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11 Deep Dark Secrets Of Hollywood Stars That Were Only Recently Exposed

It may seem like they have the perfect life. But some celebrities harbor secrets they wish we never knew. Here’s a few.

Jack Nicholson Found Out Later In Life That His Sister Is His Biological Mother

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Now this is a story to make your jaw drop. Jack Nicholson was raised by who he thought were his parents. He had a 17 year old sister named June when he was born. It was after his ‘parents’ passed away that June revealed she is actually Jack’s mother. His parents were actually his grandparents. They kept it secret because of the stigma associated with June’s underage pregnancy.

Sofia Vergara’s Family Has A History Of Drug Addiction & Murder

Vergara seems like a ray of sunshine. Her smile is contagious. She can easily light up the room. But not everything is as good as it seems. Sofia Vergara’s brothers are victims of substance abuse and violence. In 1989, her older brother was killed during a botched kidnapping attempt. Her younger brother Julio slowly slipped into drug addiction until he was finally deported to Columbia in 2011.

Woody Harrelson’s Father Was 20th Century’s Most Infamous Hitman

Woody Harrelson, many would agree, is a talented chap who has near limitless potential. His acting chops are already legendary. But how many of you know that Woody Harrelson’s father – Charles Harrelson, was last century’s most notorious hitman? Charles Harrelson committed the first ever recorded assassination of a federal judge. He once killed a carpet salesman over a disagreement for mere 1500 dollars.

Rihanna’s Father Had A Secret Second Family She Knew Nothing About

The Anti singer woke up one day and came to a shocking truth. Her beloved father was not just a drug and alcohol addict, He was also a sex addict. Ronald Fenty had two daughters and a son he had never told Rihanna about.

Kathy Griffin Was Sexually Exploited By Her Own Brother

Kathy Griffin seems like she is all about laughs and smiles. But never judge a book by its cover. Her autobiography – My Life On The D-List, details how her brother was sexually inappropriate with her. This led to long term trauma she is still dealing with. Kenny Griffin was later sent to prison for physically abusing his wife and passed away there.

Richard Pryor Was Raised In A Brothel

The comedian was the son of a prostitute who raised her in her mother’s house which also served as a brothel. When his mother gave up on him, Pryor was raised by his abusive grandmother. Richard Pryor’s father was an absentee and a hustler. Luckily the little guy managed to turn a lifetime of pain into comedy.

Mariah Carey’s Bipolar Disorder Forced Her To Sell Her Body

The famous singer’s sister has been suffering from a bipolar disorder since decades. This has given her a very dark secret to hold. She has been sometimes has been arrested for prostituting. Once she told a couple of officers to let her go and in return, she will give them a “sweet, sweet fantasy.” It’s also been revealed she is HIV positive.

Rose McGowan Was Raised By A Sex Cult

Rose McGowan is a famous actress who likes having her past remain hidden. Apparently she was raised by a sex cult called the Children of God. Her parents and the rest of the cultists believed in free love. She saw rampart sexual abuse and mistreatment of women. She left when she was a teenager.

RDJ’s Father Forced Him Into Drug Addiction

Robert Downey Junior‘s drug filled life almost destroyed his career and personal life. It was his father – Robert Downey Senior, who first forced his 8 year old son to do drugs and alcohol. Luckily both men are sober now and regret their past actions.

Charlize Theron Witnessed Her Mother Kill Her Father & Walk Scot-Free On Grounds of ‘Self Defense’

Theron grew up on a farm in South Africa. One fine night, her father hit her mother. She hit back and her father died on the spot. Gerda Theron never faced any charges. Charlize Theron rarely talks about the incident.

Jackie Chan’s Father Was A Chinese Spy

Chan inherits his knack for risk taking from his parents. Her mother was an infamous drug lord. His father was a secret agent working for the Nationalist Guard. The two met when his father busted Chan’s then soon to be mother for drug possession.

Written by Bibhu Prasad Panda

Bibhu Prasad Panda is a Senior Content Writer at FandomWire. He has always been fascinated with the world of word balloons and text boxes since he was 5. From aspiring to be an engineer to becoming a market research specialist, life's been quite a journey for him. Bibhu now follows his passion as an entertainment journalist/blogger. He's also an Omen main in Valorant. SCATTER!!!!