1. Russell Crowe Throws a Phone
While in New York promoting Cinderella Man, Russell Crowe grew frustrated when he couldn't make a phone call to his wife in Australia. He tried to work with hotel concierge Nestor Estrada but got nowhere. As attempts failed, Russell became erratic and an argument ensued. He reportedly threw the phone at Estrada and it struck him in the face. Russell was arrested and later plead guilty to a misdemeanor of third-degree assault. The actor paid a small court fee and was put on probation for a year.
2. Jude Law Sleeps With the Nanny
Jude Law was at the top of his game in 2005 after releasing a string of successful films and getting engaged to Alfie co-star Sienna Miller. It came to a halt when the nanny for his children went public with a scandalous story about Jude's wandering eye. Daisy Wright told a London paper that she had a month long affair with Jude. When word got out, Sienna quickly called off the engagement and after a very public apology, Sienna decided to give it another shot.
3. Kate Moss Photographed Using Cocaine
A British paper published scandalous photos of Kate Moss in a recording studio using cocaine with her musician boyfriend Pete Doherty. She quickly issued a public statement apologizing to her friends and family for her behavior. As a result, Burberry, H & M, and Chanel all cancelled their modeling contracts with Moss. She checked herself into rehab and emerged a changed woman. Kate recently did a modeling job for Roberto Cavalli and seems to be doing well.
4. Martha Stewart Goes to Jail
After a long and painful trial, Martha Stewartwas implicated for lying to investigators about her sale of ImClone stocks. She was sentenced to five months at West Virginia's Alderson prison for women. While there, she passed the time by working on art projects, cooking, and keeping in shape. With two daytime television shows and rumored book deals, it looks like Martha Stewart is back in business.
5. Kanye West Criticizes George Bush
During The Concert for Hurricane Relief, Kanye West and Mike Meyers were narrating a segment when Kanye took over. He said, "I hate the way they portray us in the media. If you see a black family, it says they're looting. A white family, they are looking for food." Mike Meyers attempted to regain control and follow the prompter when Kanye abruptly blurted out that George Bush doesn't care about black people. West was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.