21 Celebrities Who Fell From Grace... Hard.

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It's heartbreaking when some of our most beloved celebrities start going off the deep end.

From racial slurs, run-ins with the law, drug charges, and scandalous affairs, here are 21 celebrities who fell from grace. HARD.

1. Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby
The most heartbreaking fall from grace may just be Bill Cosby. He played the perfect sitcom dad, and was known for those Jell-O commercials. Now he's known for being a sleezebag rapist. Childhood memories are shattered.

2. Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes
Remember when Amanda Bynes was just cute and innocent, doing her thing on The Amanda Show? No more. She's been arrested on several occasions for drug use, DUI's, and allegedly starting a small fire. She has since undergone treatment for her mental health.

3. Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant
Known for his roles on films like Notting Hill, About a Boy, and Bridget Jones' Diary, Hugh Grant was arrested in 1995 for engaging in oral sex with a prostitute. He at least handled his fall from grace... with grace. A few years later, he was arrested again on allegations of assault, but the charges were dropped.

4. Chris Brown

Chris Brown
Talk about a total and complete fall from grace. Recording artist Chris Brown pled guilty to felony assault of his girlfriend at the time, Rihanna. And that was just the bginning. He arrested again for assault in 2013, and has several other run-ins with the law as well.

5. Dustin Diamond

Dustin Diamond
Dustin Diamond used to be known for his role as Screech on Saved by the Bell. Now, we know him more for things like a sex tape he released and charges of disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon. In 2015, he was sentenced to four month in prison.

6. Jodie Sweetin

Jodie Sweetin
We all know Jodie Sweetin for one role in particular -- Stephanie Tanner on Full House (and soon again, on Fuller House!). Sweetin fell from grace after Full House ended, turning to drugs and alcohol in a big way. She wrote about it in her memoir, 'unSweetined' in 2009, and is now sober.

7. John Edwards

John Edwards
John Edwards fell from grace thanks to a major scandal. The North Carolina senator who was also a presidential candidte had an extra-marital affair that all but ruined his reputation. This was due in large part to the fact that he was also accused of using campaign money to hide the affair, though he was found not guilty.

8. Josh Duggar

Josh Duggar
The eldest child of the well-known reality family, The Duggars, Josh Duggar was a part of a major scandal in 2015. He was not only found to be a member of Ashley Madison, but also to have molested five girls and to have committed sexual assualt. 19 Kids and Counting has since been canceled.

9. Michael Vick

Michael Vick
The football player was arrested in 2007 on felony charges related to an illegal dog fighting ring he was running, along with failure to cooperate with police. He spent 21 months in prison followed by two months of home confinement.

10. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber
Oh, Justin Bieber. The pop star has been in trouble with the law more times than we can count, including charges for vandalism, reckless driving, and driving under the influence. On top of that, a video was released in 2014 that showed him using racial slurs.

11. Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan was once an adorable child star, but now she's known more for her multiple run-ins with the law, erradic bahvior, and time spent in and out of rehab.

12. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods lost several sponsors in 2009 when it came out that he'd had affairs dozens of women following a car accident that was highly publicized by the media.

13. Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus
Remember when Miley Cyrus was a child star on Hannah Montana? She's nothing like that anymore, and instead totally changed her image to be pretty shocking.

14. Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong's reputation took a major dive when he admitted to doping in 2013. He was then stripped of his medals and the titles he had won for cycling.

15. Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart 's name is no longer just synonymous with household affairs. That changed when she was convicted of insider trading and sent to prison in 2004. She's been working hard to restore her reputation ever since.

16. O.J. Simpson

O.J. Simpson
O.J. Simpson is probably best known now for being accused to committing murder, with one of the most highly publicized trials in history. He was aquitted of those charges, but was then arrested later on robbery and kidnapping charges.

17. Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson's continued issues with alcoholism led to multiple arrests and plenty of bad press, including one incident when he demanded to know if his arresting officer was Jewish.

18. Nicholas Brendon

Nicholas Brendon
Best known for his role as Xander Harris on Buffy the Vampire SLayer, it seems like Nicholas Brendon's name just keeps popping up on the news. He's been arrested after several drunken incidents, and was charged for attacking a woman in a hotel room in 2015.

19. Tonya Harding

Tonya Harding
In 1994, Tonya Harding was part of a major scandal when her ex-husband and bodyguard attacked Nancy Kerrigan and broke her leg. The USFSA then stripped her of her 1994 U.S. Championships title. She was also banned from participating in future events.

20. Paula Deen

Paula Deen
The celebrity chef was the center of a major controversy in 2013 when she was sued for racial and sexual discrimination. Following the suit, Deen lost contracts with Food Network and endorsements by several other companies.

21. Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson was convicted of rape in 2012. Then, when he got out of prison and got back into the ring, he bit off a section of Evander Holyfield's ear. Who can forget that one?

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