A case has been reopened against Cristiano Ronaldo in Las Vegas. 1
Las Vegas police have reopened a case from 2009 at the request of a woman named Kathryn Mayorga, who alleges that she was raped by the soccer player in a hotel room. They reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement in 2010 for an alleged $375,000 for her not to go public with her allegations. Cristiano has since denied the claims, and his lawyers have vowed to sue the German publication that published the news.
William Levy was caught up in quite a scandal involving a minor in 2010. 2
The actor was accused of forcing a 17-year-old named Karla Alvarez to give him oral sex in a hotel room. The actor countersued for extortion and defamation, saying he was told she was 19 and that the girl and her mother asked him for money to not take the story to the press.
Benny Medina was accused of attempted rape. 3
In November 2017, Jennifer Lopez's manager was accused of attempting to rape actor Jason Dottley in 2008. The producer's lawyers have said he denies the allegations.
Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women. 5
Since November 2017, more than 70 women--including Salma Hayek, Lupita Nyong'o, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Angelina Jolie--have accused the Hollywood executive of sexual assault or harassment. He continues to deny all allegations made against him. In May 2018, he turned himself into authorities for charges made against him by Lucia Evans, but he pleaded not guilty.
After coming out with his own story of abuse, Junot Díaz was hit with sexual misconduct claims made against him. 6
The Dominican author was accused of sexual misconduct in May 2018 after he allegedly "forcibly kissed" a woman. Other women have also come forward with allegations that he verbally abused them.
Don Francisco was sued for sexual harassment. 7
In 1992, a model from Sábado Gigante sued Don Francisco for sexual harassment. The case was later settled out of court.
A teenager claimed Aleks Syntek was behaving inappropriately toward him on Instagram. 8
A British 17-year-old boy who goes by the name Lemon Brick took to Instagram to display the inappropriate private messages he had been receiving from the Mexican singer. In the messages, Aleks referred to the teen as "cute" and "sexy."
Ryan Seacrest was accused of sexual harassment in the workplace. 9
A stylist for E! News named Suzie Hardy accused Ryan of inappropriate sexual behavior while on the set. The TV and radio personality has repeatedly denied the claims.
Louis C.K. was accused of misconduct. 11
Five women accused the comedian of sexual misconduct, and in a statement he said, "These stories are true."
A case against Nick Carter was denied by the Los Angeles District Attorney's office. 12
In a blog post in November 2017, fellow singer Melissa Schuman accused the Backstreet Boys member of raping her in the early 2000s. Nick denied the claims, and the Los Angeles District Attorney's office rejected the case, saying the 10-year statute of limitations had expired since the alleged incident took place in 2003.
Kevin Spacey sought treatment following several allegations made against him. 13
The House of Cards actor was hit with a wave of allegations against him, including sexual advances, harassment, and assault. He was fired from the Netflix show soon after.
Ben Affleck was caught on video inappropriately touching a TV host. 14
Two women, including actress Hilarie Burton, publicly accused the actor of groping them or inappropriately touching them. There was even a video of him grabbing Hilarie's breast when she was hosting Total Request Live and Ben was a guest on the show. “I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize,” the actor responded on Twitter.
Ben's brother, Casey Affleck, has also dealt with his own accusations. 15
The actor was accused by two women of inappropriate behavior on the set of I'm Still Here. He apologized for the behavior and said he had created an "unprofessional environment" on the set.
Donald Trump has been accused by at least 22 women. 16
These women have come forward with details about his sexual misconduct in the past. He has called them "false allegations."
Eight women have claimed that Morgan Freeman behaved inappropriately on set. 18
Eight women came forward in a CNN report accusing the actor of sexual harassment. He apologized in a statement to anyone he made feel uncomfortable, saying that it was never his "intent" to do so.
Rob Lowe's nanny accused him of sexual misconduct. 19
In 2010, a nanny who took care of the actor's children claimed that he had sexually harassed and assaulted her. The family countersued her.
Mauricio Islas was accused of having sexual relations with a minor. 20
Mauricio had to turn himself into authorities for having a sexual relationship with actress Genesis Rodriguez, who was 17 years old at the time. Her father, singer El Puma, pressed charges, and the actor spent a few hours in jail and paid a $7,000 fine. He claims that the relationship he had with the actress was consensual.
R. Kelly is awaiting trial for sexual abuse. 21
The singer has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges against him from various women who are accusing him of sexual assault and abuse. A wave of allegations against him began to surface after the documentary Surviving R. Kelly debuted in January 2019.
Tony Robbins is being accused of misconduct. 22
The self-help guru is facing multiple allegations after a BuzzFeed News report chronicled stories from women who claim they've had inappropriate encounters with him. Four more women came forward in May 2019, saying that he had groped them, exposed himself to them, and made unwanted advances to them over the years. He has denied the claims.
Neymar published a video after being accused of rape. 23
The soccer star defended himself against claims from a woman who said she had been raped by him in a hotel in Paris. In a lengthy video on his social media accounts, Neymar addressed the situation after the woman filed a police report. The video was later deleted by the platforms because he shared nude images of the woman from their conversations. Neymar maintains that their sexual interactions were consensual. A video surfaced of one of their encounters, and it shows the woman hitting the soccer player repeatedly.
Neil deGrasse Tyson has denied the claims made against him. 25
The astrophysicist returned to television after an investigation was launched by both Fox and National Geographic after multiple women came forward with allegations against him in 2018. He denied some of the claims, including one from a woman who said he raped her when they were in graduate school together.