Scandal Made Me Famous
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About Scandal Made Me Famous

Scandal Made Me Famous is a documentary series that shows the unforgettable stories that turned everyday people into household names—from Casey Anthony and Lorena Bobbitt to Amy Fisher and Tonya Harding. Each hour-long episode unfolds in the storytelling tradition of the fan favorite original series Murder Made Me Famous but Scandal Made Me Famous proves you don’t have to kill to become a notorious celebrity—you just have to be a part of a killer scandal.

A lineup full of “Real Lives. Real Stories. Real Celebrities” is coming your way starting Sept. 10 on REELZ. New series include Rich and Acquitted, Hollywood Homicide Uncovered and Scandal Made Me Famous. New documentary specials include Titanic: Sinking the Myths, Karen Carpenter: Goodbye to Love and Reagan: From Movie Star to President. Rounding out new fall programming are returning series Autopsy: The Last Hours of… and Gangsters: America’s Most Evil.

In 1992, the country was rocked when 17 year old Amy Fisher shot Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the head, leaving her alive but disfigured. It was later revealed that Amy was having an affair with Mary Jo's husband, 36 year old Joey Buttafuoco.

In 1993, Lorena Bobbitt had enough of her husbands abuse, and did the unthinkable. If you haven't heard her name before, check out her episode of Scandal Made Me Famous, or go ahead and google her to read the gory details of what she did to her husband John Wayne Bobbitt.

In 2008, Caylee Anthony went missing, leaving her family and the whole country heart broken and demanding answers. When she her skeletal remains were found months later, the focus fell on her mother, Casey Anthony, who stood accused of the murder. Casey was eventually acquitted of the crime, and everybody was left with more questions than answers.

In 1994 the figure skating world was turned upside down when Tonya Harding was accused of trying to eliminate her competition, Nancy Kerrigan, for good.

In 2007, Amanda Knox's roommate, Meredith Kercher, was brutally murdered in their apartment, and Amanda quickly became the prime suspect. Amanda was tried and convicted of the murder, but was she really guilty?

Anna Nicole Smith lived a short life full of scandal, from Playboy magazine to an 89 year old husband to her tragic death.

Monica Lewinsky was part of a scandal so big, it almost cost Bill Clinton his presidency. Her life was forever changed, and she's worked for years to pick up all the pieces.

Jessica Hahn brought down an entire church with her scandal.

In 2009, Tiger Woods' life came crashing down around him, and he took Rachel Uchitel with him.

Mary Kay Letourneau shocked the nation when her relationship with her 12 year old student came to light.

The infamous Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss thought of herself as a good business woman, the courts did not agree.

When the pressure became too much, Jennifer Wilbanks became the Runaway Bride.