The entertainment industry has witnessed the influx of arrays of talented young men and women. Many of these talented individuals are regarded as celebrities partly because of their outstanding ability to excel in the chosen field of entertainment.
Today, the entertainment industry has got many celebrities that have made it big in their chosen career. Despite their exceeding talent and achievements, they have been reported to be promiscuous. The involvement of the celebrities in various extramarital affairs coupled with their promiscuous way of life has led some of them to contract the disease called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Recently, some celebrities came out to declare their health status as regards having STDs. Even though many of them are least expected to have contracted STDs, the truth remains that they are living with the disease. The surprise that comes with the names of celebrities that have sexually transmitted disease necessitates the need to discuss them.
The table below summarizes the STDs contracted by the celebrities
|Name of Celebrities||STDs contracted|
|Robin Williams||Genital herpes|
|Julia Sweeney||Human Papillomavirus (HPV)|
|Pamela Anderso||Hepatitis C|
|Billy Idol||Genital herpes|
|David Hasselhoff||Genital herpes|
|Anne Heche||Genital herpes|
With that said, today, I will be telling you the top celebrities that are living with STDs.
Born on the 21st of July 1951, Robin McLaurin Williams was an amazing American comedian and actor. The fantastic celebrity was well remembered for his excellent acting skills. In his lifetime, Robin Williams was known as a ranking comedian with arrays of memorable voices. As an actor, Robin Willaims is remembered for his role in the family-friend movie and other exciting movies where he was featured. The American born comedian and actor was involved in some sexual habits in the early 1980s. He was specifically sued by a waitress for transmitting STDs into her. The cocktail waitress sued him for giving her genital herpes while having extramarital affairs with her. This allegation happened while Robin Williams was in his first marriage. The ingenuity of the allegation was proved right when Robin offered for settlement out of court.
Born on the 10th of October 1959, Julia Anne Sweeney is an intelligent American comedian, actress, and author. The fantastic actress became famous when she was featured in the movie titled Saturday Night Live. As days went by, Julia Sweeney had extramarital affairs and this led her to contract sexually transmitted diseases called Human Papillomavirus (HPV). The HPV resulted in her developing dangerous cervical cancer. Julia Sweeney was lucky enough to get her cervical cancer treated. After she recovered from the disease, she produced a fantastic one-woman show to create fun out of her health travails. Julia Sweeney later became an ambassador and a speaker for the treatment of cervical cancer and HPV.
Born in the city of Ladysmith, Pamela Denise Anderson is an intelligent actress that performs different acting roles with extraordinary skills. The amazing actress has been featured in numerous international movies. Aside from her acting job, Pamela Anderson is also known as an activist, model, author, and television personality. She has been featured in different television series. Pamela Anderson contracted a disease called Hepatitis C. Though not an STD, Hepatitis C was transmitted through her sexual activities with her ex-husband called Motley Crue. Her ex-husband is a controversial character who was involved in drug abuse, general griminess, and tattoo practices.
Billy Idol also is known as William Michael Albert Broad, is a professional singer, musician, actor, and songwriter that has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. The fantastic musician who holds dual citizenship in the United Kingdom and the United States achieved the fame needed to set his career on the right path in the early 1970s. The punk star was reported to have contracted an STD called genital herpes through his extramarital affair with women. Billy Idol is known to live a free-love lifestyle that allows him to have attractive women around him at all times.
Trey Songz, also called Tremaine Aldon Neverson is a talented young man that is known for his singing, rapping, songwriting, and acting attributes. Trey Songz started his full musical career when he launched his debut album titled I Gotta Make It. The amazing rapper declared in his radio interview that he had contracted Crab, an STD, from one of her favorite female friends during his teen years. Crab is an infestation and not really an STD. However, it can easily be treated and does not pose recurring problems to the carrier when treated properly.
Earvin Jonhson famously known as Magic Johnson is a professional basketball player that made a wonderful impact in the sporting world in his playing days. Magic Johnson also contributed his quota to the development of basketball when he was elected as the president of basketball operators in the LA Lakers. In 1991, Magic Johnson announced he had contracted HIV. The famous basketball player contracted the virus from his multiple sexual partners in his active playing days. Thereafter, he created a foundation to help in combating HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. The foundation was called the Magic Johnson Foundation. The foundation assisted in creating the needed awareness about HIV and also gave sexual orientation to heterosexual individuals and other people that have little idea about its mode of transmission. His experiences with HIV have earned him an accolade called the leading face of HIV.
Tommy David Morrison also called Tommy Morrison, was a fantastic professional boxer that competed at the highest level during his active days. Tommy Morrison was a successful boxer that won so many awards in-ring. In 1996, Tommy Morrison was diagnosed and tested positive for HIV. In February 1996, Tommy Morrison addressed a press conference where he declared his HIV status to be positive. He attributed the cause of contracting the disease to his fast, permissive, and reckless lifestyle. In his quest to orientate the society, Tommy Morrison launched a foundation called KnockOut AIDS Foundation. The foundation was established to raise funds for combating HIV/AIDS. Tommy Morrison eventually died in 2013. His mother has attributed the cause of his death to HIV/ AIDS while his wife has consistently refuted the claim.
Gregory Efthimios Louganis, also known as Greg Louganis, is an excellent Olympic gold medalist that represented the United States of America's Olympic team in 1984 and 1988. Though he suffered an injury while on duty for the United States team, the injury could not stop him from winning more gold medals and eventually winning the Athlete of the Year. His fans would have become afraid of losing him if he had declared his HIV status the year he won the Olympic gold medal. However, Greg Louganis became positive for HIV. The talented athlete was able to overcome the virus with chlorine and blood diluted in many gallons of water. This assisted him in getting back to his feet. Greg Louganis later became an ambassador of the epidemic called HIV.
David Michael Hasselhoff is an American singer, actor, television personality, producer, and businessman. The amazing actor is among the few personalities that have their name on the Guinness World Record when he was awarded the most-watched man on television. Hoff, as he is popularly called, has an unending affection for women. His affairs with varieties of women resulted in him - contracting genital herpes. The talented TV personality did not make his STDs status public. However, his wife divorced him in 2006. It was at this time that his wife eventually declared that David Hasselhoff had been infected with genital herpes long before they got married in 1989.
The list of celebrities with STDs will not be complete without discussing Anne Heche. The American actress, screenwriter, and director has got a long history of various sexual challenges in her family. In her memoir, Anne Heche explained that she had contracted genital herpes since her infancy. She claimed that her father transmitted the disease to her through different degrees of sexual abuse. Anne Heche's father died of AIDS at the age of 45. Her mother has failed to believe in the homosexual character of her husband because she is a Christain therapist that focuses on lecturing people on how to overcome homosexuality. Anne Heche's sister also believes the psychological imbalance suffered by Anne Heche affected her negatively. This enhanced their doubt about her claim.
Celebrities have always contributed tremendously to the happiness of all individuals in society. They are also known to be the best in their chosen career. Despite their talents, they are also involved in extramarital and sexual activities which have caused the death of some of them. Today, I have given detailed information about the top celebrities that contracted STDs. Please read through and be guided on your sexual life.