Between tabloid culture, social media oversharing, and paparazzi, it seems like everything dark about celebrities' pasts has been brought to light - and analyzed within an inch of its shameful life. Somewhere a celebrity is misbehaving, while in Los Angeles a TMZ staffer is exposing them while sipping noisily from an oversized mug.
However, plenty of factoids are swept under the rug, ranging from inauspicious starts in life to disturbing criminal behavior. That's where AskReddit comes in to spill the T, exhuming little-known gossip from the annals of celebrity history. Apparently Joaquin Phoenix was raised in a sex cult and Boy George held a man captive? Keep reading for more mind-blowing tidbits. Be careful, though: this information might change your perception of beloved public figures forever.