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100 Most Talked About Scandals of the Decade

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1. Tiger’s infidelity
> Year: 2010

Golfer Tiger Woods publicly apologized for his infidelity that led to his divorce from Elin Nordegren.

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2. Lohan rehab, jail
> Year: 2010

Actress Lindsay Lohan checked into rehab and served time in jail for violating probation.

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3. O’Donnell called witch
> Year: 2010

Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell of Delaware denied she was a witch, though she admitted dabbling in witchcraft.

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4. Breakup of Gores’ marriage
> Year: 2010

The 40-year marriage of Al and Tipper Gore broke up over rumors of infidelity.

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5. Gibson unhinged
> Year: 2010

Voicemail tapes catch Mel Gibson ranting about his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, the mother of his love child, as well as his dropping the N-word.

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6. Perry cleavage on Sesame Street
> Year: 2010

Katy Perry sang a version of her hit “Hot ‘n Cold” with Elmo on “Sesame Street” in a low-cut dress.

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7. Lady Gaga meat dress
> Year: 2010

Lady Gaga’s meat dress at the MTV Video Music Awards outraged animal rights activists.

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8. RNC bondage club tab
> Year: 2010

The Republican National Committee’s reputation suffered a hit when it was revealed in March that the committee reimbursed the expenses of a donor at the club Voyeur in West Hollywood.

9. Longoria, Parker break up
> Year: 2010

“Desperate Housewives” star Eva Longoria filed for divorce from San Antonio Spurs star guard Tony Parker.

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10. Lovato in rehab
> Year: 2010

Pop singer and former Disney Channel child star Demi Lovato left a world tour with the Jonas Brothers to check into rehab.