Celebrity Persuasive Speech

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We have a strange love/hate relationship with celebrities, don’t we? Whether they are sports stars, actors, politicians or singers, there are some famous faces that we just can’t get enough of and there are others who just get under our skin. At times, we can’t even say what makes us dislike a celebrity but we just know that we don’t like them.

We all have secrets, and one of the biggest skeletons that people can have in their closet is murder. Celebrities are the same. Sometimes they achieve incredible heights in their careers only to have it all fall down when they kill someone. Of course, there are some that manage to keep themselves out of trouble by hiring the best legal minds available but there are times when even this isn’t enough.
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Now we find out that she killed someone (okay, accidently, but still) and couldn’t even take responsibility?

14 Brandy Norwood

Brandy Norwood has sold over 40 million records worldwide during her career which makes her one of the bestselling female artists of all time. Her distinctive voice and elaborate riffs have earned her dozens of accolades including a Grammy Award and seven Billboard Music Award. She’s also a talented actress and appeared in films like I Still Know What You Did Last Summer and sitcoms like Moesha. She seemed to have everything going for her but back in 2006 a high publicized car accident almost ruined her reputation.

Norwood struck another vehicle on the Los Angeles' San Diego (405) Freeway killing the driver. No charges were brought against her but her several lawsuits were brought against her which caused her fifth album
Human (2008) to bomb.

13 Snoop
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Stephen King called her "perhaps the most terrifying female villain to ever appear in a television series” and coming from him that’s really saying something!

But Felicia came from troubled background. Her mother was addicted to crack and as a result Felicia was born prematurely. By the time she was fourteen years old she was already dealing drugs. It was also at this age that Pearson was arrested and charged with murder after she shot another girl. She ended up serving almost seven years in prison. But she managed to turn her life around during this time and went on to land her role on The Wire.

10 Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez had a promising career as a football player which came to a screeching halt when he was arrested for the murder of Odin Lloyd ,a semi-professional player who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancée at the time. He’d been playing for the New England Patriots at the time but they released him immediately after his

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