Scandal Made Me Famous

Scandal Made Me Famousis a documentary series that shows the unforgettable stories that turned everyday people into household names

Saturday 9:00 PM et/pt on REELZ
2 Seasons, 14 Episodes
November 19, 2016
Crime, Documentary & Biography, Drama
8.2/10
Cast: Steve Helling, Brad Osborne
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Scandal Made Me Famous
Episodes

Scandal Made Me Famous Full Episode Guide

  • The case of astronaut Lisa Nowak, who allegedly planned to kidnap her long-time lover's new girlfriend.

  • The case of Ethan Couch, who kilked four people while driving under the influence. His "affluenza" defense resulted in public outrage and scorn.

  • The story of Patty Hearst, who was kidnapped and brainwashed by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a domestic terrorist group, in 1974.

  • Mary Kay Letourneau is the vilified former teacher that began a sexual relationship with one of her 12-year-old students in the late 1990's; after spending time in prison, they eventually married and have been raising their six children together.

  • Rachel Uchitel is widely known for her involvement in the Tiger Woods cheating scandal; shocking messages with the acclaimed golfer led her to become the face of Woods' career and marriage collapsing before the entire world.

  • Jessica Hahn's public rape allegation against televangelist con-man Jim Bakker propelled this 21-year-old church secretary into the spotlight as a well-known model and actress.

  • In 1998, President Bill Clinton denied having sexual relations with 22-year-old Monica Lewinsky, but after the affair was made public, Clinton admitted to his wrongdoing and was eventually impeached for his improper physical relationship with her.

  • Anna Nicole Smith is profiled.

  • Amanda Knox is profiled.

  • Tonya Harding, a well-known ice skater, becomes the spotlight of a scandal after an attack on her greatest rival, Nancy Kerrigan, six weeks prior to the 1994 Winter Olympic Games; when Tonya's ex-husband fesses-up, he takes her down with him.

  • The 2008 vanishing of 2-year-old Caylee Anthony prompt a national media firestorm when her young mom, Casey, becomes the number one suspect.

  • Driven to the edge, 23-year-old Lorena Bobbitt damages her abusive spouse by cutting off his penis.

  • In 1992, 17-year-old Amy Fisher becomes known as the Long Island Lolita when she opens fire the wife of her suitor, Joey Buttafuocco, in the head; the victim, Mary Jo, delivers her firsthand account of the shooting and how she feels about Amy and Joey today.