The reclusive—and controversial—filmmaker vowed to never speak publicly after his ‘Nazi’ scandal at Cannes. But he broke it to discuss the uncut version of Nymphomaniac at the Venice Film Festival (kind of).
Continue reading Lars von Trier Breaks His Vow of Silence
Controversial campaign manager Jesse Benton, a Ron Paul protégé, is being edged closer to a bribery scandal from the 2012 Iowa caucuses—and no one knows where the investigation’s going.
Continue reading Top McConnell Aide Linked to Shady Deal
Christine Lagarde is under fire from French judged in a scandal dating back to President Sarkozy. She denies any wrongdoing, and plans to soldier on in Washington.
Continue reading French Court to Lagarde: J’Accuse!
The scandal that erupted Friday night involved millions of dollars, statehouse power plays—oh yeah, and alcohol, police, and masks.
Continue reading What the Hell Happened to Rick Perry?
Thirty years ago, Vanessa Williams relinquished her crown amidst a nude photo scandal, crystallizing the unfair expectation that American girls have to be sexy, but not sexual.
Continue reading A Crowning Moment of American Hypocrisy
Seven years ago, a Chevy Cobalt with a defective ignition switch killed two teenage girls. How Wisconsin police discovered the lethal flaw before it became a national scandal.
Continue reading The Cops Who Caught GM’s Death Cars
Never mind that he only came aboard six months ago—Republicans grilled John Koskinen mercilessly Monday, comparing the ‘scandal’ to Watergate and the missing emails to a murder weapon.
Continue reading Scenes From a Prime-Time IRS Sideshow
Buddy Cianci is the poster boy of U.S. political scandals
Continue reading America’s Favorite Ex-Con Mayor Is Back