Shady Cash: The Biggest Celebrity Charity Scandals Of All Time

- By Bossip Staff
1 of 13

The Biggest Celebrity Charity Scandals Of All Time

Every celebrity has a charity. While most of them are doing good deeds for the world, some are just cover-ups and used for no good. Here are some charities that had some scandalous ties.

Adrian Peterson – According to a report that surfaced yesterday, Peterson allegedly used money from his charity to engage in lewd freak acts with multiple women.

Kim Kardashian – She came under fire when her eBay charity was exposed as only donating 10% of its earnings to Philippine typhoon efforts.

The NFL – In light of their issues with women, it’s come to light that only 8% of their breast cancer awareness money goes to actual research.

TomKat – They raised money for an injured marine but it turned out his mother had been arrested for fraud.

Brittany Murphy – Her charity had to shut down after her death and accusations of financial impropriety.

Oprah – When she built a school in Africa, people here wanted to know why she didn’t build one in this country.

    Continue Slideshow

    Madonna – She wanted to build a school in Malawi but her business partner was using funds for golf memberships and all sorts of personal items.

    Lance Armstrong – His charity faced tons of criticism after it came out he was using steroids throughout his career.

    Wyclef – His Yele Haiti charity was shut down after he was accused of using most of the money donated for personal use with little getting to Haiti relief efforts.

    Alex Rodriguez – ESPN reported that his charity had $300K in undocumented funds and they hadn’t filed tax returns in years.

    Kanye West – The Kanye West foundation was shut down in 2011 after it appeared that all of the money donated went to administrative costs.

    Bristol Palin – She was paid more than 200K for being the spokesperson for a teen pregnancy prevention group, but they only donated $35K for actual services.

    More Stories From Bossip

    Comments

    blog comments powered by Disqus