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If you’ve never heard of the reality TV show American Idol, then you must have been hiding inside some sort of bomb shelter since the year 2000. When the show first aired in 2002, its rise to fame was so instant, and so intense, that it had an entire country riveted to their television screens waiting to vote for an everyday, ordinary person with incredible vocals to instantaneously rise to fame through the power of texting, and their singing skills too, of course. There have been 15 winners that have graced the stage of this favorite singing contest, but more than a few have seemingly slipped between the cracks since.

Take a look at these 15 winners and find out, where are they now?

Kelly Clarkson, Season 1 Winner Source: https://craighillnet.files.wordpress.com

Kelly Clarkson will always go down in history as American Idol’s first ever winner, after she beat out runner up, Justin Guarini back in 2002. Although fans were incredibly invested in seeing the two of them together after the show was over, especially after they were made to star together in a movie called “From Justin to Kelly,” Kelly would eventually find her own fame as the years went on.

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Not all celebrities that we idolize and look up to are the model citizens that we expect them to be. Some of these amazing individuals who excel in various fields may be gifted athletes, actors or musicians but none of those gifts make them immune from making mistakes. The brightest of stars can fall from the sky too, and when they do, the craters of intrigue that they create go much deeper than others.

Here are 30 Celebrities Who Found Themselves on the Wrong Side of the Law.

Oscar Pistorius Source: https://www.vanityfair.com

Paralympic Champion and first double-legged amputee to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics, Oscar Pistorius shocked the world when he was arrested on murder charges following a fatal shooting at his home in Pretoria, South Africa in 2013.
The track star, also known as The Blade Runner, shot and killed his fiancée, model Reeva Steenkamp, claiming that he mistook her for an intruder. He was initially convicted and sentenced to 5 years in prison for the lesser offense of culpable homicide, but on July of 2015, the Supreme Court of Appeals appealed the ruling, extending his sentence to 13 years and 5 months in prison.

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It was a hard-knock life for Belinda Whitaker from the very beginning. She had parents that loved her, true, but she also suffered from polio at a very young age. This incurable disease left her unable to walk. Kids often enjoyed a big portion of their childhood playing outdoors, running around with bare feet as they climbed trees and played hide-and-seek. While Belinda wanted to do all that, she just couldn’t, of course. Still, she made do with what she had.

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Belinda was born with a fully functioning body. But before she reached the age of five, she contracted polio. The disease causes paralysis, which was why she was unable to walk even at a tender age. There was no cure for it and the best solution was a wheelchair. Belinda was stick with the contraption for the rest of her life.

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Although being a celebrity certainly comes with a slew of benefits, they are still human, and therefore must conform to the law just like the rest of us regular folk. So when celebrities happen to fall on the wrong side of the justice system, they also need to be accountable for their actions. And unfortunately at times, those actions are horrific ones that have resulted in the death of another human being.

Here are 30 celebrities who have actually killed someone in real life.

Brandy Norwood Source: https://cdn.24.co.za

Probably one of the most publicized murders done by a celebrity, in 2009, R&B singer Brandy was thrust under the spotlight when she crashed into another person’s car while running at 100 miles per hour. The crash killed 38-year old Awatef Aboudihaj, and while she wasn’t charged for the murder, she did pay thousands in lawsuit settlements. She would even go on to say, “The whole experience did completely change my life, and I can say that I think I’m a better person from it.”

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One of the best things about taking a photo is when you look at the final product. And sometimes, what’s even better is that shock of surprise you get when you realize there’s something, or someone else in the picture that wasn’t supposed to be there in the first place. Whether it’s funny, creepy, gross or downtime crazy, finding a Photobomber in your photo is just downright fun!

Take a look at 30 of the best Photobombed photos there ever were.

The Creeper Source: https://runt-of-the-web.com/

Whether the dude staring eerily from the middle of this girl’s headrest is her boyfriend, her brother or some formidable stranger that happened to get inside her car, this chick needs to run. And by run, we mean get as far away from this ‘I-am-totally-psycho’ looking guy as soon as possible.

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The world is full of an unimaginable number of toys and some of these children’s items have prices that range from affordable to downright insane. Some of these toys would literally break the bank, making us wish we had kept some of our own vintage favorites in the hopes that we too, could sell them on eBay one day. Join us as we countdown the list of the most expensive toys that were ever made.

See if you even come close to which one sits in the number one spot.

Mario Kart 64, $750 Source: http://ghk.h-cdn.co/

Mario Kart 64 made an incredible splash when it first came out on the market back in 1992. At the time, it was the most advanced game on the market and everyone wanted a piece of it. This particular cartridge, if in mint condition, is sold at a hefty price of $750, but sadly, you can’t play it if you want it to keep its value.

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The evolution of children’s toys has changed so much over the last century that sometimes it’s hard to keep up. And for most toy companies, they do whatever they can to remain relevant, no matter how bizarre some of their creations end up becoming. Sometimes though, these manufacturers take things too far, and move from what could be considered as just plain weird to downright controversial.

Take a look at 41 of the most peculiar toys ever made, and why you can’t blame parents for not wanting them anywhere near their kids.

1. Erwin, The Surgery Doll Source: Screenshot from https://list25.com
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The evolution of children’s toys has changed so much over the last century that sometimes it’s hard to keep up. And for most toy companies, they do whatever they can to remain relevant, no matter how bizarre some of their creations end up becoming. Sometimes though, these manufacturers take things too far, and move from what could be considered as just plain weird to downright controversial.

Take a look at 41 of the most peculiar toys ever made, and why you can’t blame parents for not wanting them anywhere near their kids.

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