You know why there is always an ugly side to the obsession especially when the obsession revolves around celebrities? It’s because we live in a society that treats celebs like idols. James Houran, a psychologist who deals with this cultural phenomenon, calls it “celebrity worship syndrome.”
Social media has allowed fans to get to know their favorite celebrities and see into their personal lives. This made everything much more intense. The deeper fans delve into the personal lives of superstars, the more they fall in love with them. But, sometimes, knowing a lot more can also easily backfire when a celebrity’s true colors turn up in tones and shades that their fans often despises.
Listed in this post are stars who rode the roller coaster of fame from the top to the bottom. From Kardashians to Angelina Jolie, this list has got some of the most hated celebrities who fell out of favor with audiences in recent years. Scroll on peeps to see for yourself!
Almost everyone that follows the Kardashians has a certain amount of hatred for them in their heart. The reason being their extravagant lifestyle and over pretentious stories. Everything about them seems to fake if you really think about it. Their controversial rise to fame is also another reason for the disliking.
Where do we even start?
Donald has a long list of blunders throughout his life, including times where he has boasted about being filthy rich and abusing people that attended his addresses. On multiple occasions, he's made racist comments as well.
Gwyneth is hated for her heavily posh lifestyle and unnecessary sexual health lessons from time to time. She was the most hated celeb according to tabloid in 2013.
Kanye has a love/hate relationship with his fans. He is often known to be aggressive towards his fans at concerts, including the one time when he stopped the concert because two disabled fans didn't stand up.
Katherine is known to be a bad-mouthed celeb from her early days in the industry. There were reports that she misbehaved with the crew on the sets of Grey's Anatomy. That's one of the main reasons directors are unenthusiastic towards casting her these days.
Chris Brown is hated for his history of violence towards women. Also, lyrics from his famous songs were deemed sexist, which made a lot of female fans turn against him.
Lauryn Hill is a songwriter. She has been accused of stealing music from other creators for her own good. She recently showed up two hours late at a concert, causing a display of anger from her fans.
John Mayer has accepted for messing his life up with multiple racial and assault charges.
He had troubled relationships with stars like Jessica Simpson and Jeniffer Aniston, which ended up messing him up even more.
Kristen Stewart is well-known for her ability to act with a poker face. Although Twilight got her the fame, she's been giving repetitive and expressionless performances for a long while now.
People still judge Angelina Jolie for dating Brad Pitt while he was married. She got multiple cosmetic surgeries, which is often used against her.
Shia LaBeouf has been very vocal about his political point of view. He's also hated for his hate speech towards Donald Trump and his policies.
Paris Hilton was a loved movie star until her fame exponentially increased when her sex tape got released all over the internet.
Who doesn't know about the stuff Bill Cosby has been involved in?
From memes to sexual assault campaigns, all kinds of abuse has been pointed at him. He has been accused by many women for sexual harassment and possession of drugs.
Sheen reached heights of fame by starring in Two and a Half Men. His personal struggles are the reason that has turned many against him. He is one of the first celebrities to come out and accept that he is HIV positive.
Perez Hilton is a famous celebrity blogger who loves to mock other celebs and get into feuds. Some of these feuds have really turned the fans against him over the past years.
Dennis Rodman is a former American basketball player, who reached fame with his performances in the NBA playoffs during the early '60s. However, his bad-boy image never really spared him. Some dub him to be the NBA player with the worst character and image ever.
Many allegations have been thrown at Harvey from famous celebs including Salma Hayek and Gwyneth Paltrow. The allegations include rape and sexual harassment charges. Giving his fans enough reasons to not like him.
Matt Lauer is mostly blamed for getting Ann Curry, his colleague who was loved by all, fired. He has even been shown middle finger on air by his co-host.
Miley was one of the most successful kids from the Nickelodeon era. She got fame with Hannah Montanna but went on to be one of the most cringeworthy celebs to ever exist. From twerking with short underpants to sticking her tongue out on multiple red carpet event, she's given people many reasons to hate her.
Hate would be a really strong word for Ashton. He has somewhat of an obnoxious reputation. The main reason for hatred directed towards him is because he replaced Charlie Sheen in the famous series Two and a Half Man.
Jay Leno firstly gave a reason to the fans to hate him by stealing The Tonight Show from Conan O'Brien. Moreover, he often gets criticized for not being "that funny".
Jaden Smith was once among the most loved young stars of the industry. Yes, we're talking about the Karate Kid days.
However, these days, he has a reputation for being pretentious and dressing weirdly on a significant occasion. He dressed up on Kim Kardashian's wedding dressed as batman. And that is just one of the instances.
After her clash with Mr. and Mrs. Kanye West, many people still think of her as the "snake". She's also often criticized by the masses for self-victimization and constantly making songs about her breakups.
Justin has always been the kid that got fame a little too early. He was involved in multiple mishaps with the fans and paparazzi. According to popular opinion, his neighbors and other celebrities hate him these days.
Lindsay is an ideal case of the child star that got fame and couldn't handle it later on. Her adult life has been chaos so far. She gave big hits to the industry with Mean Girls and Freaky Friday but has not been able to find a stable way of living her life as yet.