photos, The married New York representative claimed his account was hacked before ultimately admitting to having sent lewd photos and messages to women, then stepping down from office. anthony weiner + several women, anthony weiner resigns,
Chris Brown Good Morning America, The “Run It!” singer apparently took issue with the questions “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts asked about his ex-girlfriend Rihanna, and got violent with a studio window.
Charlie Sheen meltdown, The TV star began the year with a trip to the emergency room, gave a series of bizarre interviews with and without his “goddesses,” and saw his popular “Two and a Half Men” character killed off. charlie sheen emergency room, charlie sheen goddesses, charlie harper hit by train,
Solyndra bankruptcy, The California solar panel company came under fire when it filed for bankruptcy after receiving a multimillion-dollar federal loan. Get the latest news on the case. solyndra $535 million,
Dominique Strauss-Kahn rape charges, The former head of the International Monetary Fund was accused of rape by a New York hotel maid, and a French journalist said he attempted to rape her in 2002.
Hank Williams Jr. fired, The longtime “Monday Night Football” theme song performer found himself without a job after he made an analogy to a hated dictator while discussing President Obama
Phone hacking scandal, The media scandal that has rocked Britain has entangled a movie star, the royal family,the family of a murdered child and a pie-in-the-face attack. hugh grant phone hacking scandal, prince charles + phone hacking scandal, Milly Dowler phone hacking scandal
Operation Fast and Furious, Sen. Chuck Grassley began investigating the “gunwalking” practices of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after being contacted by whistleblowers. The head of the ATF later stepped down. Get the latest news on the case. kenneth melson reassigned, operation fast and furious,
Sam Hurd arrested, The now-former Chicago Bears wide receiver was accused of making a high-dollar drug deal with an undercover agent. Get the latest news on the case. sam hurd $25,000 kilogram cocaine + $450 pound marijuana,
Rod Blagojevich sentenced, The former Illinois governor was convicted on corruption charges and received a hefty prison sentence. rod blagojevich guilty verdict, rod blagojevich tried to sell obama senate seat
Arnold Schwarzenegger love child, The movie star and former California governor shocked everyone – including his now ex-wife – when he revealed he had fathered a child with the family housekeeper 10 years earlier.
Celebrity photo hackings, An FBI crackdown ensnared a Florida man accused of hacking into dozens of celebrities’ email accounts and leaking intimate photos of Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis. scarlett johansson "Somebody stole my nudie photos",
Tracy Morgan anti-gay rant, The “30 Rock” star stirred up controversy with an anti-gay rant during a stand-up act but later apologized. tracy morgan stab my gay son, tina fey not a hateful man and is generally much too sleepy and self-centered to ever hurt another person,
Silvio Berlusconi resigns, The three-term Italian prime minister resigned amid his country’s financial crisis and is facing trials on corruption and underage sex charges. italy financial crisis 2011, silvio berlusconi trials,
Lindsay Lohan, The “Mean Girls” actress’s troubles continued with theft accusations, jail stints and missed interviews, while her next career move left some shaking their heads. lindsay lohan jewelry theft, lindsay lohan necklace jail, lindsay lohan misses ellen,
John Ensign resigns, The Republican senator resigned amid an ethics investigation connected to his affair with a former staffer. john ensign ethics investigation, cindy hampton affair, john ensign parents gave $96,000,
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