5 Other Celebs We Hated— Temporarily

It's only a matter of time before we forgive, or at least forget, James
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 5, 2010 10:25 AM CDT
5 Other Celebs We Hated— Temporarily
This Oct. 11, 2009, file photo, shows Tiger Woods and his wife, Elin Nordegren, at the closing ceremonies for the Presidents Cup in San Francisco, Calif.   (AP Photo/Scot Tucker, File)

(Newser) – Jesse James may be persona non grata now, but it’s only a matter of time before no one will care what he did to Sandra Bullock. As evidence, PopEater offers five celebs who were only temporarily in the doghouse:

  1. Tiger Woods: Face it, we’re already starting to forgive him—he’s certainly getting off easier than James, perhaps because his wife wasn’t quite as beloved.
  2. Hugh Grant: He cheated on Elizabeth Hurley with a prostitute in the front seat of his BMW; cue public outrage. Fast forward 15 years, and he’s once again a lusted-after romantic lead.

  1. Paul Reubens: After being arrested for indecent exposure in an adult movie theater, CBS stopped airing reruns of Pee-wee’s Playhouse. Nineteen years—and a series of popular film and TV cameos—later, Pee-wee is back in a popular live show.
For the complete list, including one heartthrob who had sex with a 16-year-old—on camera!—click here. (Read more lists stories.)

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