The Biggest Celebrity Scandal The Year You Were Born

It’s hard to keep up with the number of celebrity scandals these days. It seems like every week there’s a new celebrity divorce, tasteless advertisement, or past Tweet that can ruin a celebrity’s career.

Since we can barely remember what happened last year, it’s interesting to look back and see what the biggest celebrity scandal of every year has been. Do you even remember which legendary soul singer’s murder topped headlines in 1984? Read on to see which celebrity scandal was the biggest of every year.

1980: Brooke Shields Poses In A Controversial Calvin Klein Ad

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Before the days of JonBenet Ramsey and Honey Boo Boo, people weren’t used to seeing younger women looking much more adult than they were. That all changed in 1980 when a 14-year-old Brooke Shields posed for Calvin Klein jeans.

The photos themselves weren’t scandalous, but it was accompanied by the lines “You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing.” People were absolutely outraged that a 14-year-old might not be wearing underwear.