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.
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.