Even if the entertainment sector was still moving at a snail’s pace due to the epidemic in 2021, the drama produced by its top names didn’t even slightly slow down.
Following an investigation, the Golden Globes cast and organization disintegrated. The decision to replace the late Alex Trebek as host of “Jeopardy” was made poorly. Jussie Smollett, an actor on “Empire,” was found guilty in 2019 of fabricating details of an alleged homophobic and racial assault. The most recent Netflix special from comedian Dave Chappelle, “The Closer,” perhaps received more boos than laughs. Stars including Chrissy Teigen, Chris Harrison, and Dave Chappelle experienced the cancel culture.
After disclosing alarming information about her 13-year conservatorship, Britney Spears was finally granted her freedom. The greatest scandals to shake Hollywood in 2021 are listed here.
Allegations against Marilyn Manson
It has long been believed that Marilyn Manson’s repulsive and ethically questionable persona is merely an aspect of her work. However, in 2021, reports of Manson’s alleged abuse of prior lovers, including actress and ex-fiancée Evan Rachel Wood, began to circulate. His record label, agency, and management soon fired him.
These allegations were rejected by Manson as “horrible distortions of reality,” and his defense team has refuted the accusations leveled against him. This story could last for several years, given the numerous accusations and lawsuits.
Fatal shooting occurs on Rust
Alec Baldwin’s Western movie set experienced tragedy when a pretend gun he was holding fired a live round. Halyna Hutchins, a young cinematographer, was killed, and the director Joel Souza was hurt. Prior to the October 21 filming, conflicting accounts of the working environment surfaced, with some crew members alleging a hectic and hazardous set. Baldwin, who was also a producer, responded to those accusations.
The actor maintained he “didn’t pull the trigger” in an interview with ABC News in December, further raising questions about how such an occurrence could have happened. Baldwin doesn’t think he’s at fault despite being mentioned in two cases. The focus of the current inquiry has been on assistant director Dave Halls and young armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed, who handled all weapons and said the weapon was a “cold gun,” or safe to use, as he handed it to Baldwin.
Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson
Tristan Thompson, Khloe Kardashian’s long-distance partner, was implicated in numerous cheating allegations in 2021. the professional basketball player “several times” between late 2020 and mid-April 2021, according to Instagram model Sydney Chase, who made the accusation on a podcast in late April.
On the second segment of the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” reunion special, which was shot in April and aired on E! on June 20, the reality TV star, who shares daughter True with Tristan, even discussed regaining his trust.
Megan & Harry’s Oprah Interview
It’s like watching a real-life soap opera to follow news about the British royal family, and 2021 had one of the most exciting episodes yet. Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, announced in 2020 that they would leave the royal family and move partially to North America.
A CBS show featuring an interview between Harry, Meghan, and Oprah Winfrey was broadcast in March 2021. This in-depth conversation covered a variety of subjects, including racism, mental health, and their kids. Some people expressed support for Harry and Meghan after the interview, while others vehemently defended the royal family.