Top 10 Celebrities Whose Walk of Fame Stars Were Vandalized

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The Top Ten

1 John Lennon John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

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€It cost a lot to win & even more 2 lose.” This observation was one of several scribbles on the late John Lennon’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star. The graffiti defacing this state landmark was discovered by Gillian Lomax as she led a tour group there. The star was also marred with a smiley face, a spotted toadstool, “Blackbird... Rain was here,” and “I love you.” - BreakFastBeast2005

2 Donald Trump Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, ...read more.

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Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which was added in 2007 in recognition of his work on the television series The Apprentice, has been defaced by a swastika, a mute symbol, and feces. It’s been vandalized so many times that the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce was said to have considered removing it. - BreakFastBeast2005

3 Bob Marley Bob Marley Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.

Reggae legend and activist Bob Marley (1945�"1981) was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2001. On October 23, 2017, vandalism to his star was discovered. It appeared that the vandal had pounded the star with a sledgehammer. The damage was repaired two days later at a cost of $3,000, which was borne by the Hollywood Historic Trust. - BreakFastBeast2005

4 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and she is "well known" for her over-the-top ...read more.

On August 5, 2015, Mariah Carey received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in recognition of her successful
musical career. In January 2017, the celebrity’s terrazzo-and-brass star was vandalized. A question mark was scratched into the star next to the singer’s name as if challenging her status as a performer. - BreakFastBeast2005

5 Sofia Vergara Sofia Vergara Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara is a Colombian-American actress, comedian, producer, television host, model and businesswoman.

Maybe, the vandalism of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is related to their objections to the actress’s refusal to either implant or destroy the embryos. In December 2016, embryos “Emma” and “Isabella” and their trustee, James Charbonnet, initiated a
lawsuit against Vergara which claimed that Vergara has denied her embryos their inheritance from a Louisiana trust that was set up for them earlier. Vergara supposedly did this by refusing to let the embryos be born. - BreakFastBeast2005

6 Bill Cosby Bill Cosby William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ...read more.

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Completely deserved. - iliekpiez

I’m not suprised, he deserved it.

Dozens of women accused comedian and actor Bill Cosby of having drugged and sexually assaulted them, This change in the public’s perception of the celebrity may explain the vandalism to his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which was awarded in 1977. The vandal used a black marker to deface the star several times with the word “rapist.” - BreakFastBeast2005

7 Hugh Hefner Hugh Hefner Hugh Marston Hefner was an American businessman, magazine publisher, and playboy. He was the founder of Playboy and editor-in-chief of the magazine, which he founded in 1953.

Twenty-four hours after the death of Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner on September 27, 2017, his Hollywood Walk of Fame star was vandalized. The act didn’t appear to suggest contempt for Hefner, whose publication featuring nude women was controversial. - BreakFastBeast2005

8 Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

They share a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The twins frequently wear fur and have been targeted by animal rights activists and others, including the vandal who defaced their star with “FUR HAGS! ” - BreakFastBeast2005

9 Harry Houdini Harry Houdini Harry Houdini was an American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts.

The star was unveiled in 1975 and had been undisturbed until Halloween night 2000, when it mysteriously cracked. It has since been repaired. - BreakFastBeast2005

10 Ed McMahon

The newspapers stuck to Ed McMahon’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star may have collected there by accident. Alternatively, vandalism might have been the cause of the papers’ sticking to the black substance resembling paint or tar that was spread across the landmark. No notes, flowers, or other items were present at the site. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce cleaned up the mess the same night. If the act was one of vandalism, no one knows why. - BreakFastBeast2005

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