10 Sordid Love Affairs That Changed the World Forever

Posted in Entertainment on Jan 20th, 2019


A regular old extramarital affair is pretty damaging, and usually enough to send the local town gossip mill into overdrive. Well, those common love affairs are measly compared to the shockwaves that these famous trysts created. We take a look at 10 of the most scandalous love affairs the world has ever known and the dramatic effect they had on history.

10. Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor 

Elizabeth Taylor had many love affairs throughout her life, but her affair with Richard Burton was by far the most famous. As the pair set to film Cleopatra together, the rumors started to fly. Both stars were married to other people which made it super salacious when their secret love affair was revealed. Things got so bad that the Pope even publicly scolded her. The film was a box office flop and nearly sent 20th Century Fox bankrupt and resulted in the firing of many of their staff. Dick and Liz went on to get married not once, but twice. Some people just can’t help themselves it seems.

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