4 Costly Sex Scandals


Nothing grabs a headline like a wealthy and successful celebrity falling prey to his or her own carnal desires and causing a scandal. Recent examples include Gen. David Petraeus and Kevin Clash. Not only do the key figures of these scandals endure public shaming, but they may also face costly divorces, prison sentences and a significant amount of lost revenue as a result of their scandalous actions. Here are some of the costliest sex scandals in recent memory.
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