7 Celebs Whose Scandals Threatened Their Endorsement Deals

Sarah Gray | May 6, 2013 - 10:00 am

Oh, the ever complex symbiotic relationship between celebrities and their corporate sponsors.  Making each other money one handshake and photograph at a time.  Yet all can go awry quite quickly in the fickle world of celebrity.  Do something scandalous?  It could cost you … a buttload.

It has been quite the few weeks for celebrities and brands: from Mountain Dew pulling Tyler The Creator’s racist commercia, to the Reebok CEO’s strange comments about Rick Ross, to Lil Wayne and his own problems with Mountain Dew.  Nothing makes  you apologize like the potential end of a deal. In honor of these rocky relationships, we dug through the list of tainted brand/celeb relationships.  From fallen sports stars to non-role model supermodels, click through to see who else fell from the graces of corporate sponsorship.