20 Most Cringeworthy Celebrity Press Moments

The Osbournes

Divorce rumours have been swirling around Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne for years now, so nobody was surprised when the couple announced they’d be ending their marriage in 2016. What was surprising though, was how incredibly clingy Ozzy was at a recent Ozzfest press conference in May. Ozzy kept trying to put his arm around Sharon, which she was having none of, causing everyone to wonder just how amicable the split really is.

Rob Ford

Normally a municipal Canadian politician wouldn’t be considered a celebrity, but Toronto Mayor Rob Ford catapulted himself to international fame after he admitted to smoking crack while in office. Red-faced and sweating, Ford admitted to smoking crack cocaine and ended the statement on a pandering note with, “God bless the people of Toronto.”

Allen Iverson

Never accuse Allen Iverson of not practicing enough. Back in 2002 when he was playing for the Philadelphia 76ers, Iverson was accused of skipping too many practices, leading him to go on a rant during a press conference where he said the word “practice” more than 20 times. In hindsight, this debacle was a sad one, as sources close to the player claimed Iverson had been drinking heavily at that time following the passing of a close friend.


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