Dancing With the Stars Season 28: All the Celebrity Scandals!

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The Dancing With the Stars Season 28 cast has been announced -- and let's just say more than a handful of them have courted controversy in the past. 

With controversy comes secrets. 

The Hollywood Gossip is here to tell you everything there is to know about these new cast members. 

Dancing With the Stars returns Monday, September 16 at 8/7c. 

1. Karamo Brown Had a Rough Childhood

Karamo Brown Had a Rough Childhood
This Queer Eye star had a rough childhood. He grew up in an abusive household thanks to his alcoholic father. He started smoking weed at just 16 after stealing it from his father.

2. It Got Real Dark

It Got Real Dark
Karamo followed that up with alcohol when he went to college, before turning drugs like ecstasy and cocaine when he moved to Los Angeles.

3. And Worse

And Worse
“Soon enough, one ecstasy pill wasn’t enough," the reality star wrote in his book, My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing and Hope.

"I had to do two or three to get the same feeling I got the first time on one pill. If I was going to keep up with my friends, I needed more.”

4. He Attempted Suicide

He Attempted Suicide
“I was depressed and having suicidal ideations. I wanted to die. I couldn’t see a point in living," he explained.

"I was unhappy with traveling; my relationship with my father was done; I had lost my boyfriend. My family was mad at me because I was using drugs openly. I was lonely and alone. Life seemed like it was over. So I attempted to kill myself.”

5. Hannah Brown Has a Past

Hannah Brown Has a Past
Hannah is coming off a controversial turn as ABC's The Bachelorette. She chose Jedd Wyatt in the season finale -- That did not work out. For one, Jedd had a girlfriend.

6. Was Hannah Used to Advance Jedd's Music Career?

Was Hannah Used to Advance Jedd's Music Career?
Hannah was stunned to learn that Jedd's relationship with his ex was more serious than she was being led to believe. His ex-girlfriend even claimed that she was using the ABC dating series to advance his career -- not his love life.

7. Where Do We Even Start With Lamar Odom?

Where Do We Even Start With Lamar Odom?
This dude has been through the mill. He almost died, he was married to a Kardashian. Let's run down his scandalous existence.

8. Scandals Just Find Lamar Odom

Scandals Just Find Lamar Odom
Odom opened up in a tell-all book, Darkness to Light. He dropped the bomb that he slept with over 2,000 women, most without protection. Even worse, he had to pay for countless abortions throughout the years.

9. He Threatened to Kill Khloe Kardashian

He Threatened to Kill Khloe Kardashian
Lamar also revealed that he once started hallucinating at the home he shared with Khloe Kardashian thanks to the drugs he was taking. It got so bad that he threatened to kill his then-wife. Yikes.

10. He Almost Died

He Almost Died
Things took a turn in October 2015 when he survived a near-fatal overdose while partying in Nevada. He left the hospital to attend a rehab facility shortly after.

11. Ray Lewis Does Not Play By the Rules

Ray Lewis Does Not Play By the Rules
Lewis denied reports that he used deer antler spray to speed up the recovery of an injury. However, Mitch Ross, the owner of Sports With Alternatives To Steroids (SWATS) had a recorded phone call in which he asked him to send him pills and deer antler spray.

12. Christie's Tough Divorce

Christie's Tough Divorce
Christie was stunned in 2005 when she learned that her husband, Peter Cook was having an affair with his mistress, Diana Bianchi. It became public knowledge in 2007.

13. Things Got Ugly

Things Got Ugly
Christie and Peter then went through one of the celebrity world's most bitter divorces.

14. Kenan vs Kel

Kenan vs Kel
Kel Mitchell was once good friends with his Kenan & Kel co-star Kenan Thompson. Mitchell revealed in 2012 that Thompson did not want to work with him again.

The truth is Kenan does not want to be seen with me in any form of media, or even have my name mentioned around him. I have not been upset about this," he said in an interview.

In recent years, however, they have repaired their friendship and things look good.

15. Sean "the Liar" Spicer

Sean "the Liar" Spicer
Spicer was well known for lying to reporters during his turn inside the White House as Press Secretary. They really scraped the bottom of the barrel with this casting.

16. James Van Der Beek is Squeaky Clean

James Van Der Beek is Squeaky Clean
James has managed to steer clear of scandals during his lengthy time in the public eye. But his divorce to Heather McComb raised some concerns in 2009. Aside from that, he's a good one!

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