Addiction to abuse: Shocking celeb revelations we can't stop thinking about

Written By: Pragati Awasthi

Recently, Meghan and Prince Harry created a whole lot of buzz after their barrage of revelation about the Royal family with Oprah Winfrey. Over the years, many celebrities have revealed some darker truths that have left the world numb and here we compile the most shocking ones.

Priyanka Chopra

Asian bullying in America is nothing new to the world. Priyanka Chopra recently opened up about facing racist bullying during her high school years in America when she was just 16, which caused her to leave the US as a teenager. 

"High school is hard anyway. To becoming of age, to understand your body as a woman. At the same time being devalued for something, I couldn't change. I wasn't aware that this is something I should feel embarrassed about. But I guess when I was made to feel like, did my clothes smelled funny when I walked by a hallway or did people smell curry or little things like that at 16 are so detrimental to a sense of self-worth, your sense of self. It's just about being mean, trying to hurt someone." she said in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.



Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sat down for an exclusive with popular chat show host Oprah Winfrey and revealed some shocking details for the first time on their decision to step back from royal duties and the events leading up to it.

The most shocking of them all was Meghan's admission of having suicidal thoughts. Another was how the Royal family was extremely concerned about how dark skin Archie will be and whether they will consider making him a prince. “In those months when I was pregnant ... we have in tandem the conversation of ‘He won’t be given security. He’s not going to be given a title,’ and also concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he’s born,” she said.


Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner officially transitioned to a woman in 2015, but she made the bombshell announcement when she sat down with Diane Sawyer in April 2015. Jenner revealed he identified as a woman and was in the process of making the transition. 


Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattison are a thing of the past but when they were together during the release of their films 'Twilight', they were quite hit with the public. Then one day, Kristen Stewart broke his heart and why. She admitted to cheating on Pattinson with director Rupert Sanders, after photos of the pair kissing surfaced online. In a shocking confession, Stewart said, “This momentary indiscretion has jeopardised the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I’m so sorry." Kristen is now bisexual. 


David Letterman

David Letterman has quite a few secrets up his sleeve. The famous talk show host revealed in October 2009, on his CBS Late Show, that he had sex with several female members of his staff. he also revealed that he has been the victim of a $2 million extortion attempt. 




Shania Twain

Grammy-winning country singer Shania Twain confronted childhood demons when penning her 2011 memoir 'From This Moment On' as she described how her stepfather Jerry physically, sexually, and verbally abused her and her mother Sharon. The Canadian star also confessed that when her husband of 14 years, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, left her for her best friend, she became so distraught that she literally lost her voice to spasmodic dysphonia, until she healed and emerged stronger and wiser.


Ozzy Osbourne

'The Black Sabbath' singer and reality TV star Ozzy Osbourn 2009 autobiography was filled with tales of his wild drug- and alcohol-induced antics: from driving drunk to the hospital while his wife Sharon was giving birth, to participating in rooftop orgies, and snorting a line of live ants in an attempt to one-up Motley Crue's wild stunts. There were also more sinister disclosures: he admitted to physically abusing his first wife and nearly strangling Sharon to death during a drunken rage.


Hulk Hogan

Standing at 6'7" and weighing over 300 pounds, former pro wrestler and pop culture icon Hulk Hogan has always seemed indomitable. In his 2009 memoir, however, Hogan described his life outside the ring had beaten him down and left him contemplating suicide. In 2007, four months after his son Nick got into a car accident that left his best friend brain-damaged, Hogan's wife Linda filed for divorce. Depressed, Hogan held a gun to his own head, and considered pulling the trigger. After two days in that bathroom, he decided keep fighting.


Kim Kardashian

In October 2016, American TV personality, Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint, during her trip to Paris. 

Intruders threatened the American star with a gun, tied up and gagged in the bathroom of a luxury residence in the French capital where she was staying during fashion week and took her $10 million worth of jewellery.

 "I definitely took a year where I got really paranoid of people knowing my whereabouts. I didn't even want to go to a restaurant, because I thought someone will know I'm at this restaurant. They'll take a picture, they'll send it, they'll know my house is open, they'll know that my kids are there...I was just really scared of everything. I can't sleep at night unless there's half a dozen security guards at my house, and that has just become my reality and that's okay,” Kim said 


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