What Are Some Celebrity Faux Pas?


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Some infamous celebrity faux pas include Mel Gibson's rant about Jews during his 2006 DUI arrest, Julianne Hough wearing blackface to a party in 2013 and Paula Deen using the "N" word. Examples abound on social media, such as Al Roker tweeting during jury duty.

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Mel Gibson confronted the police officers who arrested him with a barrage of threats, curse words and anti-Semitic comments. At one point, Gibson asked an officer whether he was a Jew and blamed Jews for all major wars. He later issued a public apology.

Julianne Hough wore blackface as part of a Halloween costume of her favorite Orange Is the New Black character. Paula Deen's faux pas eventually resulted in her being fired from the Food Network.

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