From OJ onward, explore the less glamorous side of celebrity life and famous faces accused, vindicated and convicted.
Jenny Diver: a clever London criminal
Jenny Diver was born in about 1650 and died on the gallows in 1710 after a lifetime of thievery, mostly in London, in which her cleverness at relieving wealthy people of their property excited a certain amount of admiration, although not from those who were her victims!
Woman who safely returned dogs, five charged in violent abduction of Lady Gaga’s bulldogs
Five individuals have been captured on charges coming from the savage burglary of two bulldogs having a place with pop star Lady Gaga and the shooting of a canine walker during the pets' kidnapping in Hollywood recently, specialists said on Thursday.
He was keeping time. Now he's doing time.
When one thinks about drummers who shaped the sound of modern rock music, there are three that stand out, Hal Blaine, Jim Gordon, and Jeff Porcaro.
This is a photo of Jared Fogle. The former Subway spokesman and now convicted pedophile. It was disappointing when I found out that he had sex with minors. I always thought of him as the guy you could trust your kids with and of course he kind of guy you could have a beer with or go to the gym with.
Frances Howard, a 17th century murderer
Frances Howard was a 17th century murderer who was lucky to escape the ultimate penalty for her crime but who caused other people to lose their lives on her behalf.
3 Big Brother Naija Housemates Sentenced to Prison.
No one is above the law. Before Big Brother Naija contestants make their way into the Big Brother house, we as a nation are mostly not aware of them. We do not know them or the life that they lived prior to coming unto the show until we are told, they the contestants reveal it, or we find out about it.
A murder in Boston and Charles Dickens's final novel
Charles Dickens’s “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” has posed many mysteries of its own down the years, not least that of how Dickens intended to conclude the book. He died on 9th June 1870 from a stroke, having written his final words only a few hours before, with possibly half of the intended text still unwritten.
7 Celebrities Charged With Murder
Despite the typical image we form in our mind of a person accused of murder, anyone can take another person’s life. Even those we never expect to commit heinous crimes sometimes shock us with their acts. This includes celebrities we often look up to or respect for their talents.
Death by Fake Gurus
Many people fall for a scam at some point in their lives. I know I have. Most of us forget about it and carry on, but for some, that’s not an option. When a get-rich-scam or a self-help seminar goes wrong it can have drastic consequences — from suicide to negligent homicide.
I Keep Hearing It, Like A Ghostly Voice
Trigger Warning: This deals with rape. On Sunday, January 13, 2013, the 70th Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom in Beverly Hills, California. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler co-hosted the event. In attendance was this woman, Misty Upham. She was a Native Blackfoot woman from the Seattle area. Isn’t she beautiful? Here she is shown attending the 2013 Golden Globes, as she had worked on the film, Django Unchained, which was nominated for Best Drama but lost to Argo.
I want to post about Ghislaine because I think there should be just as much attention on her as there is on Jeffrey Epstein. I already did a dive in Jeffrey so this was on of the next logical post.
The maxim that a fool and his money are soon parted is never more true than when the method used for doing the parting is a fraudulent financial scheme of the “pyramid” type in which people are promised massive returns on their investment but there is no proper foundation for such confidence. Such schemes are often dubbed “Ponzi schemes”, but why are they so called?