Celebrities who have been convicted for heinous crimes like rape

When a person achieves celebrity status, along with the fame comes moral responsibility. But there are some who have brought shame to their name and fame by indulging in shocking crimes like rape. Here are few such celebrities who have been involved in these types of heinous crimes

  1. Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson

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In July 1991, Tyson was arrested on the charges of rape of Desiree Washington in an Indianapolis hotel room. According to Ms Washington, Tyson called her and picked her up in his limo on the pretext of a party. In the car, he tried misbehaving and then took her to a hotel room and forced himself on her. She rushed out of the room and asked Tyson’s chauffeur to drop her. Tyson denied the charges and claimed that everything happened with mutual consent. However,because of his arrogant attitude, the testimony of his chauffeur and physician opinion, Tyson was arrested.

  1. Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski

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In the year 1988, Samantha Geimer charged Roman Polanski of sexual assault. The case went on for years. Finally, the settlement was done when Polanski agreed to pay a hefty sum to Samamtha. Geimer got the money after many years. Once she had the money she said she will use for her three children as her financial condition was not very sound.

  1. Shiney Ahuja

Shiney Ahuja

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He was doing well in Bollywood when one fine day the local media had the reports that he had raped his domestic help when no one was at home. Shiney was arrested on the charges of rape. However, Shiney’s wife defended him and said that he had been framed. She claimed that the domestic help was lying. However, based on circumstantial evidences he was convicted for rape.

  1. Clarke Gable

Clarke Gable

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There was always a lot of speculation about the father of Loretta Young’s child. Posthumously a shocking revelation has come from her family. They claim that legend Clarke Gable was the father of Loretta’s child. The shocking part is that they claim that the child was an outcome of rape. It seems that Loretta had confided in her family that she was a victim of date rape.

  1. Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby

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He was charged with several women of raping them. He was accused of drugging his victim. Later Bill Cosby accepted that he had indeed dragged those women with whom he wanted to have physical intimacy.

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