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19 Celebs Who Told A Lie And Then Got Exposed

Yikes, these moments make me uneasy.

1. When Shay Mitchell pretended to use these makeup wipes for a sponcon post:

SHE AINT EVEN ACTUALLY RUB HER EYE IM CRYING LMFAOOOO

Twitter: @ohjlizzle

2. And when Millie Bobby Brown pretended to apply her skincare products:

Millie Bobby Brown apologizes for pretending to apply her skincare products in viral demo video: “i’m still learning the best way to share my routines as i get to know this space better - i’m not an expert.”

Twitter: @PopCrave

3. When Olivia Jade posed for fake rowing pictures, as part of her and her mother Lori Loughlin's involvement in the now-infamous college admissions scandal:

CBS / Via youtube.com

H/T: Maryjoe13

4. When Kylie Jenner infamously kept lying about her lips being natural, which sparked a huge pop culture moment and led to the creation of her now-iconic lip kit.

An interviewer asking "What's your secret?" to which Kylie replies, "A lot of colors"
E!

This video is a compilation of her talking about her lips — before she admitted to getting fillers.

5. When Bill Clinton lied about his affair with Monica Lewinsky and, well, we all know how big that was:

CSPAN

Clinton was impeached for lying under oath.

6. When James Frey lied to Oprah — and readers — about his memoir A Million Little Pieces.

Oprah saying "I have to say it is difficult for me to talk to you because I feel really duped. But more importantly, I feel that you betrayed millions of readers"
ABC / OWN

A report showed that James Frey had lied about several events in his book, including how long he spent in jail. You can watch Oprah confront him here. The two eventually made up, seen here.

7. When the entire phone call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift leaked, proving that Kanye and Kim Kardashian lied about Taylor approving the "Famous" lyric that referred to her as a "bitch."

The infamous phone call between Taylor Swift & Kanye West has leaked online in full, proving Swift's claims of the “I made that b*tch famous” line correct. In the call, Kanye does not warn her about that lyric being included in the song.

Twitter: @PopBase

8. When comedian Steve Rannazzisi lied about surviving the 9/11 attacks. He later admitted it was a lie.

Steve Rannazzisi on Sirius XM
Sirius XM / Howard Stern / Via youtube.com

“I was not at the Trade Center on that day,” he eventually admitted. “I don’t know why I said this. This was inexcusable. I am truly, truly sorry.”

9. When Milli Vanilli was exposed for lip-synching to all their songs. It was actually these singers, who detailed it all in an Oprah interview:

View this video on YouTube

youtube.com / Via OWN

10. When Bow Wow got caught lying about flying on a private jet, which sparked the #BowWowChallenge:

Twitter: @Al_Khee

11. When Brian Williams lied about being in an aircraft "hit by RPG fire" in Iraq when he was really in a different helicopter:

"I want to apologize. I said I was traveling in an aircraft that was hit by RPG fire. I was instead in a following aircraft"
NBC

12. When Paris Hilton told Larry King she had never done drugs — only ADD medication — but was arrested for possession of cocaine:

Paris said, "[Just] Adderall. Anyone who has ADD takes it"
CNN

13. When Jack White got caught lying about bandmate Meg White, who he used to call his "sister," when she was actually his ex-WIFE:

Jack and Meg White posing at an event together
Sylvain Gaboury / FilmMagic / Via Getty

He said he basically did it so people wouldn't care more about the relationship than the music. Full explainer of why he did that here

14. When Lance Armstrong lied about using performance-enhancing drugs:

Lance told Larry King, "I have never doped. That's crazy"
CNN

Lance was exposed after several other teammates admitted to doping and included him as someone who does too.

15. When the Washington Post published a list of 30,000+ lies that Donald Trump told during his presidency:

"Trump's false or misleading claims total 30,573 over 4 years"

16. When Martha Stewart lied to authorities about insider trading and iconically went to prison for five months:

Martha Stewart shown on a TV screen with the caption: "prison bound"
ABC / Via youtube.com

According to History.com, Martha lied "about her sale of ImClone stock."

17. When pop group Tatu pretended to be a lesbian couple for publicity. You probably know their song "All The Things She Said":

View this video on YouTube

Universal Music Russia / Via youtube.com

H/T: dbsx77

18. When Elizabeth Holmes said her blood-testing machine could accurately run thousands of tests from just a single drop of blood, knowing it couldn't. This was exposed by journalist John Carreyrou, who wrote a scathing piece on her company Theranos.

Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

19. And lastly, when Hilaria Baldwin pretended she was Spanish:

Fitness entrepreneur Hilaria Baldwin, the wife of actor Alec Baldwin, posted a lengthy video on Instagram over the weekend after claims that she was faking her Spanish accent went viral on Twitter. https://t.co/JZHG0dX0s8

Twitter: @cnni

H/T: tracyrader

Did we miss any celeb lies? Let me know in the comments below!

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