The Hayden sex video scandal Who: In late , a sex video of Halili and Kho started appearing online and on street DVDs -- it quickly spread like wildfire.
The videos also showed the good-looking Kho with other women. Then 23, Halili claimed the videos were taken without her knowledge or consent. She said she was only guilty of falling in love with Kho, according to the Manila Bulletin. Claims, counter claims, senate investigations and the loss of a medical license -- the sex scandal had the whole nation talking for the best part of last year with court cases still continuing. At one point the scandal involved Kho's mother, who accused Halili of drug pushing.
In the end, Halili exacted her revenge. Miss Universe sex tape speculation Who: This got the Japanese media in a tizz and possibly in all sorts of bother. A threesome sex video surfaced on the Internet last year and Japanese media speculated that Japan's Miss Universe contestant was one of the trio along with Miss T and T and photographer Wyatt Gallery. It turned out to be only half true: Gallery said in a TMZ exclusive that he suspected the tape was leaked after a Trinidad computer shop took his laptop in for repairs.
He also planned to sue those who continued to distribute the tape, although copies of it are still popping up online. Mima's management has threatened legal action against those that incorrectly fingered the model as being in the video. TV sweetheart shocks nation Who: A blurry yet racy video of the 19 year old Thuy Linh in bed with her former boyfriend hit the web in , shocking fans and the rest of conservative Vietnam.
It remains the biggest 'virtual scandal' in Vietnamese history. Outrage and criticism from the public and the media caused VTV to promptly pull the plug on the show.
But not before Thuy Linh's televised apology: But according to the New York Times last year, Thuy Linh was able to turn her bad publicity into a career opportunity. She transformed her public image from innocent to sexy and is now much in demand for fashion shows, television appearances and advertising, the Times reported Khuat Thu Hong, co-director of the Institute for Social Development Studies in Hanoi, as saying.
And this is leading other Vietnamese actresses and entertainers to post more raunchy images of themselves on the Internet and challenge the country's more conservative values. Edison Chen and Gillian Chung. Hip hop artist Edison Chen and many, many women, including singer and actress Gillian Chung, movie star Cecilia Cheung, former singer-model Bobo Chan, and his current girlfriend, Vincy Yeung.
In , some 1, photos of Chen getting raunchy with at least six celebrities in various stages of undress leaked on the Internet after he took his hard drive to a computer repair shop. Cecilia Cheung, who criticized Chen harshly in interviews after the scandal broke, continued making babies with actor and musician Nicolas Tse.
Sex, lies, videotape and politics Who: Then Taiwanese politician Chu Mei-feng and her married lover. Chu resigned from her post as the head of the Hsinchu municipal Cultural Affairs Department, and announced that she would drop out of public life. She then thought better of it and cashed in on her notoriety by publishing a biography and staging a concert in Singapore in Her ex-BFF was slapped with a four year sentence on the counts of violating the privacy law, undermining public morality, and theft and forgery.
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