We’ve all done a few things we aren’t proud of in the midst of a heinous breakup. Who among us hasn’t done some Facebook stalking or left a ranting voicemail message on an ex’s phone after a few too many drinks? Breakups bring out the very worst in people, but that tendency seems to exist to an extreme degree in celebrities. Maybe it’s because being in the spotlight makes you a little crazy, or maybe you have to be a little crazy to want that lifestyle in the first place. Either way, it seems like their relationships’ ends come less with tears and more with potential jail time. Tiger Woods’ wife’s coming at him with a golf club (allegedly) is just the latest in a string of incidents in which seemingly normal celebrities have turned into downright psychotic exes. Getting Revenge On Your Ex: Is It Worth It?
After his relationship with Evan Rachel Wood ended, he came out with a single called, “Running to the Edge of the World,” along with a truly disturbing video. (Not that disturbing is anything new for him.) In the video, he beats and kills a woman who looks a great deal like Ms. Wood. Makes you feel better about that angry text you sent your ex a while back, doesn’t it?
Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes
Before her untimely death in 2002, Left Eye had a tumultuous relationship with Andre Rison, a football player for the Atlanta Falcons. After one fight in 1994, she supposedly put a bunch of stuffed animals in his bathtub and set them on fire. To prove this wasn’t a one-time attack of the crazies, she did the same thing later that year, this time with his sneakers. Unfortunately, the fire spread beyond the bathtub and sent their entire mansion up in flames.
Having a prosthetic leg usually garners sympathy from people, but Mills threw that out the window during her divorce from Paul McCartney. She made scandalous accusations about his abusive behavior (she says he once hid her fake leg from her), but it wasn’t enough to sway the public backlash against her. In the end, she got considerably less money than she sued him for and poured a pitcher of water over his lawyer’s head. If the lawyer got that kind of treatment, I hate to think of what she had in store for Paul. The Most Expensive Celebrity Divorces