Top celebrity spokesperson fiascos

It may have come a little late for Tiger Woods, who found many of his endorsement deals dropped like a ton of bricks amid the never-ending revelations of his countless infidelities, but a new Adweek Media/Harris Poll survey found three-quarters of Americans (74%) say when a celebrity endorser gets involved in a scandal, it doesn't impact the way they feel about the brand or brands they endorse. Just over one in five (22%) say they feel worse about the endorsed brands.

But the golf great is just one of many spokespeople who was summarily dumped for embarrassing the brands they were paid handsomely to promote. Continue reading to see other, surprising -- sometimes shocking -- circumstances that led to similar contract terminations.