Sin City Scandals! The 10 Most Shocking Celebrity Moments In Las Vegas

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Aug. 30 2012, Published 7:00 a.m. ET

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Hollywood stars have learned the hard way that what happens in Las Vegas, doesn’t always stay in Las Vegas!

From shocking drug arrests and nude photo scandals to quickie weddings and unsolved murder mysteries, Prince Harry isn’t the only famous figure to snag himself international headlines in Sin City. has photos and details about the 10 most shocking Sin City celebrity scandals of all time.

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When it comes to celebrity weddings, some stars prefer to keep their ceremonies short, sweet and in the moment! In one of the most infamous Las Vegas wedding ceremonies of all times, Britney Spears tied the knot to her high school pal Jason Allen Alexander in in 2004 when she was only 22 years old, but her matrimonial bliss lasted only 55 hours before getting annulled.

A then 16-year-old Courtney Stodden also went down in Las Vegas wedding history in 2011, becoming a household name when she tied the knot to 51-year-old The Green Mile star Doug Hutchison in a Las Vegas ceremony.

The Sin City slammer has hosted a slew of Hollywood stars! Party girl Paris Hilton got busted with cocaine in 2010, as did up-and-coming singer Bruno Mars. And Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has been arrested twice, once for a drunk driving incident and the other for domestic violence.

Whether or not he actually killed his former wife Nicole Brown Simpson, a crime he was acquitted of, OJ Simpson couldn’t avoid serving time for his 2007 Las Vegas arrest. The former football star was found guilty of 10 charges ranging from armed robbery to kidnapping, and is currently serving a 33-year sentence.

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In one of the most famous boxing matches in history, which took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in 1997, Mike Tyson shocked the world when he bit off Evander Holyfield’s ear in the third round. His boxing license was revoked and he was forced to pay $3 million plus legal costs. A year later the Nevada State Athletic Commission restored his license.

And what really happened during “herpes weekend?” A shocking lawsuit filed in 2011 against an unnamed John Doe defendant gained national media attention, stemming from a night of steamy sex in a Las Vegas hotel room that resulted in the alleged victim breaking out with Herpes. The case was later dropped, but not before several experts took their guess at the identity of the A-lister in question.

What other celebrity scandals have gone down in the City of Sin? Find out by clicking here.



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