Simpson — NFL Hall of Famer and Hertz's most famous pitchman of all time — was acquitted of murder chargers in the slayings of his ex-wife and her friend, fans and advertisers have never really forgiven him. Before the alleged incident, the accuser, an aspiring singer, tried out for the television show American Idol with the song "Forgive" by Rebecca Lynn Howardbut failed to advance. Blind marathon runner and his sighted trainer fall in love. In case the details are fuzzy, inBryant was arrested and charged with sexual assault after a year-old Colorado hotel employee said that the NBA star raped her while he was a guest at the luxury lodge she worked at. Saudi journalist strangled, dismembered soon after entering consulate, prosecutor say. And even if people believe Bryant had a consensual sexual encounter with the woman, he will no longer be perceived as an NBA star who married his high school sweetheart and is above the temptations facing professional athletes. Retrieved November 4,
With his dominant play, tattoos, corn rows, and a rap album that was shelved because of its controversial lyrics, Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson seems to feed off notoriety.
Kobe Bryant's Image Forever Tarnished?
I understand that the civil case against me will go forward. Still, Bryant's clean image is both an asset and a curse in the controversy he faces. Fans and advertisers only have so much patience for controversial or fallen sports stars, and some transgressions, Williams said, can be unforgivable: Instead I stopped at the mirror by the elevator on that floor to clean my face up. Saudi journalist strangled, dismembered soon after entering consulate, prosecutor say.