Celebrities are people too, and as far as people go, we all make mistakes. It’s just that sometimes; celebrities have ways to get away with it even if it’s actually killing someone. Here are some famous celebrities who have blood on their hands:
You may know him in his role as the troublesome Ferris Bueller in the hit 80’s movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. He may not be as much of a troublemaker like his famous character but Matthew did get into a huge trouble that killed some people. On August 5th 1987, Matthew was driving with his co-star Jennifer Grey on a country road in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. His car veered into the wrong lane and collided with an oncoming car. The woman who was driving the car and her elderly mother died instantly. It was determined that the actor wasn’t drunk at the time of the accident, and he was charged with causing death by dangerous driving. However, he was eventually convicted only of careless driving, with a $175 fine.
The iconic drummer of the rock band The Who is known for his violent and aggressive behavior on stage and even in real life. However, the accident he got himself involved in is not actually a product of his behavior but instead, ruled out as an accident. While trying to get away from a bunch of rowdy fans, Keith Moon accidentally ran over his body guard, Neil Boland outside a pub in Hatfield, England. He wasn’t charged with anything.
Any fan of punk music knows who Sid Vicious is err was… and not just because he’s the iconic bassist of the father band of punk, The Sex Pistols, but because of his involvement in one of the most controversial murders in the history of music. After a heroin filled night, Sid and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen was staying in their room at the hotel Chelsea in New York City. Sid woke up to find his girlfriend sprawled on the bathroom floor, covered in her own blood. She was stabbed to death. He was arrested and convicted for the murder of Nancy Spungen but he claims he did not do it despite the evidence. Then he changed his story and admitted that he did not mean to kill her and then claimed, he did not remember what happened. Months later after being released on bail, Sid Vicious overdosed on heroin. It was not clear whether or not he committed suicide but they have found a note in his pants pocket asking to be buried beside his Nancy.
Football star O.J. Simpson was recently divorced from his wife Nicole Brown when one of the most controversial murder of all time happened. On the night of June 12, 1994, Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman was found stabbed to death outside her home in Los Angeles. Simpson was arrested and was put to a very publicized trial that the entire world eagerly watched. Despite the evidence pointing to Simpson, he was not found guilty of homicide. However, in a civil trial held in 1997, he was deemed to be liable for the two deaths and had to pay a fine of$12.5 Million to each of the victims’ families.