Dec. 27, 2013 at 2:53 PM ET
Famous folks can make headlines for winning Oscars, or for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, or for writing a bestseller. Or they can find themselves in the news for sex tapes, DUI scandals, bitter divorces and tweets gone wrong.
Here's a look at some of the year's many celebrity scandals.
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