Transcript for Public Figures Who Behaved Badly This Year
In many ways, it was a year full of surprises and even shocking revelation. Especially when it came to the all-star names that made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Here is dan harris with our 2013 dishonor roll. ♪ Reporter: Justin bieber had quite a year. Where to begin. Well, he was caught on camera peeing in a bucket at a nightclub. He was literally carried up the great wall of china by his body guard. He let his pet baby monkey behind in germany. And then there's the walk of shame from a brothel in brazil. So why is justin bieber paying for sex? That is like kernel sanders paying for chicken. It just shouldn't happen. We know we can find some chicken -- Reporter: From frying chicken to stirring up trouble. Next up, celebrity chef paula de deen. She was accuse by a former employee by using the n-word. Paula deen, a old southern white woman used the n-word. Are we surprised? Reporter: Deen admitted she used the word but she insisted in a non-mean way. Someone revealed she wanted a plantation style event where she wanted to have young, black men dr dress like servants. It's one of those tone deaf moments. Reporter: Deen lost nearly all her sponsors. Please forgive me for the mistakes that I've made. Reporter: An awkward apology followed and then the public debate. Will she survive this? Politics always a rich source of dishonorable behavior. . Reporter: Exhibit a in 2013, rob ford, major of toronto who could not stop a seemingly uncontrollable urge to incriminate himself. Do you smoke crack cocaine? Yes. Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stoopers. Have you purchased illegal drugs in the last two years? I mean, you can't make this up. It's turning into a comedy skit. Live from new york, it's "saturday night live". In fact, it has. I'm sorry for how I have been acting. It's not my indicative of my position of mayor in this great town of major. I have to ask -- not here. Reporter: He was stripped of most of his powers, but he did not go quietly. Good evening, everyone. Welcome to sun news in ford nation. I'm mayor rob ford. Reporter: He launched a talk show that was cancelled after one episode. Begin today by apologizing to you. Reporter: Here is a mayor who displayed tradition of a more traditional style. He was accused of harassing 19 female staffers. Everything from kisses to head locks. ♪ Reporter: In an interesting twist the local media helped lead the charge to rid san diego of filner creating a parody of a hit song. ♪ Reporter: And finally he did. ♪ Reporter: Just a few years after he resigned from congress over revelations that she sent lewd pictures of himself of women he sent online, anthony wiener threw his hat in the political ring for a run for the mayor of new york city. I made some big mistakes. I learned tough lessons. He did well in the polls initially until new allegations of sexting emerge mfd he was using a pseudonym that was too good be true. Carlos danger. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again with a different result. Which case anthony wiener is insane. Reporter: Wiener lost the election and here is how he said good-bye to the press. From the world of sports lance armstrong making another appearance on our list. I'm sick and tired of these allegations. I've never taken performance enhancing drugs. As far as I'm concerned, this will be the end of the story. Reporter: Wishful thinking. After years of traveling the path of deny, deny, deny, armstrong finally came to use a loaded term clean. Yes or no, did you ever take banned substances? Yeah. Wow, I was stunned. I was amazed. I had no idea. Reporter: Armstrong was sued by the federal government, former teammates and people who read his out biography. They are seeking more than $100 million in damages. It wasn't just that he tarnished his legacy, it was that other people's lives were profoundly impacted by the lies that he told. That sinked him to a level of vilny that goes far beyond just tarnishing the legacy of a yellow jersey. Reporter: What better way to round our our dishonor roll -- wow. Yeah! Yeah! Reporter: With the misadventures of my fellow on hair ho air hosts in 2013. They raised a few eye bros. Ladies and gentlemen -- those were not grape nults i ate. My cat threw up. I ate cat vomet right here on television. High definition . Reporter: First day of work for a.J. Clementi did not go well and the viewers were not the only ones caught off guard. Good evening. I'm van tieu. He will be joining the news team as my co-anchor. We all had bad days on our first day of work. I locked my keys in my car and i was late. But I didn't cuss on national television. I mean, that would be imparable. It's show. Reporter: His first and last day happened simultaneously because -- he was fired.
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