…brings to mind this happening, the Fatty Arbuckle Scandal
Topics in Chronicling America – The Fatty Arbuckle Scandal
In one of the first major Hollywood scandals, the beloved and overweight film star “Fatty” Arbuckle is accused of raping and murdering Virginia Rappe. Although Arbuckle is unsuccessfully brought to trial on three separate occasions, the legal fees drive him to poverty and public disapproval drives his once booming reputation down the drain. Read more about it!